leadership


synod council

The Synod Council is the board of directors for the Eastern North Dakota (EaND) Synod.  Each person elected to the Synod Council shall be a voting member of the congregation of the EaND Synod, with the exception of ordained minister on the roster of this synod who reside outside the territory of the synod.  See the Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions of the EaND Synod.  Members of the Synod Council serve as liaisons to one of the synod boards.

Synod Council meetings are scheduled in June in conjunction with synod assembly, and in the fall.


Click here for a list of Synod Council Members


Click here for a list of Synod Boards and Committees

conference leadership

Each conference has a Dean, President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer which are 2-year positions,  elected by the conference.

  • Spirit lake conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Bonnie Weaver

    Conference President: Helen (Birdie) Tiistola

    Conference Vice President: Rev. Jodi Myrvik

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Stella Papachek

  • grafton conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Chris Gaule

    Conference President: Ron Thompson

    Conference Vice President: Rev. Rebecca Breddin

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Mary Beth Wilson

  • grand forks conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Amy Eisenmann

    Conference President: Mr. Jim Bollman Jr.

    Conference Vice President: Mr. Bruce Bohlman

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Rev. Tom Colenso

  • Mayville conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Trichelle Kirchenwitz

    Conference President: Rev. Diane Krumm

    Conference Vice President: Ms. Beth Christianson-Melby

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. LeAnn Beck

  • prairie rose confernce

    Conference Dean:Rev. Doug Nemitz

    Conference President: Ms. Becky Goetz

    Conference Vice President: Mr. Jeff Halvorson

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Theresa Fiebiger

  • jamestown conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Erik Weber

    Conference President: Laurie Staub

    Conference Vice President: Rev. Marcia Hegna

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Sharon Holweg

  • fargo conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Nichole Johnson

    Conference President: Rev. Jeff Brown

    Conference Vice President: Ms. Tifani Luschen

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Naomi Franek

  • wahpeton conference

    Conference Dean: Rev. Erica Buller

    Conference President: Rev David Bjorklund

    Conference Vice President: Sally Fredrickson

    Conference Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Kris Beck