Our Leaders and Staff

Presbytery Leaders

Rev. Dr. Janel Dixon: Moderator
Teaching Elder Dr. Janel Dixon currently serves as Pastor, Head of Staff at Cedar Park Presbyterian Church.

Elder Linda Rutkosky: Vice-Moderator

Ruling Elder Linda Rutkosky currently serves at the Doylestown Presbyterian Church.

Presbytery Leadership Collegium:

Rev. Dr. Troy Janel Dixon (Cedar Park) – Moderator
Elder Linda Rutkosky (Doylestown) – Vice-Moderator
Rev. William Caraher (Member at Large) – Commission on Resources and Communication
Rev. Samantha Hudson (Glading) – Moderator Commission on Ministry
Elder Alice Hughes (Newtown) – Northeast Regional Convener
Rev. Cheryl Pyrch (Summit) – Northwest Regional Convener
Rev. Kenneth Ross (Falls of Schuylkill) – Commission on Preparation for Ministry and Membership
Rev. P. Todd Stavrakos (Gladwyne) – Southwest Regional Convener
Elder Wanda Tanner-McNeill (Oxford) – Moderator of Committee on Representation

Presbytery Staff: Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace – Executive Presbyter
Rev. Kevin Porter – Stated Clerk
Elder Lawrence Davis – Business Administrator
Rev. Gregory Klimovitz – Associate Presbyter

Presbytery Staff

Ruth Faith Santana-Grace, Executive Presbyter

Prior to being installed as the first woman in its 300 year history at the May 20, 2014 meeting of the Presbytery of Philadelphia, The Rev. Ruth F. Santana-Grace began serving as Executive Presbyter on February 1, 2014 [read more…]

Kevin Porter, Stated Clerk

Kevin is native of Philadelphia, introduced and nurtured in faith through the Sunday School of the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, where he was confirmed and encouraged to pursue higher education [read more…]

Greg Klimovitz, Associate Presbyter

Born and raised in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, Greg has over 14 years of ministry experience related to youth and young adults, local and international mission partnerships [read more…]

Lawrence Davis, Business Administrator

Larry Davis was raised in New England, graduated from Columbia College in New York City, and spent 32 years in the insurance industry prior to joining the presbytery in 2003 [read more…]

Program & Administrative Staff

Luis Mercado, Property Manager and Computer Consultant


Andrea Cameron, Accounting Manager


Debra Koziol, Office Manager


Cassie Paulk, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Presbyter


Betsi Moise, Social Media, Website & Publications Manager