Representatives of other CREO Member Organizations

  • Albany United Methodist Society, Mr. Peter Fish

  • Capital Area Council of Churches, Ms. Deb Riitano

  • Catholic Charities, Mr. Walter Ayres

  • FOCUS Community Ministry, Rev. Debra Jameson

  • Schenectady Inner City Ministry, Rev. Philip Grigsby

  • Troy Area United Ministries, Rev. Donna Elia


Denominational Representatives

  • Capital Area Baptist Association, Rev. Mark Chaffin

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Mr. Donald Bunk, Rev. Charles Lindholm, Rev. Chuck Schwartz, Mr. James Netzer

  • Presbyterian Church USA, Rev. Robert Lamar

  • Reformed Church in America Albany Classis, Mr. Ian Leet

  • United Church of Christ, Rev. Christine Jaronski


Each denomination may also appoint a Judicatory Executive to participate in Judicatory Executive Forums.
Judicatory Executives


  • Baptist, Rev. Jerrod Hugenot

  • Episcopal Diocese of Albany, Ven. Rev. David Collum

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Rev. Chuck Schwartz

  • Interdenominational Ministers Conference of the Capital Region, Rev.Robert Linder

  • Reformed Church in America, Rev.Abby Norton-Levvering

  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, Most Rev. Howard Hubbard

  • United Church of Christ, Rev. Marian Shearer

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