Rev Suzanne Ellis Board Member

Sue is the Moderator of the South Australian Synod of the Uniting Church and gives general and pastoral leadership to the State church. The Moderator is the official spokesperson for the Church in the state public sphere.  As the Leader of the State Church, Sue has a place on the board of Lincoln College for her tenure, which concludes in November 2019.

Prior to her appointment as Moderator, Sue has been an ordained Minister of the Word in placement within the Western Eyre congregations of Cummins, Yeelanna and Lock. She was the Rural Resourcing Minister for the Far West of SA, based in Ceduna and serving at Streaky Bay and Penong. She has also ministered at the ecumenical congregation of West Lakes, Moonta and Districts and in the Flinders Parish. Her background is in K-12 education and Community Development. She has a heart for rural ministry and supporting rural tertiary students. She brings to the Lincoln Board skill set, knowledge of the ethos of the Uniting Church, spirituality and well-being, pastoral care and governance.