SYNOD COUNCIL & ELECTED COMMITTEES2022-11-18T16:20:53-08:00

Synod Council – 2022

Bishop: Laurie Larson Caesar (2019-2025)

Vice President: Greg Shea (2019-2023), Trinity, Gresham

Secretary: Deacon Sue Best (2019-2023), Augustana, Portland

Treasurer: Mark Dickman (2018-2022), Immanuel, Silverton

Members at Large

  1. Manuel Borbon (2020-2023) Mid-Willamette Valley Outreach
  2. Marilyn Keller (2021-2024) Augustana, Portland
  3. Bruce Anderson (2021-2024) Zion, LaGrande
  4. Richard Whitwer (2022-2025), Glory Dei, Coos Bay
  5. Rev. Paul Strike (2022-2025), New Life, Florence

Young Adult Representative

  • Vicky Hart (2020-2023), Zion, La Grande

Youth Representative

  • Clara Christensen (2021-2024), Central, Eugene

Cluster Representatives

  • Blue Mountain: Andrew Morris (2021-2024), Grace & Mercy, Hermiston
  • Columbia Coast: Julie Burpee (2020-2023), Peace First, Astoria
  • Crater Lake: Marc T. Kane (2022-2025), Klamath, Klamath Falls
  • Emerald: Becky Shurson (2020-2023), Central, Eugene
  • High Desert: Peggy Jeffries (2022-2025), Nativity, Bend
  • Mt. Hood: Steven Larson (2021-2024), Zion, The Dalles
  • Oregon Trail: Dianna Bernklau (2022-2025), Zoar, Canby
  • Mt. Tabor/PLUM: Leif Rustvold (2021-2024), Bethlehem, Portland
  • Rose: Bobbi Varnes (2022-2025), First Immanuel, Portland
  • Southern Coast: Mary Shultz (2020-2022), Gloria Dei, Coos Bay
  • Sunset: Jon Erickson (2021-2024), Spirit of Grace, Beaverton
  • Vineyard: Rev. Leah Stolte-Doerfler (2020-2023), Immanuel, Silverton

Churchwide Assembly – 2025

Churchwide Council -2022

  • Jennifer Trom
  • Marilyn Keller

Endowment Board -2022

  • Carl Cottingham
  • Pablo Ramirez
  • April Brenden-Locke
  • Rev. Patricia Hughes
  • Rev. Michael Keys
  • Damon Vold
  • Rev. Lori Blake
  • Ron Fenchack

Learn more about the Endowment Board’s work

Discipline Committee -2022

  • Rev. James Abbott
  • Rev. Linda Mueller
  • Rev. Lori Blake
  • David Leverenz

Consultation Committee -2022

  • Kelly Michael Doyle
  • Nathan Whitwer
  • Diane Lafrenz
  • Rev. Dan Schlewitz