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Synod Council

The Synod Council serves as the Rocky Mountain Synod board of directors and as the interim legislative authority between meetings of the Synod Assembly. 

Synod Council Commitment to Serve/Behavioral Covenant 

Rocky Mountain Synod Officers
Synod Council
  • Terry Cole (term end 2022)
  • Todd Herreid (term end 2024)
  • Debra Frank Dew (term end 2022)
  • Ray Ferry (term end 2022)
  • Jeff Fairfax (term end 2022)
  • Jody Brammer-Hoelter (term end 2024)
  • Susan Sharkey (term end 2024)
  • Megan Pierce (term end 2024)
  • Kenny LaJoy (term end 2024)
  • Abel Salazar (term end 2024)
  • Deacon Mary Stoneback (term end 2024)
  • The Rev. Julie Brooks (term end 2024)
  • The Rev. Matthew Weber (term end 2022)
  • The Rev. Eric Allert (term end 2024)
  • The Rev. Dan Tisdel (term end 2024)

 

Consultation Committee
  • Brendon George (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Carlene Goldthwaite (6 year term ending 2020)
  • Keith Langford (6 year term ending 2021)
  • The Rev. Dave Cruson (6 year term ending 2021)
  • The Rev. Tim Orlowski (6 year term ending 2026)
  • The Rev. Ruth Ann Loughry (6 year term ending 2026)
Committee on Discipline
  • Meg Spencer (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Wendy Krull (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Ray Ferry (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Diana Biggs (6 year term ending 2026)
  • The Rev. Paul Rosin (6 year term ending 2021)
  • The Rev. Larry Davis (6 year term ending 2021)
  • The Rev. Teri Hermsmeyer (6 year term ending  2024)
  • The Rev. Stephanie Kopsch (6 year term ending 2024)
  • The Rev. Caitlin Trussell (6 year term ending 2026)
 

Rocky Mountain Synod Constitution 

The 2019 Churchwide Assembly, the ELCA Secretary recommended a number of non-required amendments to synod constitutions, along with required amendments. The non-required amendments were approved by voting members of the 2020 Synod Assembly.

Summary of non-required amendments

Required Amendments

RMS Constitution (May 2020)

Congregation Constitution

The 2019 Churchwide Assembly approved several important updates to the Model Constitution for Congregations. The 2019 Model constitution can be found HERE. Contact Synod Secretary Susan Mitchell: synodsecretaryrms@gmail.com with questions and to have your constitution approved.