Rev. Dr. Neal Presa, Vice Chair

Rev. Dr. Neal Presa, Vice Chair

Rancho Sante Fe, California

Neal is the Associate Pastor at Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Worship at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Fellow for The Center for Pastor Theologians.



He served as moderator of the 220th General Assembly (2012-2014) of the PC(USA). His service to the church and community include terms on the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches and World Alliance of Reformed Churches and leading the Alliance/Communion’s Caribbean and North American Area Council, trustee of Princeton Theological Seminary, the Presbyterian Mission Agency board/ General Assembly Council. He has held faculty appointments and external reader appointments with the North-West University (Potchefstroom, South Africa), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), New Brunswick Theological Seminary, and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from Drew University (Ph.D./M.Phil.), Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M.), San Francisco Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and University of California, Davis (B.A.). He is a candidate for the MBA in Project Management and Policy from Missouri State University.