Members & Church Liaisons

Commission on Ministry

Works with churches in pastoral transitions, approves pastoral calls, and provides general oversight of all Teaching Elders, including those in Validated Ministries.

Membership: The COM is composed of twenty-seven (27) Teaching and Ruling Elders in approximately equal numbers.

Current Members of the Commission on Ministry:

Class of 2021:

  • Rev. Mindy Campbell (Warminster, First)
  • Elder Joan Clerk (Oak Lane)
  • Elder George Henisee (Bryn Mawr)
  • Elder Randy Rosensteel (Germantown, First)
  • Rev. Pam McShane (Tree of Life)
  • Rev. Kari Olson (East Falls)
  • Rev. Anna Grant-Borden (Mt. Airy)
  • Elder Dave Sager (Doylestown)
  • Elder Yvonne Rudolph (Berean)

Class of 2022:

  • Rev. Ted Mingle (Lower Providence)
  • Elder Julia Hill (Yeadon)
  • Rev. Raymond Bonwell (Board of Pensions)
  • Elder Jim Ballangee (Arch Street)Moderator
  • Rev. Jose Irizzary (Board of Pensions)
  • Rev. Jieun Lee (Podowon)
  • Elder Suzy Christensen (Philadelphia, First)
  • Elder Eck Gerner (Swarthmore)
  • Rev. Rachel Rhodes (Morrisville)

Class of 2023:

Rev. Brian Russo (Chestnut Hill)
Rev. François Lacroix (Wallingford)
Elder Deb Walters (Deep Run)
Rev. Peter Ahn (Olivet-Covenant)
Elder Ray Rife (Abington)
Rev. Diane Fitch (Ardmore, First)
Rev. Jim Thomas (Ridley Park)
Rev. Brenton Thompson (Crossroads)
Rev. Anne Clark-Duncan (HR)

Presbytery Staff:

  • Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace (Executive Presbyter)
  • Rev. Kevin Porter (Stated Clerk)