Southwest California Synod Council

*Executive Committee

Council Officers:
Bishop Brenda Bos*
Ms. Lisa Curtis*, Vice-President
Mr. Michael Metzger*, Treasurer
The Rev. Keith Banwart*, Secretary

Members at Large:

The Rev. Amie Odahl
The Rev. Megan Fryling
Mr. John Halbert
The Rev. Jame Boline*
The Rev. Marta Salazar*
Ms. Frances Hale
Ms. Allison Demeter Johnson
Viv Vega
Robert Siemer
Deacon Nancy Ackerman
Wolf Heim
Nicole Kippen

Youth Representative:  Avery Mansmann

Ms. Kristal Shipp, WELCA Representative (non-voting)

Conference Representatives: 

Ms. Laura Salazar Krueger, Central Coast
Mr. Todd Honda*, Channel Islands
The Rev. Rick Hall, Foothill
Ms. Karen Moyer, Greater Long Beach
Zekiah N. Wright, Esq., Los Angeles Metropolitan
Ms. Margarita Gonzalez, South Bay*
The Rev. James Mericle, San Gabriel Valley
(Vacant), Tehachapi
Karen Tomlinson, Twin Valleys

Southwest California Synod Committees

Term end in parentheses

Consultation Committee

Ms.Carolyn Foster (2025)Ms. Lillian Parker (2027)Mr. Robert Siemer (2027)
The Rev. James Boline (2028)
The Rev. Ron Cox (2028)
The Rev. Kenneth Johnson (2028)
The Rev. Sharon Richter (2028)

Discipline Committee

The Rev. Rod Hines (2025)
The Rev. Jim Boline (2025)The Rev. Tracy Williams (2025)
Ms. Margarita Gonzalez (2027)Ms. Gwendolyn Jackson (2027)
The Rev. Robyn Provis (2027)The Rev. Marc Mohr (2027)
The Rev. Marcos Panahon (2028)
Ms. Robin I. Freeman (2028)
Mr. Nolan Green (2028)
Ms. Sherry O’Neill (2028)

Endowment Committee

Bishop Brenda Bos
Mr. Mike Metzger, SWCA Synod Treasurer

Members at Large:
Ms. Martha Santrizos (2024)
Ms. Renee Brandt (2024)
Deacon Nancy Ackerman (2025)
Ms. Melissa Chaddick (2025)
Ms. Kathleen Elliot-Chillison (2025)
The Rev. Marsha Harris (2025)