The ballot has been announced for the 2012 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, to take place in St. Louis, Mo., on July 7-11. The Nominating Committee of the Standing Committee of district delegates developed a slate of candidates, and the Standing Committee then voted to create the ballot that will be presented to the delegate body in July.
Nominees are listed by position:
Annual Conference Moderator-Elect:
Dava Hensley of Roanoke, Va.; Nancy Sollenberger Heishman of Tipp City, Ohio.
Annual Conference Secretary:
James Beckwith of Lebanon, Pa.; Bonnie Martin of Annville, Pa.
Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee:
Wendy Noffsinger Erbaugh of Clayton, Ohio; Rebekah Houff of Richmond, Ind.
Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee:
Bernie Fuska of Timberville, Va.; Carol L. Yeazell of Arden, N.C.
Mission and Ministry Board:
Area 1 — Connie Burk Davis of Westminster, Md.; Rhonda Ritenour of York, Pa.
Area 2 — J. Trent Smith of New Lebanon, Ohio; Sherry Reese Vaught of Mansfield, Ohio.
Bethany Theological Seminary Trustee:
Representing the clergy — James Benedict of New Windsor, Md.; Paul Brubaker of Ephrata, Pa.
Representing the colleges — Celia Cook-Huffman of Huntingdon, Pa.; W. Steve Watson of Harrisonburg, Va.
Brethren Benefit Trust Board:
Eric Kabler of Johnstown, Pa.; Karen Pacheco of North Miami Beach, Fla.
On Earth Peace Board:
Barbara Wise Lewczak of Minburn, Iowa; Cindy Weber-Han of West Chicago, Ill.