Feild Russell
  • Feild Russell
  • Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

  • Department: Board of Trustees

Theophilus Feild Russell, “Feild”, grew up in the church manse, the youngest child of a Presbyterian minister. After graduating from high school in Fort Smith, AR, he completed his B.A. at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and acted upon his own call to ministry by enrolling at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia and earning an M. Div. Feild served Presbyterian (USA) churches in McConnellsburg, PA, Valdese, NC, and Yorktown, VA, and has been active in leadership roles within each presbytery as well as in each community. He retired as the Designated Pastor at Banner Elk Presbyterian Church in 2019. Feild is married to Laura Carringer and has two daughters, Kate of Roanoke, VA, and Anna, of Banner Elk. He and his wife reside in Newland, NC. Feild serves as the Vice Chair of the 2020-21 Board of Trustees.