EOP Committees


Presbytery Council

Moderator: Kristy Rodgers, CRE

EOP Staff Liaison:  Greg Coulter & Bonnie Smith

  • Comprised of one Teaching Elder and one Ruling Elder from each geographic regions, moderators of remaining committees, and three at-large members.
  • Serves as the coordinating council for the presbytery
  • At-large members serve as the presbytery meeting planning team
  • Meets quarterly, about four weeks prior to each presbytery meeting

Council Work Groups:

  • Budget
  • Mission Grants & Scholarships
  • Personnel
  • Planning & Review
  • Presbytery Meetings
  • Trustees

Other Council Members:

  • Presbyterian Women – Sally Judge, Moderator
  • A Teaching Elder and Ruling Elder from each of the five Regional Ministry Teams

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Greg Coulter, General Presbyter
  • Bonnie Smith, Stated Clerk
  • Glenn Williams, Treasurer
  • Peter Newbury, Dwight Mission Executive Director



Moderator: Elder Roger Fenstermaker

EOP Staff Liaison:  Greg Coulter

  • Oversees pastoral care for pastors, church professionals, and congregations
  • Meets 9-12 times per year



Moderator: Rev. Ken Lane

EOP Staff Liaison:  Greg Coulter

  • Provides nominees for presbytery officers, committees, and moderators of committees, as well as Dwight Agency, Synod and General Assembly


Permanent Judicial Commission

EOP Staff Liaison:  Bonnie Smith

  • Serves as ecclesiastical court for matters referred in accord with Rules and Discipline


Preparation for Ministry

Moderator: Margaret Duncan Watson

EOP Staff Liaison:  Greg Coulter

  • Oversees inquirers and candidates for ministry



Moderator: Rev. Ken Lane

EOP Staff liaison:  Bonnie Smith

  • Encourages full participation by all constituent groups in the life and work of the presbytery