Commissioners to the Synod of Lakes & Prairies
Class Name Status/Church Phone Email


TE Gordon Moen



Contact Email


RE Jane Ryan

Waterloo Unity


Contact Email


Augusta Cook, YAAD

Fort Dodge First


Contact Email

13.15.1. Commissioners to the Synod of Lakes & Prairies, young adult advisory delegates, and alternates are nominated by the Committee on Nominating and elected by the Presbytery.

13.15.2. Criteria for commissioners include knowledge of and experience serving in the mission of the Presbytery.

13.15.3. Alternates are the primary pool of candidates for nomination as commissioners to the next meeting of the General Assembly or synod.

13.15.4. Expenses of General Assembly commissioners are paid by the General Assembly. Expenses of synod commissioners are paid by the synod. If alternates are asked or choose to attend, up to one half of the expenses of alternates are paid by the Presbytery.

13.15.5. Commissioners to Synod of Lakes & Prairies and General Assembly report to the Presbytery through the Leadership Council and Presbytery.

13.15.6. Commissioners to General Assembly will receive and present to the Presbytery proposed overtures to the Synod of Lakes and Prairies, General Assembly and proposed  amendments to the Constitution of the of the Presbyterian Church (USA).