Meet the Board of Directors
Steven Bass – (Chair) is a ruling elder at Magnolia Presbyterian Church. He has served in various voluntary roles for the Presbytery of Seattle. He is an audit principal for Clifton Larson Allen LLP and specializes in service to non-profit organizations. Since 2010 he has been a trustee for the PCUSA Foundation serving as the chair of the audit and compliance committee during most of that time. He is currently on the Social Witness committee. Steve earned his B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Washington. His wife Stella is a retired middle school science teacher. They have two children and four grandchildren.
Gregory Chan – is a Teaching Elder currently serving as chair of the Presbytery Associates, a part of the San Francisco Presbytery. Greg has served on many boards and over the last several decades has served as a public affairs executive and manager at the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, the Hong Kong Christian Council, and the East Bay Municipal Utility District. he holds a degree from California State University, a M.Div. from Princeton and San Francisco Theological Seminary, and a MBA from Golden Gate University.
Sharon Core –
Margaret Cyrus –
Judi Johnson – has served as Session Clerk, and is an active Presbytery Council member, She is Past Moderator of the San Jose, Ca Presbytery. She worships at Gilroy Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Johnson earned a B.S from CSUS in Chico Ca, an MPA from USF in San Francisco, and a secondary teaching credential from UC Berkely. She currently resides in Hollister CA.
Thomas C. McNeill, Jr. – lives in Avon, Connecticut with wife Mildred McNeill. They have four adult children. McNeill is on the Session and Chairs the Investment Committee of First Presbyterian Church in Hartford, Ct. He was elected three times to Avon Board of Education. He serves as an administrative hearing officer for several Connecticut State Agencies. He worked for nine years at Aetna as real estate investment counsel. McNeill has been self-employed since 1987 as a lawyer doing financings, real estate, and probate estates and holds a Real Estate Broker’s license in Connecticut. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in History in 1975 and graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in 1978.
Raphael Medina –
Manley Olson is a retired college dean and a Ruling Elder at Westminster PC, Minneapolis. He has a BS from the U of Wisconsin, River Falls and a Ph.D. from the U of Minnesota. He is Vice-President of the National Ghost Ranch Foundation, serves on the Bell Museum Advisory Board, chairs the Presbytery Nominating Committee, is a commissioner to Synod and serves on the Presbyterian Voices for Justice Leadership Team. He has served on many Presbytery Committees including PJC and the Board of Trustees and Committees of the Synod, the PC(USA) and the Minnesota Council of Churches.
James Park –
Josephene Stewart – is retired. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Stewart was a Principal and Senior Consultant for Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson). She has an undergraduate degree in Education and an MBA. Ms. Stewart’s professional experience included leading and managing client work teams and client relationships. Her volunteer leadership experience includes co-chairing the Global Relations Team at Myers Park Presbyterian Church and serving on the Board of IMCK, a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ms. Stewart lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and is a member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church.
Richard H. White – retired in June 2013 after serving as Chaplain and Director of Religious Ministries at Princeton Healthcare System for ten years. Rev.White was a commercial banker for 25 years prior to going into the ministry. His background also includes service as an Economic Development Consultant for Partnership fo Productivity (Rhodesia and Kenya), as well as active duty military service.
In Yang -He is a Teaching Elder and has served 20 years of ministry at local churches as associate pastor, pastor, and designated pastor while also serving as a Presbytery Committee On Ministry member and Council member. Rev. Yang also worked as Moderator for the Synod of Lincoln Trails. Mr. Yang earned a B.S. from Ajou University (Korea), an M.Div. from Palmer Theological Seminary (formerly Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary), a Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary and a D.D. from Canada Christian College. He and his wife currently reside in Irvine, CA.