Church Divinity School of the Pacific elects new trustees

Two California bishops join the seminary board

Posted Aug 17, 2012

[CDSP] The board of trustees of Church Divinity School of the Pacific has elected six new members of its board of trustees and re-elected the Rev. Eliza Linley of Aptos as board chair.

Elected to five-year terms are: the Right Rev. Mary Gray-Reeves, bishop of El Camino Real in Salinas, Calif.; Nancy Northrup Lehrkind, a lawyer and real estate broker in Oakland, Calif.

Also elected to the board are: the Right Rev. James R. Mathes, bishop of San Diego; the Very Rev. James Richardson, St. Paul’s Memorial Church, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., representing the CDSP Alumni Council; Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski, Ph.D., of Berkeley, Calif., as CDSP faculty representative; Steve DeMuth, of Los Angeles, Calif., as CDSP student ombudsperson.

In addition to Linley, an architect and silkscreen artist who also is associate pastor at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Capitola, Calif., other CDSP officers are: vice chair, Carol Anne Brown, D.H.L., executive director of the Smullin Foundation in Berkeley, Calif.; treasurer, the Rev. Randal Gardner, St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, La Jolla, Calif.; and secretary, the Rev. FranTornquist, D.D., of Belmont, Calif.