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EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA
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Rev. Elizabeth Eaton
The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton was reelected to serve a second six-year term as ELCA presiding bishop at the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly. Eaton is the ELCA’s fourth presiding bishop and was first elected at the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly. Eaton earned a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the College of Wooster.
As chief ecumenical officer of the ELCA, she represents this church in a wide range of ecumenical and interfaith settings. As presiding bishop, Eaton travels extensively, representing the ELCA in a variety of capacities. This has included a visit to a Syrian refugee camp, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with Lutherans from around the world in Namibia and participating in an ecumenical service commemorating the Reformation in the Lund, Sweden, cathedral with Pope Francis; visiting with migrants in Honduras; and attending the fifth consultation of women pastors and theologians in Tanzania.
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EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICABoard of directors
as of 05/15/2023
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ELCA Vice President
Term: 2022 - 2028
Board leadership practices
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Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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