Synod Council

Synod Council

Between meetings of the Synod Assembly (the highest legislative body of the synod), the Synod Council serves as the board of directors. The Synod Council is made up of voting members from different conferences, as well as four officers: president (the bishop), vice president, secretary and treasurer.

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Bishop Paul Egensteiner
Renée Wicklund, Vice President (2018-2022, 1st)
The Rev. Robert Schoepflin, Secretary (2018-2022, 3rd)
Mr. John Litke, Treasurer (2018-2022, 1st)
Cynthia Corley (2016-2020, 1st)
​The Rev. Chryll Crews (2021-2024, 3rd)
The Rev. Jeanine Owens (2021-2024, 2nd)


Wendy Bean Tannenbaum (2018-2022, 2nd)
S. Dcn. Steven Daniels (2018-2022, 1st)
The Rev. George Dietrich (2021-2024, 2nd)
Dave Ehlers (2018-2022, 1st)
Hazel Goldstein (2018-2022, 1st)
The Rev. Marva Jenkins (2018-2022, 1st)
Erich Markert (2021-2024, 2nd)
Anita Martin-Williams (2018-2022, 1st)
Anna Moritz (2021-2024, 1st)
The Rev. David Parsons (2018-2022, 1st)
The Rev. Daniel Peter Penumaka (2018-2022, 2nd)
Lily Sage Mathias (2021-2024, 2nd)
Aiden Sargent (2021-2024, 1st)
Thomas Sargent (2018-2022, 1st)
S. Dcn. Cecil Spurlock-Schackelton (2018-2022, 1st)
The Rev. Brooke Swertfager (2021-2024, 1st)
The Rev. Kimberly Wilson (2021-2024, 1st)