Conference and Area Staff


Greater Northwest Episcopal Office

The Greater Northwest Area includes 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

Carlo Rapanut

Assistant to the Bishop

Elaine Stanovsky

Bishop
(206) 870-6810

Office of Connectional Ministries Staff

The Office of Connectional Ministries and its staff support the programs and ministies of the conference

Laura Bartlett

Conference Secretary/Board of Ordained Ministry Administrative Coordinator

Laura Beville

Ministry Resource Specialist
(503) 873-6517

Kristen Caldwell

Conference Communications Manager
(503) 802-9209

Laurie Day

Director of Connectional Ministries/Assistant to the Bishop
(503) 802-9207

Cesie Delve Scheuermann

Stewardship Consultant

Greater Northwest Innovation Vitality Team

The Greater Northwest Innovation Vitality Team works across the area to resource the practices of inclusion, innovation and multiplication.

Leroy Barber

Director of Innovation for an Engaged Church
(503) 802-9204

Jess Bielman

Associate Director of Innovation for an Engaged Church
(503) 329-3229

Kristina Gonzalez

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

Finance & Administration Staff

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

Candace Clarke

Interim Conference Treasurer/Chief Benefits Officer
(503) 802-9222

Sara Goetze

Staff Accountant
(503) 802-9217

Meg Kau

Human Resources
(503) 802-9224

Sandra Reinemer

Conference Accountant
(503) 802-9200

David Sneed

Accounts Payable
(503) 802-9221

District Superintendents

Karen Hernandez

Sage District Superintendent
(208) 537-3683

Tim Overton-Harris

Columbia District Superintendent

John Tucker

Crater Lake District Superintendent
(541) 689-3725

Wendy Woodworth

Cascadia District Superintendent
(503) 581-3969

District Staff

Etha Carruthers

Sage District Administrator
(208) 537-3683

Linda Grund-Clampit

Cascadia District Administrator
(503) 581-3969

Sheri Konowitz

Crater Lake District Administrator
(541) 689-3725

Brandon Rhodes

(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

Camping Accountant
(503) 802-9213

Holly Dolan

Camping Registrar
(503) 802-9214

Faith Foundation Northwest

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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