Connecting Council

Chair

Bishop Ruben Saenz, Jr.
ex officio (without vote)

 

Directors

Scott Brewer
treasurer/dir. of administrative services,
Topeka, Kansas

Rev. Nathan Stanton
dir. of congregational excellence,
Wichita, Kansas

Todd Seifert
dir. of communications,
Lincoln, Nebraska

Rev. Nancy Lambert
assistant to the bishop/
dir. of clergy excellence,
Topeka, Kansas

 

District superintendents

Four District Superintendent Representatives determined by Cabinet

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Conference lay leader

Lisa Maupin
Lincoln, NE

 

Associate conference lay leaders

Keith Olsen
Grant, Nebraska

Randall Hodgkinson
Topeka, KS

 
 

Robin Bock
Belpre, KS

 

District lay leaders

Jean Pancharoen
Blue River District,
Lincoln, Nebraska

Don Schwab
Dodge City District,
Copeland, Kansas

Katie Wrede
Elkhorn Valley District,
O'Neill, Nebraska

Mary Brooks
Five Rivers District,
Lyndon, Kansas

Malonne Davies
Flint Hills District,
Reading, Kansas

Kathy Pierce
Gateway District,
Gibbon, Nebraska

Tina Kitt
Great West District,
Wauneta, Nebraska

Roger Kingsley
Hays District,
Ellis, Kansas

Evy Hoyt
Hutchinson District,
Lyons, Kansas

Debi Nixon
Kansas City District,
Olathe, Kansas

Kristin Camp
Missouri River District,
Omaha, Nebraska

TBA
Parsons District,
Parsons, Kansas

Kathy Murphy-Buschkoetter
Prairie Rivers District,
Lawrence, Nebraska

Susan Higbee
Salina District,
Lindsborg, Kansas

Chris Nord
Topeka District,
Topeka, Kansas

Ron Holt
Wichita East District,
Mulvane, Kansas

Larry Harris
Wichita West District,
Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representatives from teams (named by teams)

Archives and History

Disaster Response
BOOM
Episcopacy Team

Board of Trustees

Mercy and Justice
Camping

CCYM

Vital Congregations
CF&A

New Church Development

Campus Ministry
Pensions/Health Benefits

 
 

 

 

 

Archives and History

Doris Wills
Topeka, Kansas

Don Everhart
Olathe, KS

 
 

 
 

 

 

 

Board of Ordained Ministry

Andrew Conard
Topeka, Kansas

 

Campus Ministry

Rev. April Wegehaupt
Chanute, Kansas

 

Great Plains Camps

Chair
Bill Ritter
Omaha, Nebraska

Staff Liaison
Sara Shaw
Coordinator of Camping Ministry ex officio

Chippewa
James Rickner
Ottawa, KS

Fontanelle
Trent Meyer
Nickerson, NE

Lakeside
Ross Janovec
Scott City, KS

Horizon
Joel Wilke
Arkansas City, KS

Norwesca
Ethan Porter
Chadron, NE

 
 
 
 
Local site council Rep Nominated by Each Camp:
Chippewa, Fontanelle, Horizon, Norwesca, Lakeside
 
At-large directors:

Jean Pancharoen
Lincoln, NE

Tom Lamberson
Lincoln, NE

Meg Peterson
Haigler, NE

Bill Ritter
Omaha, NE

Jim Corson
Omaha, NE

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Ben Hanne
Hillsboro, KS

 
 

 
 

 

CF&A

Zach Anderson
Grand Island, Nebraska

 

Disaster Response

Kerry Herkelman
Grand Island, Nebraska

 

Episcopacy Team

Rev. Maria Campbell
Topeka, KS

 

Mercy and Justice

Rev. Sarah Marsh
Manhattan, Kansas

 

New Church Development

Rev. Dennis Ackerman
Manhattan, Kansas

 

Pensions and Health Benefits

Mike Shockley
Wichita, Kansas

 

Personnel Chair

Rev. Craig Hauschild
Wichita, Kansas

 

Trustees Chair

Stephanie Ahlschwede
Omaha, Nebraska

 

Vital Congregations

Rev. Trudy Kenyon-Anderson
Grand Island, Nebraska

 

Small membership church representatives

Jeff Goetzinger
Mitchell Chapel/Little River, Kansas

Esther Achi
Hemingford, Nebraska

 

 

 

Great Plains UMW president (or designee)

Karen Dunlap
Derby, Kansas

 

Great Plains UMMen president (or designee)

George Houle
Wichita, Kansas

 

Conference Council on Youth Ministry

Three youth selected by CCYM

Staff liason:
Melissa Gepford
Coordinator of Intergenerational Discipleship, ex officio (without vote)

Adult members:
Mike Evans
Kearney, Nebraska

Mollie Souter
Wichita, Kansas
 

 
Joel Plisek
Garden City, KS

 
Polly Pierce
Omaha, Nebraska

Ethan Porter
Chadron, NE

 

At large members

Rev. Sang Hak Lee
Belleville, Kansas

Rev. Richard Fitzgerald
Salina, Kansas

Rapondzil Drake
Wichita, Kansas

Jesi Lipp
Kansas City, Missouri

Bonnie McCord
Red Cloud, Nebraska

Norman Pishny
Bucyrus, Kansas

 
 

Grace Woods
Tonganoxie, Kansas

Chris Jorgensen
Omaha, Nebraska