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Next President of the Council of Bishops is Kenneth H. Carter

Florida Area Bishop Kenneth H. Carter was officially elected as the next president of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church.

Bishop Carter will take over from Dakotas-Minnesota Area Bishop Bruce R. Ough effective at the end of the May 2018 meeting.

The United Methodist bishops also elected:
Louisiana Area Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey as the president-designate. She is currently serving as secretary of the Council.
North Katanga-Tanzania Bishop Mande Muyombo as secretary. Bishop Mande was elected as bishop early this year.

Read more: http://www.umc.org/news-and-media/bishop-carter-elected-as-president-of-council-of-bishops