The Session & Board of Deacons

The Session

The Session is the governing body of the church. It is comprised of Ruling Elders, who are elected by the congregation to lead in the ministry of the church. They also sit as the Board of Directors for purposes of the California Nonprofit Corporation Law.

The Pastor/Head of Staff serves as the Moderator of Session and a Ruling Elder acts as Clerk of Session.

Members of Session

Session Members
(as of June 2022)

Moderator: The Reverend Keith L. DeVries

Clerk of Session: Linda Hatch

Administration Division: Laura Janik, Chair; Bill Pace, Allison Cagley

Education Division: Tracey Dron, Chair; Terryl Summers

Fellowship & Nurture Division: Maria Brow, Chair; Lara Moborez

Membership & Outreach Division: Anne Parker Chair; Rae-Nani Stokes

Mission Division: David Mathews, Chair; Bob Curtis, Hal Holland

Worship Division: Clint Dahlke, Chair; Kathy Phillips

Nominating Committee: ElizaBeth Phillips, Moderator

The Board of Deacons

Deacons are elected by the congregation to serve at the front line of ministry at Carmichael Presbyterian Church. They care for members, visitors, and our community through a variety of  ministries, including keeping in contact with homebound congregants, serving communion, and providing hospitality, as well as coordinating the annual Christmas Gift Ministry project.

Deacon Moderator: Kathy Lewin