Chair, Audit Committee
Rev. Dr. Kristin Stoneking
Rev. Dr. Kristin Stoneking currently serves as Senior Pastor of Epworth United Methodist Church in Berkeley, California. An elder in the California-Nevada Annual Conference, she is chair of the Conference Council on Finance and Administration, a member of the Core Team, and serves on the 2020 Jurisdictional and General Conference delegation. With experience serving local churches in California, Illinois and Kansas, developing church property for innovative and income-producing ministry, and revitalizing campus ministry, Stoneking describes her call as one to service, renewal and transformation. Prior to her current appointment, Stoneking served as the Executive Director of the United States branch of the Fellowship of Reconciliation in New York, an interfaith peace organization with consultative status at the United Nations. Stoneking is a graduate of Rice University (B.A.) and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and the Graduate Theological Union (Ph.D.), and is a former Fellow of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University. For the Graduate Theological Union, Stoneking has served on the Board of Trustees, Presidential Search Committee, and co-chaired the Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. A published author on leadership and strategic planning, Stoneking has acted as a consultant with GBHEM and conferences in the Western and South Central Jurisdictions. Stoneking’s term of office as an elected director of The Fund will expire in 2023.