Rev. Jay Rundell

Rev. Jay Rundell is president of Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO). An ordained Elder in the Rocky Mountain Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, Rundell was appointed in 2006 to serve as president of the seminary, where he also occasionally teaches homiletics on campus.

Rundell is a clergy member of the Mountain Sky Annual Conference and recently completed service as president of the Association of United Methodist Theological Schools. He has served on the Commission on Theological Education of the University Senate of The United Methodist Church, sits on the Board of Directors of Educational and Institutional Insurance Administrators Inc., and is president of the Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus.

A native of South Dakota, Rundell is a graduate of Augustana College and Iliff School of Theology. He is married to Dr. Kristen Rundell, chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. They are the proud parents of a daughter who lives and works in Columbus.