Elders of the Presbyterian church, together with ministers of the Word and Sacrament, exercise leadership, government and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of the church as well as the church at large, including ecumenical relationships. They faithfully serve 3-year terms as members of the session.
Moderator of Session is Pastor/Head of Staff Rev. Ann Marie Quigley-Swanson
Clerk of Session is Julie McCarty
Elders are
  • Class of 2023: Jay McElhenney, Kathleen Ramey, Carol Trono, Marley Voulgaris & Sally West
  • Class of 2024: Lynn Bellow, Neal Patton, Andy Phillips, and Chris Snyder
  • Class of 2025: Wally Doppenberg, Rick Eckersley, Dan Garber, Dave Thomas   
Elder Ministries – Each elder chairs or co-chairs a ministry team at St. Mark. Current Ministry Teams & assignments are as follows:
  • Adult Christian Education – Dan Garber
  • Children & Youth Christian Education – Kathleen Ramey & Marley Voulgaris
  • Communications – Carol Trono
  • Congregational Life – Sally West & Chris Snyder
  • Congregational Nominating Committee (CNC) – Kathleen Ramey & Chris Snyder
  • Finance/Stewardship – Wally Doppenberg
  • Outreach – Lynn Bellow & Jay McElhenney
  • Personnel – Neal Patton
  • Property – Rick Eckersley
  • Strategic Planning – Dave Thomas
  • Worship – Andy Phillips
  • Deacon Liaison – Chris Snyder
  • ELC Liaison – Wally Doppenberg
  • Trustees – Andy Phillips, Carol Trono & Dave Thomas 
Members of the congregation serve on each ministry team. New volunteers are always welcome. Contact the respective elder or the church office for more information.

2023 Session members include (back L to R): Jay McElhenney, Neal Patton, Rick Eckersley, Wally Doppenberg, Dave Thomas, Kathleen Ramey; (middle) Dan Garber, Marley Voulgaris, Sally West, Pastor Ann Marie Quigley-Swanson, (front) Lynn Bellow, Carol Trono, Clerk of Session Julie McCarty, Andy Phillips and Chris Snyder.