Synod Council

Synod Council 2023 - 2024

Representation Name Years Congregation
BishopThe Rev. Richard E. Jaech2013 - 2025Synod Bishop
Vice PresidentTom Hulst2023 - 2024St. Mark's by the Narrows, Tacoma
SecretaryKathryn Nelson2018 - 2026Member ELCA Congregation
TreasurerLeslee Froehlich2018 - 2024Member ELCA Congregation
YouthFlint Georgescu2023 - 2025Hope, Enumclaw
Young AdultTori Beavin2021 - 2024Messiah Lutheran/Jubilee Collective, Vancouver
At Large (lay)Susan Dickey2023 - 2026Trinity, Longview
At Large (rostered)Rev. Doug Peterson2023 - 2026Faith, Shelton
Coastal ConferenceSuzan Stegemoeller2023 - 2026Amazing Grace, Aberdeen
Evergreen ConferenceDeacon Tammy Rismiller2022 - 2025Trinity, Enumclaw
Ft. Vancouver ConferenceRev. Gary Larson2023 - 2025Trinity, Vancouver
Lower Columbia ConferenceMary Rosen2023 - 2026Member ELCA Congregation
MISS ConferenceRev. Linda Peightel2023 - 2026St. Marks by the Narrows, Tacoma
Mt. Rainier ConferenceRev. Briana Merkle2019 - 2025Mountain View, Edgewood
Olympic ConferenceKathy Long2021 - 2023Dungeness Valley, Sequim
Peninsula ConferenceRev. Jonathan Sansgaard2021 - 2024Silverdale, Silverdale
South Sound ConferenceRev. Eric Utto-Galarneau2023 - 2026St. Mark, Lacey
Tacoma Narrows ConferenceDeacon Ingelaurie Lisher2021 - 2024St Mark’s by the Narrows, Tacoma
Tacoma Southwest ConferenceMichael Courts2021 - 2024Christ, Lakewood