Great West District UMW

This page contains information on the news, happenings, events and leadership information for the United Methodist Women of the Great West District.  

Items that appear in blue are clickable and will take you directly to the information.

2020 District Newsletters

District Events:

The Great West District Annual meeting set for October 24, 2020, has now been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.

2020 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2020 Great West District Leadership Team.  To contact one of the leadership team members click on their name.  This will allow you to email your inquiry directly to that person.


Kathi Yost

Vice President

Tina Kitt


Merrily Debusk


Joyce Bley

Journey in Faith (Spiritual Growth)

Bette Vette

Journey in Action (Social Action)

Laurie Stevens

Journey in Giving (Education and Interpretation) and Learning

Mickey Aruffo

Journey in Growth (Membership, Nurture and Outreach)

Vicky Brown

Secretary of Program Resources

Joann Schafer

Communications Coordinator


Chairperson of the Committee on Nominations

Karen Harford

Nominations Committee

Tessie Colby

Winnie Cooley

Nanette Faber

District Superintendent

Rev Cindy Karges

Conference Appointees/Officers in District

Lori Collins

Venedith Vargas

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