Committee on Finance | Committee on Worshiping Communities | Committee on Ministry
Committee on Education and Leadership Development | Committee on Nominations and Representation
Permanent Judicial Commission | Committee on Personnel | Presbytery Point Camp Board
Committee on Session Records | Mission Committee | Readers for Ordination Exams

Committee on Finance

The members of the Committee on Budget and Financial Services shall be the Trustees of the Corporation for the purposes of Michigan statutes. The Chair of this Committee shall be the President of the Corporation. The Stated Clerk shall be the Secretary and Resident Agent, and the Presbytery Treasurer shall be the Treasurer of the Corporatio

       2020     Bill DeHaan

       2020     Ted Fines (Chair)

      2021     Mike Stoll

      2021     Tom Juntune

     2022       Lou Fantini

    Committee on Worshiping Communities

The concept of Worshiping Communities may include varied forms of church for our changing culture. 

       2020  Dawn Robbins (Chair)

       2021  Maggie Tall

       2022  Rev. Kren Zurakowski

Committe on Ministry

The Committee on Ministry (COM) and includes Preparation for Ministry, works with churches to recruit, install, and support leadership. Leadership includes ministers and elders. In addition COM works with churches to promote peace and harmony and in many cases is the first resource when difficulty arises in the church.  

Click here to download COM Manual.  Click here to download COM Sexual Misconduct Policy.  Click here to download the Separation Ethics Policy

        2020   Rev. Mike March

        2020  Sue Fantini  (Chair)  

       2020  Rev.Bob Brown

       2020  Joe Leach

      2021  George Carnahan

      2021  Rev. Dr. Donald Kinloch

      2021  Rev. Jan Reed  (Preparation for Ministry)

      2021  Dawn Robbins

     2022  Rev. Dr. Greg Zurakowski

     2022  Rev. Andrew Plocker


Committee on Education and Leadership Development

The Committee on Leadership Development acts as a coordinating group for initiatives in the area of Evangelism, Christian Education, Social Concerns, and Youth Ministry. Their role is to create an environment for leadership to work in these areas of ministry.


 2020   Rev. Ken Krause

        2021  Cheryl Thom

        2021  Rev. Dr, Kip Murphy (Chair)

       2021  Al Beamish


Committee on Representation and Nominations

The Committee on Representation and Nominations is to ensure diversity and inclusiveness in leadership and employment of the Presbytery as outlined in the Book of Order.  (F-1.04 and G-3.0103). They are committed to seeking a wide range of people from all parts of the Presbytery. The only committee for which they are not responsible is their own committee. The Council nominates names to be presented to the Presbytery of the Committee on Nominations

2020   Maggie Tall

2020   Rev. Karen Zurakowski (Co-Chair) 

2021  Rev. Bill Payne

       2022  Rev. David Henderson  (Chair)

      2022   Florence Morrison


Permanent Judicial Commission

The Permanent Judicial Commission shall have seven members and will be activated to exercise authority as described in the Rules of Discipline of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church. The Rules of Discipline are outlined under section D of the Book of Order.

 2021   Janet Rathka

2021   Charles Nicklas

2021   Rev. Bill Payne

        2023   Rev. Mark Gabbard

        2023   Scott Edgar

       2025    Jim Halsey

       2025   Rev. Bob Brown

Committee on Personnel

The Committee on Personnel evaluates, supports and recruits appropriate staff for the Presbytery of Mackinac, implementing and overseeing all provisions of the Personnel Policies of the Presbytery and reviewing annually the work of all Presbytery staff and the Stated Clerk.   

      2020  Rev. William Rayment  (Chair)

      2021  Rev. David Ramage

      2021  Rev. Ryan Donahoe (Chair)

      2022   Brenda Ransom

Presbytery Point Camp Board

Presbytery Point Camp Board operates the program and oversees the maintenance and development of buildings and Presbytery Point. They are a non-profit board acting to carry out the vision of Presbytery for camp and conference ministry.

      2021  Andrea Sarto, President

      2021 Katie Richard

      2021  Peter Kenn

     2022  Scott Aldrich

     2022  Rev. Jim Porter

     2022  Raeann Dunlop

    2022  Faye Elder


Committee on Session Records

The Committee on Session Records is to have six members. The Committee is responsible for the annual review of the records and minutes of the sessions, using the forms and guidelines supplied by the PC(USA) and subject to G-3.0107 and G-3.0204. Click here to download Session Records check list.  Click here to download Session Records special items.

        2020   Sue Fantini

        2020  Joyce Henderson

        2021  Dorothy Lotterman

       2021  Steve Kosto

       2022  Cyndi Couchene  (Chair)

Mission Committee

  • Empowering and leading local congregations to consider what the gospel is asking them to do in their own communities, while recognizing that communities change and the Spirit does new things.
  • Developing a mission interpretation program for the Presbytery of Mackinac that shall help local congregations to include Presbytery, Synod, and General Assembly Mission work in their activities and prayers.  
  • Promoting through print, mission interpreters, mission trips, etc., opportunities for the Presbytery and congregations to engage in the mission of the church.  
  • Developing ways to encourage congregations to do mission together.   
  • Overseeing the budgeting and spending for the mission portion of the Presbytery budget.    

        2020  Rev. Nancy Barkat

        2020   Kristin Benghauser

        2021  Rev Sandra Murray (Chair)

        2021  Karen Richards

        2021  Jill Stoll

        2022  Cyndi Couchene

       2022  Joe Leach

Readers for Ordination Exams - 2020

          Clergy:  Rev. Dr. Lois Aroian

           Elder:   Sarah Juntune

           Alternate: Dawn Robbins