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.
(as of June 2022)
Moderator: The Reverend Keith L. DeVries
Clerk of Session: Linda Hatch
Administration Division: Laura Janik, Chair; Bill Pace, Allison Cagley
Education Division: Tracey Dron, Chair; Terryl Summers
Fellowship & Nurture Division: Maria Brow, Chair; Lara Moborez
Membership & Outreach Division: Anne Parker Chair; Rae-Nani Stokes
Mission Division: David Mathews, Chair; Bob Curtis, Hal Holland
Worship Division: Clint Dahlke, Chair; Kathy Phillips
Nominating Committee: ElizaBeth Phillips, Moderator
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.
Deacon Moderator: Kathy Lewin