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District Committees

District Board of Directors

Chairperson:     Mr. Bob Himes
Lay Leaders:    Mr. Dan Erickson (Marion Epworth) and Mrs. Carolyn Johnson (Asbury North)
Class of 2019:    Mr.  Bob Himes (Bellpoint), Ms. Dione Joseph (King Avenue) and Mr. Don Lambie (Jerome)
Class of 2020:     Mr. Leroy Holt (Milford Center), Rev. David Hoffman (Marion Epworth) and Rev. Bryan Meadows (Huntsville)
Class of 2021:   Rev. Karen Montgomery (North Lewisburg), Ms. Janet Blocher (King Avenue), and Mr. Jack Seith (Church of the Messiah)
Ex-Officio:          Rev. Linda Middelberg, District Superintendent
 

District Superintendency Committee

Chairperson:       Ms. Lori Scheifer (Summit UMC)
Lay Leaders:       Mr. Dan Erickson (Marion Epworth)  and Mrs. Carolyn Johnson (Asbury North)
Class of 2019:     Rev. Denise Turpin (Marysville First), Mr. Tim Petska (Lewis Center), and Rev. Judy Cramer (Magnetic Springs/Pharisburg)
Class of 2020:      Rev. Colleen Ogle (King Avenue), Mr. Sam Dorff (Church of the Master) and Ms. Lori Schiefer (Summit)
Class of 2021:      Mr. Patrick Acheampong (Ebenezer), Rev. John Girard (Worthington), and Rev. Pam Connolly (Milford Center)
 

District Clergy Cluster Leaders

District Superintendent: Rev. LInda Middelberg
Assistant to the District Superintendent: Rev.  Karen Cook
 
Rev. Grayson Atha, Rev. David Hett (First Community), Rev. Blaine Keene (Plain City), Rev. Paul McCullough (Bellpoint), Rev. Mebane McMahon (Northwest), Rev. Katy Wheat (Trinity), and Rev. Keith Vesper (VP Mission/Min, Ohio Health), Rev. Kevin Orr (St. Luke's), Rev. Josh Freshour (Green Camp/Rush Creek), Rev. Lee Ortman (West Liberty), Rev. Nikki Baker (Stonybrook), Rev. Scott Miller (Rushsylvania/Zanesfield), Rev. Curnell Graham (Linworth)
 

Board of Church and Building Location

Chairperson:      Rev. Tom Hanover (Lewis Center)
Class of 2019:     Mr. Craig VanderVeen (Broad Street), Mr. Ed Rainaldi (Powell) and Mr. Lee Martin (Maple Grove)
Class of 2020:     Rev. Tom Hanover (Lewis Center), Mr. William Carleton (Riverside)  and Mr. Bob Davis (Linworth)
Class of 2021:     Rev. Herman Dick (Riverside), Mrs. Kristen Atha (North Broadway), and Ms. Linda Schmidt (Church of the Messiah)
Ex-officio:            Rev. Karen Cook (Assistant to the District Superintendent) and Rev. LInda Middelberg (District Superintendent)
 

Ordained Ministry Committee

Chairperson:     Rev. Roger Grace
Members:      Rev. Grayson Atha, Mr. Mike Fogle (Waldo/Marion Oakland), Mrs. Carolyn Johnson (Asbury North), Rev. Cyndy L. Garn (Worthington), Rev. Karen Cook (CAN), Rev. Ryan Grace (Maize Manor), Ms. Alice Gulker (Indian Run), Rev. Sandra Huber (Powell), Rev. John Keeny (King Avenue),  Rev. Jean Schafer (New Albany), Rev. Alan Sippel (Worthington), Rev. Kevin Smith (Belle Center), Rev. Pete Snook (William Street), Rev. Dee Stickley-Miner (Church for All People),  Rev. Keith Vesper (VP Mission/Min, Ohio Health), Rev. Dan Kim (Global Community), Rev. Marcus Atha (North Broadway), Rev. Anna Guillozet (Church of the Master), Ms. Sandy Trinter (King Avenue), Mr. Dan Erickson (Marion Epworth), and Rev. John Wooden (Stone Village)
 
Ex Officio:     Rev. Linda Middelberg, District Superintendent
 

CAN Lay Servant Task Force

Members:      Mr. David Adams (Warrensburg), Mr. Albert Bell (Centenary), Mr. Mike Fogle (Waldo), Rev. Kevin Orr (St. Luke's), Rev. Karen Cook (CAN), Rev. Joe Rhea (Richwood), Mr. Harry Peat (Church of the Master), Mrs. Ann Peat (Church of the Master) and Rev. Jeff Waeger (Indian Run)
 

District Nominating Committee

District Superintendent: Rev.Linda Middelberg
Assistant to the District Superintendent: Rev. Karen Cook
Class of 2019:     Mr. Don Adams (Riverside)
Class of 2021:    Mr. Mike Fogle (Marion Oakland) and Rev. Wade Giffin (Trinity)

 

Capitol Area Community Ministries – Capitol Area North Representatives

Rev. Karen Cook, Director, CACM
 
Class of 2019:   Rev. Therese Lehman (Marion Prospect Street UMC) and Rev. Ben Shaeffer (Bellefontaine)
Class of 2020:   Rev. Kathi Herington (Whitehall) and Rev. John Ma (Global Community)
Class of 2021:   Rev. Matt Yoder (Linworth) and Ms. Karen Dill (Rushsylvania)
Ex Officio:  Rev. Linda Middelberg, District Superintendent