Synod Council

The Synod Council is the board of directors of the synod and serves as its interim legislative authority between meetings of the synod assembly, which occurs annually. Council members are elected for three-year terms by the voting members during the annual assembly. Nominations come from the eight conferences and also at large.


BISHOP: CURRY, Yehiel - Shekinah Chapel, Chicago (South) '25


VICE PRESIDENT: HENDERSON, Terry - Good Shepherd, Robbins (Southwest) '21


TREASURER: NEWBERRYWHITE, Yvette - Bethany, Chicago (South) '23


SECRETARY: CLAUSEN, Erin - St. James, Western Springs (Near West) '21



AIMONETTE, Rev. Amy - Holy Cross, Wheaton (West) '23


BROWN, Myrtis - St. Stephen's, Chicago (South) '21

[not pictured] CHRISTENSEN, Rev. Erik - Grace, Evanston (Northeast) '23

[not pictured] COSTELLO, Rebekah - St. Matthew, Itasca (Northwest) '21

[not pictured] DAHLKE, Alyssa - Christ, Vernon Hills (North) '21

[not pictured] DELEON, Jennifer - Chicago (Central) '23

[not pictured] DOYLE, Phyllis - Edison Park, Chicago (Central) '21

danielthumb.jpgFEIERTAG, Daniel - Good Shepherd, Oak Park (Near West) ‘21

JasonThumb.jpgGLOMBICKI, Rev. Jason - Wicker Park, Chicago '23

RodgerThumb2.jpgJONES, Rodger - Bethel (West), Chicago (Central) ‘23

[not pictured] KATSCHKE, Dcn. Tracy - Aurora (North) ‘23

ChristinaGKthumb.jpgKLEIN, Rev. Christina - Edgebrook, Chicago (Central) '21

michellethumb.jpgKNAPP, Michelle - Immanuel, Chicago (Northeast) '21

Bettythumb.jpgLANDIS, Rev. Betty - St. Paul's, Evanston (Northeast) '21

TimThumb.jpgLINSTROM, Rev. Timothy - Holy Spirit, Lincolnshire (North) '23

RebeccaPayne.jpgPAYNE, REBECCA - Trinity, Evanston (Young Adult) '23

IvanThumb2.jpgPEREZ, Iván - St. Luke's Logan Square, Chicago (Central) '21

JoannPostthumb2.jpgPOST, Rev. JoAnn - Ascension, Northfield (Northeast) '23

MikeRThumb.jpgRUSSELL, Rev. Michael - Jubilee Faith Community Church (Southwest) ‘21

charlesthumb.jpgWILLETT, Charles - Good Shepherd, Robbins (Southwest) ‘23

[not pictured] WILLEY, Pam - ,Elgin (Northeast) '23

Eric_Worringer.jpgWORRINGER, Rev. Eric - Holy Family, Chicago (Northeast) '23

Joe Yucha thumb.jpgYUCHA, Rev. Joe - Faith, Glen Ellyn (West) '23

Synod Attorney:
Mr. Andy Tecson

ELCA Church Council Liaison:

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