Yvette NewberryWhite Deaconess Community Accountant
A Native Chicagoan, Yvette has been an accountant for more than 20 years. She was Educated at Harold Washington College, Robert Morris College, and did M.Div studies at the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago. She is planning to return to part-time graduate study in Fall 2017. She has had Prior employment in Advertising, Technology Infrastructure and the Office of the Treasurer, ELCA.

She is Currently serving as Treasurer of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod, ELCA, formerly served on the synod’s African American Strategy Team, Synod Council, and has participated in leadership development. She is a member of the Chicago and National African Descent Lutheran Association.

She is a member of Bethany (South) Lutheran Church, Chicago for 40+ years, serving as an assisting minister, council member, and call committee member, and formerly as council president, Treasurer and Worship Chair. She enjoys travel, reading, and theater.