Presiding Prelates



Bishop
Staccato Powell
2016 - Current
Bishop Powell was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 102th bishop in succession at the 50th Session of the General Conference in July 2016.


Bishop
W. Darin Moore
2012 - 2016
Bishop Moore was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 99th bishop in succession at the 49th Session of the General Conference in July 2012.


Bishop
Dennis V. Proctor
2008 - 2012
Bishop Proctor was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 97th bishop in succession at the 48th Session of the General Conference in July 2008.


Bishop
Roy A. Holmes
2004 - 2008
Bishop Holmes was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 92nd bishop in succession at the 47th General Conference which met in 2004.


Bishop
Clarence Carr
1992 - 2004
Bishop Carr was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 89th bishop in succession at the 44th General Conference which met in July 1992.


Bishop
George W.C. Walker Sr.
? - 1992
Bishop Walker was elected to the episcopacy and consecrated as the 81st bishop in succession at the 43rd General Conference which met in August 1988.

Bishop
Herman L. Anderson


Bishop
George J. Leake, III

Bishop
William Hilliard

Bishop
Joseph Caruthers

Bishop
William A. Stewart

Bishop
William C. Brown

Bishop
John W. Martin

Bishop
Josiah Caldwell

Bishop
Alexander Walters

Bishop
J. D. Brooks

Bishop
John J. Moore
1852 - ?


Online Resources

Beasley, Delilah Leontium. 1919. (Digitized - Google Books)
"The Negro trail blazers of California". Page 160
http://books.google.com/books?id=Xk8OAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA160&dq=african+methodist+episcopal+zion+church+in+california#v=onepage&q=african%20methodist%20episcopal%20zion%20church%20in%20california&f=false