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Conference Leadership

Group of Church Leaders


Secretary: Joy Barrett 

Statistician: Pamela Stewart

Facilitator:  Jen Peters

Lay Leader: Annette Erbes

CFO (Interim): Don Emmert


African-American Ministry  Chairpersons: Jan Brown, Simmie Proctor

Annual Conference Session  Chairperson: David Eardley

Archives & History  Chairperson: Chairperson: Mary Whitman

Asian-American Ministry  Chairperson: Jung Eun Yum

Church & Society  Convener: Albert Rush

Christian Unity & Interreligious Relationships  Convener:  Rod Gasaway

Communications  Chair: Mark Doyal

Congregational Life  Chairperson:  Sherry Parker-Lewis

Conference Leadership Council  Chairperson: Darryl Totty

Congregational Vibrancy  Convener: Sherry Parker-Lewis

Disability Concerns  Convener: TBD

Episcopacy  Chairperson: John Wharton

Equitable Compensation  Chairperson: Rev. Peggy Paige

Finance and Administration  President: Brad Bartelmay

Global Ministry  Chairperson: Brenda DuPree

Haiti Covenant Ministry Partnership Karl Zeigler

Higher Education & Campus Ministry  Convener: Jeffrey Williams

Hispanic/Latino Ministry  Chairperson:  Rey Mondragon

Human Resources  Chairperson: Rev. Ellen Zienert

Justice  Chairperson: George Covintree

Journal  Conference Secretary: Joy Barrett

Laity  Chairpersons: Annette Erbes

Liberia Ministry Partnership  Jon Reynolds

Native American Ministry  Chairperson: Ronald "Todd" Williamson

Nominations  Chairperson: Melissa Claxton

Ordained Ministry  Chairperson: Barry Petrucci

Pension and Health Benefits  Chairperson: Steve Buck

Protection Policy  Chairperson: Judy Heriff

Religion & Race  Conveners: Ernestine Campbell, Scott Manning

Rules  Chairperson:  Todd Price

Status and Role of Women  Convener: Patricia Bostic

Small Membership Church  Convener: Sherry Parker-Lewis

Trustees  Chairperson: Jim LeBaron

United Methodist Women  President: Julia Paradine-Rice

United Methodist Men  President: Don Archambeau

Young People’s Ministries  Convener:  Elizabeth Hurd

Young Adult Ministry  Contact: Lisa Batten

Youth Ministry  Contact: Christy Miller White