Executive Committee 2013-2017

The delegates elect the president of the World Federation and confirm the members
of the executive committee who are nominated by the member associations.
The executive committee is the management board.

Members - click here to read a short biography of each member


World President

Rev. Sandy Boyce (Australia)

     Read the President's blog, sharing stories and prayers.

Doris Horn

DIAKONIA Region Asia-Pacific (DAP)

Regional President Deaconess Emma A. Cantor (Philippines)

Rev. Dr. Alison McRae (Australia)

DIAKONIA of the Americas and the Caribbean (DOTAC)

Regional President Deaconess Lisa Polito (USA)

Gillian Wilson (Jamaica)

DIAKONIA Region Africa-Europe (DRAE)

Regional President
Rev. Marianne Uri Øverland (Norway)
  Deacon Ann Wren (United Kingdom)
  Sr. Elly Urio (Tanzania)
  Diakonisse Ulrike Kellner
  Diakonieschwester Sabine Ritter


Secretary Sr. Traude Leitenberger (Germany)
  Ulrike Kellner
Treasurer Laura Lazar (USA)
Editor DIAKONIA-News Laura Lazar (USA)
Editor DIAKONIA-Nachrichten Diakonisse Ulrike Kellner (Germany)
Webmaster Deaconess Diane Kaufmann (USA)

Correct as of July 2014