is a member of the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses
. He started pioneering in 1958, and from 1965 to 1997, he was in the circuit and district work. Thereafter, he and his wife, Gloria, were members of the Bethel family in the United States, where Brother Herd has been working in the Service Department. He was also serving as a helper to the Service Committee. In 1999 he was appointed a member of the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses
in Brooklyn, New York.
- The Watchtower January 1, 2000, p. 29, Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc.