Staff

Staff Directory

The synod staff works with congregations in candidacy, the call process, formation, leadership development, stewardship, evangelism, church finance, property administration, congregational management, and conflict resolution. The staff also maintains the roster and carries out work in accounting and communication.

Office Staff

Bishop_McCoid 

 
The Rev. Donald J. McCoid 
Interim Bishop
212-870-2373 • email
 
 
Deacon_Ruege
 
 
 
Synod Deacon Gayle Ruege 
Senior Assistant 
212-870-2373 • email
 
 
 
Susan_Brandt
 
 
Susan Brandt
Director for Finance/Administration and Grant Management
212-870-2378 • email
 
 
 
Perucy_Butiku
 
 
 
The Rev. Perucy Butiku 
Assistant to the Bishop for Global & Multicultural Mission
212-870-2381 • email
 
 
Regina_Daniels
 
 
Regina Daniels
Executive Administrator
212-870-2385 • email
 
 
Branden_Dupree
 
Branden Dupree 
Assistant to Director for Evangelical Mission 
212-870-2384 • email
 
 
 
 
Mark_Goodwin
 
 
Mark Goodwin
Synod-Owned Property Management
914-262-1876 • email
 
 
Ardath_Heard
 
 
Ardath Heard
Office Administrator 
212-870-2385
 
 
 
 
Jonathan_Linman
 
 
The Rev. Jonathan Linman, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the Bishop for Faith and Leadership Formation
212-870-2374 • email
 
 
 
Roberto_Lara
 
 
Roberto Lara
Director for Communications
212-870-2383 • email
 
 
 
 
María_Rodas
 
 
Maria Rodas 
Administrator to the Executive Staff
212-870-2387 • email
 
 
 
 
Margy_Schmitt
 
 
 
Deacon Margy Schmitt Ajer
Assistant to the Bishop for Congregations
212-870-2377 • email
 
 
 
Lamont_Wells
 
The Rev. Lamont Wells
Director for Evangelical Mission/Assistant to the Bishop
212-870-2379 • email
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