Southeastern Synod ELCA

Budget & Finance Committee

Responsibilities of the Budget & Finance Committee, as described in the synod bylaws, are to:

  1. prepare and present a comprehensive income and expense budget to the Synod Council for its consideration and presentation to the Synod Assembly;adhere to the financial
  2. reporting system established by the ELCA;
  3. create and administer a consistent system of financial reporting from congregations to this synod;
  4. provide budgetary and financial advice to institutions related to this synod, upon the request of such institutions;
  5. devise and make available an internal audit procedure for organizations, institutions, and congregations of this synod, upon the request of such institutions;
  6. secure appropriate legal documentation for the financial and property affairs of this synod;
  7. obtain and administer insurance programs for this synod (other than life and health insurance) and assist congregations in securing insurance coverage upon request;
  8. serve as a resource for all elements of this synod regarding financial matters; and 
  9. perform such other duties on financial matters as may be requested.

Members of the Budget & Finance Committee

Name Congregation Position/Role Term Ending
The Rev Dr John Rossing
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CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH
Dalton, GA
Chairperson
Clergy Member
06/01/2020
Mr Lee Smith
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MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH
Madison, AL
Officer, Treasurer
09/01/2019
The Rev Paul Summer
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ST LUKE LUTHERAN CHURCH
Atlanta, GA
Clergy Member
06/01/2020
Mr Paul McKanna
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CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH
Nashville, TN
Lay Member
06/01/2020
Ms Shannon Mantovani
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TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Lilburn, GA
Lay Member
06/01/2020
Mr Max Yost
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TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Lilburn, GA
Lay Member
06/01/2019
Mr Andrew Gipner
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MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH
Madison, AL
Lay Member
06/01/2019
Dr Sandra Gustavson
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CHRIST THE LORD LUTHERAN CHURCH
Lawrenceville, GA
Staff Liaison