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Council of Trustees

The Council of Trustees shall be composed of the following members, all of whom shall be entitled to vote: the Bishop, the Bishop Coadjutor and Suffragan Bishop, if there be such, the Administrative Officers, the Chancellor, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the Registrar, the President of the Standing Committee, the presiding officer of the Episcopal Churchwomen, a representative of the Youth Advisory Board, and the seven Convocation Conveners in office at the time, and six members elected by the Annual Convention. Those elected by Annual Convention shall be elected as follows: three shall be presbyters or deacons canonically resident in this Diocese and three shall be lay persons, one from each Order to be elected annually for three-year terms.

COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES
OFFICERS (ex officio voting members)

Chancellor Charles (“Chuck”) Banks, Esq.
Vice Chancellor Thomas Schmidt, Esq.
Vice Chancellor Barbara McLemore, Esq.
Secretary Tyrone A. Powell, Esq.
Treasurer Deborah F. McCloskey

EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS (per Diocesan Canons)
Standing Committee President: The Rev. Barbara Hutchinson
Canon for Finance and Operations: Mr. Chad Linder
President Episcopal Church Women (ECW): Ms. Cindy Mohr
Chair Children & Youth Committee: Ms. Mary Ellen Kilp

BISHOP’S (2017) APPOINTMENTS – (3 year term) Voting Members
Mr. Ken Dotson
Ms. Michalagh Moritz
Mr. Richard Sawyer

ELECTED MEMBERS
(Quorum is seven (7) members who have been elected by convention or convocations)

ELECTED BY CONVENTION for a three-year term

Mrs. Linda Hoover (2020)
The Rev. Jennifer Mattson (2020)
Ms. Shannon Berndt (2021)
The Rev. James Jenkins (2021)
The Rev. Amy Welin (2022)
Ms. Allison Carnahan (2022)
Mr. Thomas Hinton (2022)

CONVENORS & ASSISTANT CONVENORS OF THE CONVOCATIONS
(Elected by members of the Convocations for a two-year term)

ALTOONA:
The Rev. Gene Tucker (2021)
Marilyn Pyeatt (2020)

HARRISBURG:
Mr. Anthony Alexander (2021)
The Rev. Rebecca Myers (2021)

LANCASTER:
The Rev. J. Patrick Peters (2020)            
Elaine Austin (2020)

NORTHERN TIER:
The Rev. Janis Yskamp (2020)
Beth Rowland (2020)

SOUTHERN:
The Rev. Grant Ambrose (2021)                     
Assistant TBD

SUSQUEHANNA:
The Rev. Canon Paul Donecker (2020)         
Sandy Elion (2020)

WEST BRANCH:
Mr. Kyle Murphy (2021)
Mr. Brian Hess (2021)

List updated 12/9/2019.