Before being namesd to the Inaugural 2014 Student Management Board, Richard (Alex) Storms was a volunteer for 2012 International Law and Religion Symposium and a 2013 Student Research Fellow for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spending a six-week internship in Tokyo, Japan, before returning to Provo to spend the remainder of the summer completing a guided research project involving the Center’s annual update for the treatise Religious Organizations and the Law. He has now been appointed to the Management Board for 2014-2015. A husband and a father of a beautiful little girl, Alex grew up in Seattle, Washington. After serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sendai, Japan, Alex obtained a Bachelor’s of Accounting at Brigham Young University Hawaii. While there, Alex gained a deep appreciation for working with diverse cultures; developing friendships with people from Pakistan, Mongolia, Serbia, Philippines, and many other nations. Upon graduating summa cum laude from BYU-Hawaii, Richard developed his professional skills while working for Independence University. After a few years, Alex resigned to attend law school.