Senior Consultant for Synod of the Trinity (except the presbytery of Philadelphia)

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

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.

Presbyteries in Doug's region are located in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.


  • Synod of the Trinity: Beaver-Butler, Carlisle, Donegal, Huntingdon, Kiskiminetas, Lackawanna, Lake Erie, Lehigh, Northumberland, Pittsburgh, Redstone, Shenango, Upper Ohio Valley, Washington, West Virginia

Contact information

Call Doug at 215-587-7455 or email him.