- Thomas Pleska
Archbishop Melchisedek Pleska is a hierarch in the Orthodox Church in America (OCA). He is in charge of the Diocese of Western Pennsylvania.
Prior to his consecration, he lived for many years in a Greek monastery.
In 2010, Pleska was selected to the synodal commission charged with investigating child sexual abuse allegations against Archbishop Seraphim Storheim. Additional information about the commission can be found here.