The Synod Council is the board of directors of the synod and serves as its interim legislative authority between meetings of the Synod Assembly. The council is tasked with the “governance” of the synod and their responsibilities include setting policy, monitoring programs and resources, coordinating with the bishop and staff, as well as providing a strategic plan for the synod.
Synod Council Members
The Synod Council includes the officers of the synod and thirteen members (including a youth member) elected at-large by the synod assembly. Also included are two non-voting liaisons from Women of the ELCA and Lutheran Men in Mission. The executive committee includes the officers of the synod and two council members (indicated with a *) who are elected annually by the council.