NCC Officers, 2018

General Secretary and President

Jim Winkler, National Council of Churches


The Rt. Rev. W. Darin Moore, Presiding Prelate of the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Vice Chair

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer – General Minister and President, United Church of Christ


Rev. Barbara L. Carter, Community of Christ


Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson, United Church of Christ

Past Chair

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

Chair of the Board Development Committee

Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson – Stated Clerk, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

At-Large Member

Ms. Kimberly Brooks – African Methodist Episcopal Church

At-Large Member

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

At-Large Member

The Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky, Orthodox Church in America


Communion Representatives

African Methodist Episcopal Church: Bishop Frank M. Reid III

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church: The Rt. Rev. W. Darin Moore

Alliance of Baptists: The Rev. Paula Clayton Dempsey

American Baptist Churches in the USA: The Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer

Assyrian Church of the East: His Grace Bishop Mar Awa Royel

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): Rev. Teresa Hord Owens

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church: Bishop Sylvester Williams

Church of the Brethren: Mr. David Steele

Community of Christ: The Rev. Barbara L. Carter

Coptic Orthodox Church in NA: His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion

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

Ecumenical Catholic Communion: Most 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: 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. Isaac Mar Philoxenos

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. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson

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

Reformed Church in America: The Rev. Don Poest

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. Jane Siebert

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch: His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

The United Methodist Church: Bishop B. Michael Watson

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
Ms. Kimberly Brooks, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Ms. Adrian Evans, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Rev. Robina Winbush, Presbyterian Church (USA)
Rev. Margaret Rose, Episcopal Church


Ex Officio:

Mrs. Jacqueline “Jackie” Dupont Walker, African Methodist Episcopal Church


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