NCC Officers, 2013-2015

General Secretary and President

Jim Winkler, National Council of Churches


The Rev. Dr. Sharon E. Watkins, General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Vice Chair

Bishop W. Darin Moore, Presiding Prelate of the Western Episcopal District and the North Carolina Conference, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church


Rev. Barbara Carter, Community of Christ


Rev. Karen Georgia-Thompson, United Church of Christ

Past Chair

The Rev. A. Roy Medley, General Secretary, American Baptist Churches USA

Chair of the Board Development Committee

Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, The United Methodist Church

At-Large Member

Jackie Dupont Walker, African Methodist Episcopal Church

At-Large Member

His Grace Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles, Coptic Orthodox Church in North America

At-Large Member

The Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky, Orthodox Church in America


Communion Representatives

African Methodist Episcopal Church
Bishop Reginald T. Jackson

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Bishop W. Darin Moore

Alliance of Baptists
The Rev. Paula Clayton Dempsey

American Baptist Churches in the USA
The Rev. Dr. A. Roy Medley

Assyrian Church of the East
His Grace Bishop Mar Awa Royel

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
The Rev. Dr. Sharon E. Watkins

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Bishop Sylvester Williams

Church of the Brethren
Mr. Stanley J. Noffsinger

Community of Christ
The Rev. Barbara Carter

Coptic Orthodox Church in NA
His Grace Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles

Diocese of the Armenian Church of America
His Eminence Archbishop Vicken Aykazian

Ecumenical Catholic Communion
Rev. Frank E. Krebs

Episcopal Church
Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
The Most Rev. Archbishop Demetrios of America (Trakatellis)

Hungarian Reformed Church in America
The Rt. Rev. Sandor Szabo

International Council of Community Churches
The Rev. Donald H. Ashmall

Korean Presbyterian Church in America
The Rev. Jacob Se Jang

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church
His Eminence Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos

Mar Thoma Church
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius

Moravian Church in America
The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Miller

National Baptist Convention of America, Inc.
The Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr.

National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Young

National Council of Churches
Mr. Jim Winkler

National Missionary Baptist Convention of America
Dr. Nehemiah Davis, President

Orthodox Church in America
The Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky

Patriarchal Parishes-Russian Orthodox Church
His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk

Polish National Catholic Church of America
The Most Rev. Anthony A. Mikovsky

Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Rev. Gradye Parsons

Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
The Rev. Dr. James C. Perkins

Reformed Church in America
The Rev. Dr. Thomas R. De Vries

Religious Society of Friends, Friends United Meeting
Mr. Colin Saxton

Religious Society of Friends, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
Ms. Christie Duncan-Tessmer

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada
His Grace Bishop G. Longin (Krco)

Swedenborgian Church
The Rev. Kenneth O. Turley

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch
His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

The United Methodist Church
Bishop Mary Ann Swenson

Ukrainian Orthodox Church in America
His Eminence Archbishop Antony

United Church of Christ
The Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer

At-Large Governing Board Members

Fred Brewington
United Methodist Church

Arpi Kouzouian
Armenian Church of America

Shanta Premawardhana
Alliance of Baptists

Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson
United Church of Christ

Jackie Dupont Walker
African Methodist Episcopal Church

Rev. William Miller
African Methodist Episcopal Church

Rev. Dr. Staccato Powell
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Monica Rey
Episcopal Church