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Southeast Michigan Synod • ELCA

Staff Directory

Reverend Dr. Donald P. Kreiss


Reverend Sean Ewbank

Assistant to the Bishop / Director for Evangelical Mission

Reverend Jennifer Kiefer

Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational & Synod Life

Robin J. McCants

Assistant to the Bishop for Advocacy and Urban Ministry

Beth Fisher

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Bishop

Tracy Johnson



Director for Candidacy


Director for Youth Ministry

Reverend David Hively

Director ELCA Coaching

Paul Archer, Vice President
Sonja Markwart, Secretary
Daryl Hurley, Treasurer

Executive Committee of the Synod Council

Rev. Matthew Bode, Member

2023 Synod Council

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