Our Team

Rev. Dr. Tracy Keenan

Missional Presbyter
(302) 366-0595 x205

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Tracy sparks enthusiasm and hope, in member churches, by helping them to connect their dreams, ideas, and leaders with the work of the Ignite Team.

Ruling Elder Bob Schminkey

Stated Clerk
(302) 366-0595 x204

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Bob is serving as Stated Clerk while we search for an Interim Connectional Presbyter. He works with staff in preparation of Presbytery meetings through January 2020.

Ruling Elder Lynette Kenton

(610) 755-5656

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Lynette directly supervises financial functions and services for the presbytery.



Donna L. Scully

(302) 366-0595 x200

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Donna provides operational, organizational, managerial, and communication functions for the NCP office and staff and the presbytery as a whole.

Rev. Dianne Deming

(302) 381-6620

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Dianne serves as Chair of the Presbytery Committee on Coordination in consultation with staff, performs duties specified in the Book of Order, and appoints committees and commissions.

Elder Charlie Collier

Vice Moderator
(302) 521-9308

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Charlie shall fulfill the duties of the Moderator, either in her absence or at her request. In the case of the Moderator’s resignation or inability to serve, Charlie shall become the Moderator for the remainder of the term involved.


Ruling Elder Ian Liston

Trustees & Financial Resources President

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Ian prepares and proposes an annual budget, conducts an annual financial review, monitors investment performance, and assists congregations in developing plans for care and maintenance of property.

Colleen Smarr

(302) 543-4564

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Colleen serves as a contracted services bookkeeper through Breakwater Corp. facilitating accounts payable/receivables and payroll in coordination with the NCP Treasurer.


Elder Gary Patterson

Committee on Leadership (COL) Chair

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Gary facilitates the COL’s responsibilities by developing and administrating personnel policies, providing support for Presbytery staff, responding to routine concerns, and working with the Committee on Coordination in leadership development.

Rev. Dr. Tom Davis

Interfaith Peacemaker

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Tom provides ministries with and to veterans of any faith. Using photography and videography, people learn to redefine the narratives of their lives.

Ruling Elder Terry Dykstra

Mission Advocate

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Terry brings current societal concerns together with denominational and other resources to give congregations concrete actions toward help and healing.

Rev. Nona Holy

LUMOS Campus Minister
(302) 454-7801

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Nona leads the LUMOS Campus Ministry at the University of Delaware. LUMOS is both respite and challenge, offering spiritual nurture, community, and strength to grow.

Pastor Pam Ruarke (CRE)

Disaster Recovery Coordinator
(410) 251-3528

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Pam is part of the international network of Presbyterians who are prepared to bring rescue and recovery to regions hit by natural and other disasters.