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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors exists to ensure that the mission of the Presbyterian Historical Society is achieved in the most effective and efficient manner in support of the PC(USA) and in faithfulness to God's call.

The Board of Directors acts as committed stewards anticipating changing environments by:

  • setting strategic directions and measuring effectiveness and outcomes,
  • providing oversight and accountability to the church at large,
  • ensuring financial stability, and
  • serving as advocates for internal and external stakeholders.

The Board is comprised of up to twenty four members who are elected to four-year terms by the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) and confirmed by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).


Board Directors of the Presbyterian Historical Society

Susan Aggarwal (Malvern, PA)

Deborah Block (Milwaukee, WI)

Anita Coleman (Irvine, CA)

Cornell Edmonds (Princeton Junction, NJ)--Board Chair

Robert Galloway (Charlotte, NC)

Lynn Hargrove (Houston, TX)--COGA Liaison

Madeline Hart-Andersen (Santa Fe, NM)

Marsha Heimann (Bristol, ME)--Secretary

Tim Hoogland (Minnetonka, MN)

Cynthia Jarvis (Ambler, PA)

Jin Kim (Columbia Heights, MN)

Joanna Kim (Irving, TX)--Vice Chair

Michael Livingston (Trenton, NJ)

Debra Love (Birmingham, AL)

Michael Meloy (Swarthmore, PA)

Rosemary Mitchell (Mount Desert, ME)

Gradye Parsons (Kodak, TN)

Perzavia Praylow (Upper Marlboro, MD)

Virginia Rainey (State College, PA)

Douglass Sullivan-González (Oxford, MS)

Cheryl Thurber (Catonsville, MD)

Jerry Van Marter (Louisville, KY)--Treasurer

Byron A. Wade (Garner, NC)