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Committee on Representation

Membership and Staff


The following is a list of committee members by class, and the committee staff.

Class of 2024


Mr. Byron Elam, Co-Moderator
Synod of Living Waters
Presbytery of the Mid-South

Rev. Adolfo Santana Cordero
Sínodo Presbiteriano de Boriquén en Puerto Rico
(Synod of Boriquen, Puerto Rico)
Presbiterio del San Juan

Rev. Eric Thomas, Co-Moderator
Synod of the Northeast
Presbytery of New York City

Rev. Dr. Catherine Knott
Synod of Lincoln Trails
Ohio Valley Presbytery

(Vacancies Remain for the Class of 2024)

Class of 2026


Rev. Anna Kendig Flores, Co-Moderator
Synod of Lakes and Prairies
Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area

Kelle Brown-Smith
Synod of Alaska-Northwest
Seattle Presbytery

Nicole Cruz-Talkington
Synod of the Sun
Mission Presbytery

Shani McIlwain
National Capital
Synod of the Mid-Atlantic

Amanda Pine
Eastern Virginia
Synod of the Mid-Atlantic

Nathan Sobers
Synod of the Pacific

Joshua Young
New Covenant
Synod of the Sun


Jihyun Oh, Director, Mid Council Minsistries


Adebisi Shofu
REAC - Racial Equity Advocacy Committee

Courtney Steininger
ACWC - Advocacy Committee for Women's Concerns