Syl Schieber served on the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board from 1998 through 2009. He was appointed Chairman by President George W. Bush on October 1, 2006 and served in that role until departing the Board. Syl and his wife, Vicki, lost their daughter, Shannon, to murder in 1998. In the decades since, they have become vocal opponents of capital punishment.
These grieving parents found new meaning in the Lord's Prayer and its call to forgiveness.