The Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod Council

The synod council is the interim legislative authority between meetings of the synod assembly. Among the responsibilities of the synod council are:

  • Recommending program goals and budgets to the assembly
  • Carrying out the resolutions of the assembly
  • Providing annual reviews of the roster

Bishop: The Rev. Kurt F. Kusserow
Vice President: R. Brandon James
Secretary: Jeannette Christensen 
Treasurer:  Vacant

Guidelines for Synod Treasurer:

For a document outlining the position description for synodical Treasurer, please download the following document:

Synod Treasurer Guidelines Synod Treasurer Guidelines (186 KB)


Terms expiring in 2019:

Clergy:

Ross I. Carmichael
Nathaneil Christman
William A. Schaefer
Clifton J. Suehr

Laypersons:

Betty Albright
Christopher D. Atwood
Susan K. Devine
Janet A. Flecken
Sarah Lundie
Andrew Sabol
Kyra Short

Terms expiring in 2021:

Clergy:

Christina A. Hough
Bruce P. Nordeen
Robert J. Schaefer
Kimberly M. van Driel

Laypersons:

Tricia Christman
Barbara Nugent
Kathye Schaeffer
John Webb
Jacob Zaffuto