The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Rev. Shelli R. Latham has accepted our offer to be the next President of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation.
Rev. Latham currently serves as the Pastor/Head of Staff at Druid Hills Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, a position she has held since 2014. Prior to her time in Atlanta, Rev. Latham served churches in Davidson, North Carolina and West Chester, Pennsylvania.
She is a magna cum laude graduate of Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, holds a Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary, and has recently earned a Master of Public Administration degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Among her leadership competencies she is described as hopeful, a communicator, and a collaborator. An example of her collaborative skills can be witnessed in her leadership role with Presbyterians for a Better Georgia, an organization which works for change in healthcare and affordable housing.
When asked to describe her new position she stated, “It is a call that is highly connectional, which provides necessary support to church leaders who are feeling weary these days, takes fiscal responsibility and stewardship seriously and values planning and accountability.”
Rev. Latham will assume her new position January 1, 2022.
The mission of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation is to seek, develop and support excellence in Christian leadership through meaningful and impactful content, programs, and services which assist in the education and lifelong support of Presbyterian ministries through the Presbyterian Church (USA).