3801 N. 27TH ST. #7008

TACOMA, WA 98417

Keith Tanis, Executive Presbyter

Keith Tanis retired as the Executive Presbyter of Olympia Presbytery on December 31, 2016. 


A Search Team is currently working to find the new 1/2 time Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery over the next couple of months. They would appreciate your prayers. 


Kari McFarland, Stated Clerk


Kari lives in Tacoma, and began serving the Presbytery in March 2013. Kari was ordained to the Validated Ministry of the Stated Clerk on May 26, 2013 at Bethany Presbyterian Church (Tacoma). AND then on July 1, 2013 she became part-time Presbytery Administrator with the retirement of Susie Zych. 

Kari is a graduate of Whitworth, served as a Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) of PC(USA) at their urban ministry site in Los Angeles, CA, and graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA, with her M.Div. She is the mother of an active 2nd grader, Molly.



Bernie Cooper, Treasurer