​Vice President, Church Relations; Consultant for Pittsburgh Presbytery; and Director, Interagency Relations

The Reverend Dr. Douglas Portz joined the Board of Pensions in July 2015, became a Senior Church Consultant in September 2017, and Vice President, Church Relations in 2022.

Previously, Doug served in a pastoral and administrative role with the Pittsburgh Presbytery for more than eight years, and built a vast knowledge of congregations in that region. He also served as pastor to four congregations in three presbyteries over the course of 23 years, and served multiple assignments with presbytery-level committees and commissions.

Doug holds a bachelor's from Grove City College, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary.

Doug serves as the Director of Interagency Relations. Presbyteries in Doug's region are located in Pennsylvania.


  • Synod of the Trinity: Pittsburgh

Contact information

Call Doug at 267-788-4962 or email him.