Rev. Richard R. Gerber has been associate general secretary for the Committee on Home Missions and Church Extension since 1999. A 1968 graduate of Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and a 1971 graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, he served pastorates in Wildwood, New Jersey from (1971-1979), and Hamden, Connecticut (1979-1999), and was a member of the Committee from 1987-1999. He served as moderator of the 73rd General Assembly in 2006. He and his wife Rita live in Warminster,Pennsylvania, and attend Trinity OPC in Hatboro. The Gerbers have three grown children and three grandchildren.