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Southwest California Synod Staff

Fernando G. Russo, MBA, MSF

Director of Finance and Administration

The Rev. Tracy Williams

Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Care

TaSh Elzie

Director of Communications

Tyra Dennis

Youth Ministry Coordinator & Organizer

Julia Morales

Manager for Candidacy and Mobility

Lisa Higginbotham

Gift Planner/Advancement Advisor

Claudia Iao

Administrative Assistant

Robin Lujan

Office Administrator for Rostered Ministry

June Kline


Bill Nuzzo

Properties and Facilities Manager

Priscilla Merlo

Welcoming Congregations Coordinator