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
(as of June 2023)
Moderator: The Reverend Keith L. DeVries
Clerk of Session: Mary MacDonald
Assistant Clerk of Session: Sharon MacLean
Administration Division: Laura Janik, Chair; Bill Pace, Allison Cagley
Education Division: Rebecca Cameron, Chair
Fellowship & Nurture Division: Lara Moborez, Chair; Maria Brow
Membership & Outreach Division: Anne Parker Chair; Julie Ueltzen
Mission Division: David Mathews, Chair; Bob Curtis, Rebecca Parker
Worship Division: Kathy Phillips, Chair; Terry Sakuda
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.