The House of Deputies completed election of 12 trustees to the Church Pension Fund on Monday, Aug. 4. The names now go to the House of Bishops for confirmation.
Elected for a three-year term were Barbara Creed of the Diocese of El Camino Real and Cecil Wray of the Diocese of New York. Elected for a six-year term were the Very Rev. M. L. Agnew, Diocese of Western Louisiana; James E. Bayne, Diocese of Dallas; Sheridan C. Biggs, Diocese of Albany; David L. Brigham, Diocese of Vermont; the Rev. Canon Carlson Gerdau, Diocese of Chicago; the Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris, Diocese of Massachusetts; the Rt. Rev. Robert H. Johnson, Diocese of Western North Carolina; Joon D. Matsumura, Diocese of Los Angeles; Virginia A. Norman, Diocese of Dominican Republic; David R. Pitts, Diocese of Louisiana; the Rev. Canon V. Gene Robinson, Diocese of New Hampshire; and the Rt. Rev. Wayne P. Wright, Diocese of Delaware.
Trustees play a critical role in the governance and management of the multi-billion dollar fund and its affiliated companies: Church Life Insurance Corporation, the Church Insurance Companies, the Medical Trust, and Church Publishing Inc.