Mrs. Leigh Swanson

Associate Dean of Students

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Leigh Swanson graduated from RTS Orlando with her Master of Arts in Theological Studies in May 2012. She received her Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Texas. Leigh has served and worked in various ministry roles over the past 20 years. Most recently, she volunteered at the Seminole County Jail (since 2005) through the Good News Jail and Prison Ministry, where she served on the board of directors from 2008-2012. In addition, Swanson was the interim director of children’s ministry at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga, TN, and served on the youth ministry staff at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. She is also a sought after retreat and conference speaker, and was a keynote speaker at the 2011 Global Pastors’ Wives Conference.

After earning her MATS, Leigh began her role as the RTSO Associate Dean of Students in the summer of 2012. Her position includes the oversight of the Women in Ministry (WiM) program for female students and wives of students.

Leigh and her husband, Dr. David Swanson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church Orlando (EPC), have three adult children.

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