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Presbytery Center Staff

Rev. Dr. Daris Bultena
Rev. Dr. Daris BultenaGeneral Presbyter and Stated Clerk
Rev. Dr. Daris Bultena serves as the General Presbyter for the Presbytery of Tropical Florida. The Presbytery is part of the Presbyterian Church USA and consists of congregations from Ft. Pierce to Key West, Florida. The Presbytery of Tropical Florida elected him to this work in January of 2017.

While serving the Presbytery of Tropical Florida, Daris has helped the Presbytery to identify the meaning of being Vibrant Together. Through conversations, meetings, voting, discernment, and prayer the Presbytery has adopted a three-year plan for ministry that commits congregations and leaders to building relationships, seeking out spiritual depth, and being missional.

Daris is a Minister of Word and Sacrament and served congregations in Maryland and Pennsylvania prior to moving to South Florida. He is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota. Rev. Bultena was born and raised in South Dakota, and he was ordained to ministry by the Presbytery of South Dakota.

Phone: 954-785-2220 x 2

Susan Carpenter
Susan CarpenterFinance Administrator
Susan joined the Presbytery staff in September 2007. She has her MBA (Master of Business Administration) from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and is a Certified Public Accountant, CPA.

Phone: 954-785-2220 x 4

Sandra Figueredo
Sandra FigueredoOffice Coordinator
Sandra Figueredo works for the Presbytery of Tropical Florida as the Office Coordinator since April of 2016. She manages the Presbytery office, but her tasks mostly include event planning and communications. She also works closely with Daris Bultena in the development of the Vibrant Together materials.

Sandra is originally from Los Angeles, California and has lived in South Florida for 25 years. Her husband, Guillermo Figueredo is a PCUSA minister and together they have three children in their 20’s: Vanessa, Gabriel, and Emilio. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Ministries from the Moody Bible Institute, at Chicago; and has served as a missionary in China and Israel.

Phone: 954-785-2220 x 1