Roster of PacYM Committees and Officeholders

This is a listing of all Pacific Yearly Meeting committees and personnel (officers, appointees, committee members and delegates) reflecting appointments for the 2022-2023 committee year.  Most recent update: 2022-09-19, reflecting appointments made at Annual Session 2022 and other updates. 
2022-2023 Roster in PDF format posted 09/19/22

  • Related Pages:
    • Getting Involved:  If you would like to participate in the work of PacYM, visit our Get Involved page.
    • Service Descriptions: The charges to each of the committees and roles can be found on the Job Descriptions page.
    • Contact Info:  We have added role-based email addresses to this table for those roles that have them.  Some additional addresses can be found on the Contact Us page.
    • History: Rosters for prior years can be found as PDFs on the Nominating Committee page.

Legend:  The date to the left of each name is the year the current appointment expires (at the end of that year’s annual session unless otherwise indicated). Each name is followed by the individual’s monthly meeting or worship group and, in parentheses, the year of initial appointment. Clerk and convener appointments are for one year. Vacant positions are indicated by an underscore __.

Clicking on a committee name in the left column will take you to that committee’s web page if it has one.  In the right column the following symbols indicate additional information:
  ‘⇒’ indicates a role-based email address;
  ‘=’ indicates an alternate name or acronym;
  ‘:’ precedes other clarifying information.

**  PacYM OFFICERS  **  
Presiding Clerk Clerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
2023 Laura Magnani, Strawberry Creek (2021)
Assistant to the Clerk AssistantToTheClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
2023 Heather Levien, unaffiliated (2021)
Treasurers Treasurer@pacificyearlymeeting.org
: term 10/1 – 9/30 of year shown
2024 Genie Stowers, Berkeley (2022)
2025 Sarah Tyrrell, Berkeley (2022)
Historian-Archivists 2025 Jan Tappan, Orange Grove (2013) (historian)
2024 George Mills, Palo Alto (2022) (archivist)
Statistical Clerks StatisticalClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
to serve in this role as it is redefined in relation to processes being explored and developed 
2024 Susy Cervantes, La Jolla (2021)
2022 David (DJ) Bloom, Apple Seed (2018)
Recording Clerks 2023 Raph Levien, Berkeley (2019)
2024 _______________
Reading Clerk 2023 Hulda Muaka, Palo Alto (2022)
Registrars Registrar@pacificyearlymeeting.org
to serve as this role is redefined in relation to processes being explored and developed
2024 Lawrence Alderson, Orange County (2017)
2025 _______________
Young Adult Friends Clerks Alma Moon, Strawberry Creek (2022)
Ari Standish, Berkeley (2022)
Junior Yearly Meeting Teen Clerks pending
**  Other PacYM Roles & Positions  **  
Administrative Assistant AdministrativeAssistant@pacificyearlymeeting.org
: appointed by Clerk and Ministry Committee
2023  Bronwen Hillman, Mexico City (2021)
Children’s Program Coordinator : appointed by Children’s Program Committee
_______________
IT Administrator : appointed by Communications Committee
Pedro Rodelas, unaffiliated (2022)
Website Editors WebsiteEditor@pacificyearlymeeting.org
: appointed by ComCom
George Mills, Palo Alto (archives)
Bronwen Hillman, Mexico City (general)
Keenan Lorenzato, Davis (youth)
Youth Programs Coordinator YouthProgramsCoordinator@pacificyearlymeeting.org
= YPC
: appointed by Youth Programs Coordinating Committee

Keenan Lorenzato, Davis (2020)
**  PacYM COMMITTEES  **  
Arrangements Committee ArrangementsClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
2023 Ann Fuller, Santa Monica (2018)
2023 Susan Rahn, unaffiliated (2022)
2024 _______________
2024 Judi Oehmen, Santa Monica (2021)
2025 Bronwen Hillman, Mexico City (2017) Clerk
2025 Sue Torrey, Central Coast (2022)
Ex Officio: Registrars
Children’s Program Committee 2023 Molly Bishop, Redwood Forest (2020) Co-Clerk
2023 Sandy Farley, San Mateo Worship Group (2020)
2024 Theresa Cox, Berkeley (2022)
2024 Delcy Steffy, Sacramento (2022)
2025 Rhea Farley, Strawberry Creek (2020RC) Co-Clerk  
2025 _______________
Ex Officio: Children’s Program Coordinator, Youth Programs Coordinator
Communications Committee CommunicationsClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
2023 _______________
2023 Susan Rahn, unaffiliated (2022)
2024 Allison Kierkegaard, Nashville (2019)
2024 Andrea Harman, Palo Alto (2021RC) Co-Clerk
2025 Sherri Sisson, Orange County (2022)
2025 _______________
Ex Officio: Historian (Jan Tappan, Orange Grove) Co-Clerk, Archivist, Administrative Assistant, Statistical Clerk, Youth Programs Coordinator, Website Editors, IT Administrator 
Faith and Practice Revision Committee = Discipline Committee (when not officially charged to revise F&P)
: increased from 6 to 9 members at AS2022
2025 Jim Anderson, Chico (2020) Co-Clerk
2025 Diego Navarro, Santa Cruz (2020) Co-Clerk
2025 _______________
2026 Sue Scott, Inland Valley (2018)
2026 Ray Rischpater, Palo Alto (2020)
2026 _______________
2027 Patricia Portillo, Sacramento (2016)
2027 Joe Magruder, Berkeley (2022)
2027 Margaret Mossman, Berkeley (2019)
Ex Officio: Historian
2025 Ted Selker, unaffiliated (2022) IT Specialist
Finance Committee FinanceClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
: reduced from 6 to 5 members at AS2022
2023 Sarah Bottom, unaffiliated (2020)
2023 John Murphy, Maui Worship Group (2021)
2024 Robert Levering, Santa Cruz (2018)
2024 Martha Hunkins, Humboldt (2019)
2025 Doug Smith, Reno (2019) Clerk
Ex Officio: Treasurer, Statistical Clerk
Holding Corporation : reduced from 6 to 4 members at AS2022
2023 Jeff Kroeber, San Jose (2020)
2023 Paul Harris, Chico (2018)
2024 Roy Allen, Berkeley (2022)
2025 Lanny Jay, Apple Seed (2021)
Ex Officio: Treasurer, Presiding Clerk
Agent for Service: Lanny Jay, Apple Seed
Junior Yearly Meeting Committee Adult members
2023 Suzanne Doss, Orange Grove (2013)
2023 Steve Leeds, San Francisco (2021)
2024 Cedar Green, San Jose (2021)
2024 _______________
2025 Natasha Herrera, unaffiliated (2021)
2025 Melissa Lovett-Adair, Central Coast (2022)

Teen members (appointed by JYM teens)
Faith Cantu, Santa Cruz (2022)
Elias Santiago Myers, San Francisco (2022)

Ex Officio: Youth Programs Coordinator
Latin American Concerns Committee 2023 _______________
2024 Margaret Willits, Delta (2021)
2024 Paty Constantino, Mexico City (2020)
2025 Linda Rowell, Chico (2015) Co-Clerk
Named appointments:
 Casa de los Amigos – Bart Czyz, Casa Board (2021)
 El Salvador Project – Hulda Muaka, Palo Alto (2019)
 Guatemala Scholarship Program – Donna Smith, Redwood Forest (2014) Co-Clerk
 Undocoumented Student Scholarship Program: Patricia Portillo, Sacramento (2020)
Ministry Committee 2023 Gail Eastwood, Humboldt (2018) Clerk
2023 Stan Searl, Santa Monica (2021)
2023 _______________ 
2024 Jay Cash, Strawberry Creek (2021RC)
2024 Rita Comes Whitney, Palo Alto (2021)
2024 Robin DuRant, Orange Grove (2021)
2025 Lee Sisson, Orange Grove (2022RC)
2025 Gail Coonen, Humboldt (2022)
2025 Kathryn Manalo, Berkeley (2022)
Naming Committee = Committee to Name (or Nominate) the Nominating Committee
: appointed at RepCom

: term through end of RepCom of year indicated
2023 David Lederman, Orange County (2020) Convener
2023 Sarah Tyrrell, Berkeley (2021)
2023 Jim Summers, La Jolla (2022)
2023 Thistle West, Redwood Forest (2022) Alternate
Nominating Committee NominatingClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
: nominated by Naming Committee
2023 Julie Harlow, Davis (2017) Clerk
2023 Liz Baker, Sacramento (2020)
2023 David (DJ) Bloom, Apple Seed (2020)
2024 Dan Strickland, Orange Grove (2021)
2024 Gail Thomas, Santa Monica (2019)
2024 Margaret Mossman, Berkeley (2021)
2025 Trudy Friedel, Inland Valley (2019)
2025 Nancy Glock-Grueneich, Santa Cruz (2022)
2025 Elaine Emily, Strawberry Creek (2022)
Peace and Social Order Committee PeaceAndSocialOrderClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org
2023 Betty Guthrie, Orange County (2019) Co-Clerk
2023 Daniel Ulloa, Mexico City (2021)
2024 Linnea Hanson, Chico (2017) Co-Clerk
2024 Brian Johnston, Santa Monica (2018)
2022 _______________
2022 _______________

Ex Officio: SCQM or Regional Peace & Social Order Committee Clerk or designee; AFSC Rep (1), FCLCA Rep (1), FCNL Rep (1)
Unity with Nature Committee 2023 Paty Constantino, Mexico City (2021)
2023 Gayle Matson, Chico (2020)
2023 Michael Dunn, Inland Valley (2020)
2024 Keith Runyan, Santa Cruz (2020) Co-Clerk
2024 Nancy Glock-Grueneich, Santa Cruz (2020)
2024 Marge Gianelli, La Jolla (2021RC)
2025 Suellen Lowry, Humboldt (2021) Co-Clerk
2025 Ragni Larsen-Orta, Strawberry Creek (2022)
2025 Billie Hamilton, Sacramento (2020)
Youth Programs Coordinating Committee : Youth Members are nominated by YPCC, approved by PacYM
2023 Kit Newman, Sacramento (2022)
2023 Elena Rosales-Anderson, Redwood Forest (2022)
2024 Nancy Mellor, Sacramento (2021RC) YPC Supervisor
2024 David East, Sacramento (2022)  
2025 Sarah Armstrong-Jones, Big Island (2022)
2025 Kiernan Colby, Santa Cruz (2019) Clerk

Youth Members
2023 Nate Secrest, Redwood Forest (2022) 
2023 Alma Moon, Strawberry Creek (2022)
2023 Anna Lichterman, Redwood Forest (2022)

Ex Officio: Youth Programs Coordinator
** SUBCOMMITTEES OF MINISTRY COMMITTEE ** : Not yet updated for 2022-2023 committee year
Eldering Subcommittee  
Indigenous Concerns Subcommittee IndigenousConcernsClerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org

Friends of Color Subcommittee  
Racial Justice Subcommittee  
Religious Education Subcommittee  
Worship Sharing Logistics Subcommittee  
**  REPRESENTATIVES  **  
AFSC Rep = American Friends Service Committee Corporation Representative
2023 Ramona Hussey, Honolulu (2019)
2024 Jane Krause, Orange Grove (2022) 
Friends Bulletin Rep = Friends Bulletin Corporation Board of Directors Representative
:
Publisher of Western Friend Magazine
2023 Lanny Jay, Apple Seed (2022)
2024 Tom Head, Chico (2021)
2025 Nancy Wilkinson, Strawberry Creek (2019) Convener
FCLCA Rep = Friends Committee on Legislation of California Representative
: appointed by Peace and Social Order Committee
2023 Vicki Carroll, Central Coast (2020)
FCNL Rep = Friends Committee on National Legislation Representative
: 2 reps to in-person events, up to 4 reps attending virtually

2023 Chris Stitt, Honolulu (2022) in-person
2023 Mary Klein, Palo Alto (2020) virtual
2024 Michele Shields, Honolulu (2019) virtual
2024 Cindy Fowler, Sacramento (2021) virtual
2025 Genie Stowers, Berkeley (2022) virtual
2025 _______________ in-person
FGC Rep = Friends General Conference Representative
2023 Michelle Bellows, Strawberry Creek (2020)
2025 Carl Magruder, Strawberry Creek (2022)
Friends Peace Teams Rep = Friends Peace Teams Coordinating Council Representative
2024 _______________
FWCC Rep = Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas Representative
2023 Emelyn Buskirk, Live Oak (2020)
2024 Allison Kirkegaard, Nashville (2022)
2025 Hulda Muaka, Palo Alto (2020)
2025 Mica Estrada, Strawberry Creek (2022)
QEW Rep = Quaker Earthcare Witness Representative
2023 Yumi Kawano, Big Island (2019)
2024 Suellen Lowry, Humboldt (2021)
**  OBSERVERS  **  
EFC Southwest Observer = Evangelical Friends Church Southwest Observer
2024 Linda Murphy, Honolulu (2021)
FUM Observer = Friends United Meeting Observer
2025 Martha Hunkins, Humboldt (2022)
RGAM Observer = Reunión General de los Amigos en México Observer
: 4 observers to attend the 2023 gathering virtually
2024 Susy Cervantes, La Jolla (2022)
2024 David (DJ) Bloom, Apple Seed (2022)
2024 Gabriela Alvarado, Sacramento (2022)
2024 Daniel Lean-Moctezuma, unaffiliated (2022)