Elizabeth Eaton is the presiding bishop of the ELCA, having been elected at the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly. Prior to becoming synod bishop (ELCA Northeastern Ohio Synod) in 2006, Eaton served congregations in Ohio. She earned degrees from Harvard Divinity School and the College of Wooster. Eaton, an ardent supporter of all Cleveland sports teams, is also an experienced basketball referee and triathlete. Eaton’s husband, the Rev. T. Conrad Selnick, an Episcopal priest, is vice president for advancement and church relations at Bexley Seabury Federation. They are parents of two adult children, Rebeckah and Susannah.