Synod Council

Synod Council 2023 - 2024

Position Name Years on Synod Council Congregation City
BishopThe Rev. Richard E. Jaech2013 - 2025Synod BishopTacoma
Vice PresidentTom Hulst2023 - 2024St. Mark's by the NarrowsTacoma
SecretaryKathryn Nelson2018 - 2026Member ELCA Congregation
TreasurerLeslee Froehlich2018 - 2024Member ELCA Congregation
Youth RepFlint Georgescu2023 - 2025HopeEnumclaw
Young Adult RepTori Beavin2021 - 2024Messiah Lutheran/Jubilee CollectiveVancouver
At Large (lay)Susan Dickey2023 - 2026TrinityLongview
At Large (Rostered)Rev. Doug Peterson2023 - 2026FaithShelton
Coastal Conference RepSuzan Stegemoeller2023 - 2026Amazing GraceAberdeen
Evergreen Conference RepDeacon Tammy Rismiller2022 - 2025TrinityEnumclaw
Ft. Vancouver Conference RepRev. Gary Larson2023 - 2025TrinityVancouver
Lower Columbia Conference RepMary Rosen2023 - 2026Member ELCA Congregation
MISS Conference RepRev. Linda Peightel2023 - 2026St. Marks by the NarrowsTacoma
Mt. Rainier Conference RepRev. Briana Merkle2019 - 2025Mountain ViewEdgewood
Olympic Conference RepKathy Long2021 - 2023Dungeness ValleySequim
Peninsula Conference RepRev. Jonathan Sansgaard2021 - 2024SilverdaleSilverdale
South Sound Conference RepRev. Eric Utto-Galarneau2023 - 2026St. MarkLacey
Tacoma Narrows Conference RepDeacon Ingelaurie Lisher2021 - 2024St Mark’s by the NarrowsTacoma
Tacoma Southwest Conference RepMichael Courts2021 - 2024ChristLakewood