Officers

Bishop: The Rev. Paul Erickson
Vice President: Joyce Caldwell (Faith, Cedarburg)
Secretary: Rev. Matthew Schlake-Kruse (St. Matthew’s, Wauwatosa)
Treasurer: Tom Gauthier (Grace, Thiensville)

Council Members

At Large – Clergy: The Rev. Lindsay Jordan (St. Luke’s, Waukesha)
At Large – Lay Female: Amber Davis (All People’s, Milwaukee)
At Large – Lay Male: Jerry Key (Peace, Milwaukee)
Kenosha/West Racine Cluster: Joshua Kuehn (Cross, Burlington)
Lake Country Cluster: George Monis (St Olaf, Rubicon)
Milwaukee I: The Rev. Tim Tahtinen (Spirit of Peace, Milwaukee)
Milwaukee II: Janet Wunrow (Faith/Santa Fe, Milwaukee)
Milwaukee III: Claire Zautke (Jackson Park, Milwaukee)
Milwaukee IV: Rev. Pam Lange (Mount Carmel, Milwaukee)
Northern Lakeshore: The Rev. Elizabeth Jaeger (St. Luke, Sheboygan Falls)
Northwest: Mark Christiaansen (Holy Cross, Menomonee Falls)
Belle City (formerly Racine) Cluster: Bob Reinders (Living Faith, Racine)
Waukesha Cluster: The Rev. Kevin Kretzmann Farrar (Atonement, Muskego)
Young Adult Representative: Alilywa Mbise (Living Faith, Racine)
Youth Representative: Anja Logan (St. John, Brookfield)

Non-voting members

President of Synodical Women of the ELCA: Suzanne Seidemann
Anti-Racism Representative: The Rev. Fred Thomas-Breitfeld (Jackson Park, Milwaukee)
Reconciling in Christ Representative: The Rev. Bill Beyer (Grace, Thiensville)
Legal Counsel: Steve Knowles (Davis Kuelthau Attorneys at Law)

2018-2019 Meetings

All meetings begin with dinner at 5:30 p.m. unless noted

Synod Assembly

  • May 29-30, 2020 – Italian Community Center, Milwaukee

Synod Constitution and Bylaws