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Annual Conference Leadership Structure

Annual Conference Officers

David Steele
Moderator

Andy Murray
Moderator-elect

James M. Beckwith
Secretary
The Annual Conference Officers are comprised of the current Moderator, Moderator-elect, and Secretary. They receive and process the business of Annual Conference, establish and manage agendas for Standing Committee and the Conference, represent the Conference at district meetings and other appropriate settings, and respond to concerns of denominational members regarding actions and activities of Conference.

 

Program and Arrangements Committee

David Steele
Moderator

Andy Murray
Moderator-elect

James M. Beckwith
Secretary

Christy Waltersdorff
3 year elected term
2012-2015

Shawn Flory Replogle
3 year elected term
2013-2016

Rhonda Pittman Gingrich
3 year elected term
2014-2017
The Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee is comprised of 3 elected members, each serving a three year term, the Annual Conference officers, and conference director. They are responsible for developing the overall program for Conference, including theme, fees, worship services, and schedules. They also administer the policies guiding Annual Conference on-site activities.

 

Annual Conference Staff

Chris Douglas
Conference Director
800-323-8039, x364
cdouglas@brethren.org

Jon Kobel
Conference Assistant
800-323-8039, x365
jkobel@brethren.org

Debbie Noffsinger
Registration Coordinator (February – June)
800-323-8039, x366
dnoffsinger@brethren.org
The Conference Director serves as liaison for the Program and Arrangements Committee, other Annual Conference agencies, districts, and Brethren-related groups. Other responsibilities include managing the day-by-day functions of Annual Conference, and is the primary contact for all inquiries, suggestions, and requests related to Annual Conference. The Conference Director is aided in this endeavor by the Conference Assistant.

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