Conference and Area Staff

Greater Northwest Episcopal Office

The Greater Northwest Area inculdes Oregon-Idaho, Pacific Northwest and Alaska Conferences. The episcopal office is located in Des Moines, WA

Rhondalei Gabuat

Administrative Assistant to the Bishop
(206) 870-6810

Elaine Stanovsky

(206) 870-6810

Mission & Ministry Staff

Mission and Ministry staff support the programs and ministies of the conference

Laura Bartlett

Conference Secretary

Sally Blanchard

Project and Office manager, Annual Conference Session Manager
(503) 802-9206

Kristen Caldwell

Communications Associate
(503) 802-9209

Lowell Greathouse

Mission and Ministry Coordinator
(503) 802-9207

Greg Nelson

Director of Communications
(503) 802-9205

Natalia Olivares

Immigration Ministry Intern
(503) 802-9200

Marshall Wattman-Turner

Abundant Health Coordinator
(503) 802-9226

Brett Webb-Mitchell

LGBTQA+ Advocacy Coordinator
(503) 802-9208

Greater Northwest Innovation Team

The Greater Northwest Innovation Team works accross the area to grow innovation, multipication, and inculsion

Shalom Agtarap

Associate Director of Strategic Faith Community Development
(206) 870-6836

Leroy Barber

Developer for Congregational Vitality
(503) 802-9204

Sara Barger

Office of Innovation Adminstrative Assistant
(503) 802-9204

Jess Bielman

(503) 329-3229

William Gibson

Director of Strategic Faith Community Development
(206) 870-6834

Kristina Gonzalez

Director of Leadership Development for an Inclusive Church
(206) 870-6809

Karen Ward

Beloved Community/Anti-Racism Coordinator

Finance & Administration Staff

Finance and admininstraion ministry works to ensure careful stewardship of conference funds, and health benefits for active and retired clergy in the conference.

Andrea Cooper

Accounts Receivable
(503) 802-9217

Meg Kau

Human Resources
(503) 802-9224

Sandra Reinemer

Assistant Treasurer / Controller
(503) 802-9223

David Sneed

Accounts Payable
(503) 802-9221

Dan Wilson-Fey

(503) 802-9222

District Superintendents

Karen Hernandez

Sage District Superintendent
(208) 697-4510

Erin Martin

Columbia District Superintendent
(503) 802-9228

Tim Overton-Harris

Cascadia District Superintendent

John Tucker

Crater Lake District Superintendent
(541) 689-3725

District Staff

Terri Bartish

Sage District Administrative Assistant
(503) 802-9225

Linda Grund-Clampit

Cascadia District Administrative Assistant
(503) 581-3969

Sheri Konowitz

Crater Lake District Administrative Assistant
(541) 689-3725

Brandon Rhodes

Columbia District Administrative Assistant
(503) 802-9227

Camp & Retreat Ministries Staff

Camp and Retreat Ministries is dedicated to creating quality environments of Christian hospitality and learning, through programming and hosting events at our six sites.

Todd Bartlett

Executive Director of Camp and Retreat Ministry
(503) 802-9211

Geneva Cook

Camp Accountant
(503) 802-9213

Holly Dolan

Camping Registrar
(503) 802-9214

Tanner Morton

Associate for Donor and Volunteer Relations
(503) 802-9212

Northwest United Methodist Foundation

The Foundation wants our faith and our ministry to outlast all of us. It helps congregations set money aside for the future by creating endowments, cultivating generosity, and receiving major gifts. It also manages investments, makes loans, and teaches about money.

Julia Frisbie

Associate Director
(800) 488-4179

David Nieda

Associate Director
(800) 488-4179

Tom Wilson

Executive Director
(800) 488-4179
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