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Left to right: Robin Kilgore, Dan Flanagan, Carol Windrum, Galen Wray, Harold Backus, Jesse Foster, Bishop Ann Brookshire Sherer-Simpson, Kay Alnor, Alan Davis, Nan Kaye-Skinner, Kathryn Witte, Carol Roettmer Brewer, Tom Watson

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1. OFFICERS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE Presiding Bishop 2011-2012 2012-2013 Ann Brookshire Sherer-Simpson Scott Jameson Jones 3333 Landmark Circle 9440 E Boston, Suite 160 Lincoln, NE 68504 Wichita, KS 67207 402-464-5994 800-745-2350 Fax: 316-684-0044 Secretary Darlene Hall P.O. Box 571 Mullen, NE 69152

Associate Secretary Rev. D.R. “Buck” Linton-Hendrick P.O. Box 209 St. Edward, NE 68660

Assistants Marie Brhel, Rev. Roger Gillming, Schatzie Gillming Amy Hasemeyer, Rev. Sam Rathod, Rev. Bonnie Linton-Hendrick Rev. Adam Davenport, Rev. Jeff Thurman, Rev. Charles Murithi Treasurer Robin Kilgore 3333 Landmark Circle Lincoln, NE 68504 CABINET OFFICERS Dean 2011-2012 Rev. Harold Backus P.O. Box 5048 Grand Island, NE 68802

2012-2013 Rev. Dan Flanagan 2665 Farnam St., Suite 102 Omaha, NE 68131 Secretary

2011-2012 Rev. Dan Flanagan 2665 Farnam St., Suite 102 Omaha, NE 68131

2012-2013 Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner P.O. Box 1283 Norfolk, NE 68702


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2. CONFERENCE STAFF 3333 Landmark Circle Lincoln, NE 68504 402-464-5994 Fax: 402-464-6203 800-435-6107 Directors Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer Rev. Carol Windrum Director of Risk-taking Mission and Director of Connectional Ministry/ Justice Ministries Staff Leader Kathryn Witte Robin Kilgore Director of Communications, Conference Treasurer/Director of Marketing and Technology Administrative Services Karrie Dvorak Dir./Curator of Nebraska United Methodist Historial Center Support Staff Lorie Lindenmuth Dana Reinhardt Comptroller Administrative Assistant to DCM Carole Otto Trisha Johnson Assistant Benefits Officer Communications Coordinator Tina Watteyne Roxie Delisi Senior Accounting Clerk Data Services Coordinator Diane Dunkerson Receptionist RESOURCE CENTER Diane Dunkerson, Director NEBRASKA UNITED METHODIST FOUNDATION 100 W. Fletcher, Suite 100 Lincoln, NE 68521 402-323-8844 877-495-5545 Fax: 402-323-8840 Anita Crisp Executive Director Jackie Urkoski Foundation Assistant Rosanne McClarnon Financial Administrator Jim Heller Advisor/Consultant


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3. 2012 GENERAL AND JURISDICTIONAL CONFERENCE DELEGATES General Conference Clergy: *Rev. David Lux, 1144 M, Lincoln 68508 Rev. Cindy Karges, 1832 W. Ninth, Hastings 68901 Laity: Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 Lavina Schwaninger, 28100 S.W. 14, Martell 68404 Jurisdictional Conference Clergy: Rev. Charles Murithi, 1023 1st Ave., Nebraska City 68410 Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner, P.O. Box 1283, Norfolk 68702 Laity: Lisa Maupin, 12023 Parker Plz #302, Omaha 68154 Katie Karges, 1816 W. Ninth, Hastings 68901 Reserve Delegates Clergy: Rev. Stephanie Ahlschwede, 2665 Farnam, Ste. 102, Omaha 68131 Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher #100, Lincoln 68521 Laity: Marilyn Zehring, 4822 34th St., Columbus 68601 Dave Mendyk, P.O. Box 604, Grant 69140

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2012 JOURNAL Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees 4. MEMBERS ON BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES KEY: Districts (BR) = Blue River, (EV) = Elkhorn Valley, (G) = Gateway, (GW) = Great West, (MR) = Missouri River (PR) = Prairie Rivers A. Common Table Convener Rev. David Lux, 1144 M, Lincoln 68508 Bishop: Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste.160, Wichita, KS 67207 District Superintendent Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher, #100, Lincoln 68521 Director of Connectional Ministries Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer (non-voting) 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Conference Treasurer/Administrative Services Robin Kilgore (non-voting) 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 CCFA Representative Mark Westphalen, 2540 N. 79, Lincoln 68507 At Large Megan Treloar, 1231 Clairmont Rd., #18A, Decatur, GA 30030 Mandi Miller, 5000 St. Paul #3143, Lincoln 68504 Pat Duncan, P.O. Box 207, Franklin 68939 Sheran Cramer, 5128 N. 145, Omaha 68116 Rev. Nancy Lambert, 340 N. Newell Ave., Minden 68959 Leadership Development Team Representatives Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden Dr., Kearney 68847 Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 Bob Aderholt, P.O. Box 277, Kenesaw 68956 Noni Cambridge, 4349 Fort St., Omaha 68104 Kim Whitehouse, 1103 Mackensey Dr., Papillion 68046 Cabinet Liaison: Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner Congregational Transformation Team Representatives Peter Hedstrom, 2490 S. Ridge Rd., Hastings 68901 Rev. Keith Johnson, 5410 Corby, Omaha 68104 Cathy Sabata, 420 Highway 51, Lyons 68038 Cabinet Liaison: Rev. Kay Alnor, Rev. Dan Flanagan Risk-taking Mission & Justice Ministries Representatives Jamie Snyder, 126 Lakeshore Dr., Columbus 68601 Andrea Paret, 411 W. Prairie Ave.., Norfolk 68701 Rev. Chad Boling, 4190 W. Capital Ave., Grand Island 68803 Cabinet Liaison: Rev. Harold Backus Other non-voting Cabinet attendees: Kathryn Witte 1. Leadership Development Team Chairperson Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847

Rev. Karl Lent, P.O. Box 400, Plymouth 68424 Carlotta Williams, 2121 Lothrop, Omaha 68110 Allison Dancy, 1840 Knox #4, Lincoln 68521


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Noni Cambridge, 4349 Fort St., Omaha 68104 Sheran Cramer, 5128 N. 145th, Omaha 68116 Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden Dr., Kearney 68847 Bob Aderholt, P.O. Box 277, Kenesaw 68956 Lisa Maupin, 12023 Parker Plz #302, Omaha 68154 Marilyn Moore, 1624 Van Dorn, Lincoln 68502 Kim Whitehouse, 1103 Mackensey Dr., Papillion 68046 Lauren Senn, 3903 Fairacres Rd., Kearney 68845

Cabinet: Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner, P.O. Box 1283, Norfolk 68702 Staff: 2. Congregational Transformation Team Chairperson Rev. Keith Johnson, 5410 Corby, Omaha 68104 Rich Bringelson, 121 Campbell, Doniphan 68832 Peter Hedstrom, 2490 S. Ridge Rd., Hastings 68901 Rev. Jaime Farias, 302 Elm, Laurel 68745 Cathy Sabata, 420 Highway 51, Lyons 68038 Rev. Matthew E. Fowler, 724 W. 12th, Grand Island 68801 Rev. Todd Karges, 1000 S. 3rd, Broken Bow 68822 Cabinet: Rev. Kay Alnor, P.O. Box 56, Ogallala 69153 Rev. Dan Flanagan, 2665 Farnam St., Ste. 102, Omaha 68131 Staff: Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 3. Risk-taking Mission and Justice MINISTRIES team Chairperson: Andrea Paret, 411 W. Prairie Ave., Norfolk 68701 Rev. Fred Richart, 20227 Veterans Dr., Elkhorn 68022 Rev. Cesar Duran Gonzalez, 201 E. 8th, Lexington 68850 Sandy Sypherd, 1001 Martin Ave., Hastings 68901 Savannah Murphy, 2482 Road X, Lawrence 68957 Jamie Snyder, 126 Lakeshore Dr., Columbus 68601 Rev. Chad Boling, 4190 W. Capital Ave., Grand Island 68803 Rev. Alan Gager, P.O. Box 486, Pawnee City 68420 Susan Perry, 1120 17th Ave., Holdrege 68949 Rev. Mara Bailey, 5000 St. Paul, Lincoln 68504 Cabinet: Rev. Harold Backus, P.O. Box 5048, Grand Island 68802 Staff: Rev. Carol Windrum, 3735 N. 39th St., Omaha 68111

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2012 JOURNAL Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees B. CONFERENCE ADMINISTRATION, BOARDS, COUNCILS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES 1. Council on Finance and Administration

Chairperson: Pat Duncan, P.O. Box 207, Franklin 68939 Clergy Rev. Wayne Alloway, 8550 Pioneers, Lincoln 68520 Rev. Lance Clay, 105 East E St., McCook 69001 Rev. Paixao Baptista, 601 6th, Friend 68359 Rev. Abigail Eltzroth, 211 W. 2nd St., Gordon 69343 Lay Persons Corliss Clark, 2502 Boyd St., Ashland 68003 John McQuinn, 1100 N. 37th, Lincoln 68503 Steve Erwin, 7920 Cole Ct., Lincoln 68506 Bonnie Evans, 1540 Garret Ln., #310, Lincoln 68512 Pat Duncan, P.O. Box 207, Frankllin 68939 John Ferguson, P.O. Box 39, Marquette 68854 Common Table Rep: Mark Westphalen, 2540 N. 79, Lincoln 68507 Young Adult Rev. Zach Anderson, 324 S. Jackson, Papillion 68046 District Superintendent Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner, P.O. Box 1283, Norfolk 68702 Youth Ashlyn Lackore, 5000 St. Paul #3056, Lincoln 68504 Liaison from Episcopacy Committee Marilyn Moore, 1624 Van Dorn, Lincoln 68502 Liaison from Board of Pension & Health Benefits Delmira Oatman, 4957 S. 149 Ct., Omaha 68137 Staff Bishop Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Anita Crisp, 100 W. Fletcher #100, Lincoln 68521 2. Board of Trustees Chairperson: Rev. Steve Flader, 3500 Pioneers, Lincoln 68506 Class of 2013 Clergy - Rev. Bill Williams, PO Box 496, Mullen 69152 Lay Woman - Celeste Ellis, 5814 S. 105th, Omaha 68127 Lay Man - Stan Goodwin, 1528 Norris, McCook 69001 Class of 2014


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Clergy - Rev. Craig Collins, P.O. Box 377, O’Neill 68763 Lay Woman - Peg Walters, 243 N. 14th Ave., Broken Bow 68822 Lay Man - Tom Emerton, P.O. Box 40, Cairo 68824 Class of 2015 Clergy - Rev. Steve Flader, 3500 Pioneers, Lincoln 68506 Lay Woman - Mickey Aruffo, 418 Missouri, Alliance 69301 Lay Man - Randy Gunn, 1419 17th Ave., Kearney 68845 Class of 2016 Clergy - Rev. Lila Bottolfsen, P.O. Box 236, Wilber 68465 Lay Woman - Jean Meyers, 15417 Stevens Plz., Omaha 68137 Lay Man - Bryan Fraser, 21106 Honeysuckle Dr., Elkhorn 68022 District Superintendent Rev. Alan Davis, 4009 6th Ave. #13, Kearney 68845 CCFA Representative John Ferguson, P.O. Box 39, Marquette 68854 Staff Bishop Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 3. Board of Pension and Health Benefits Chairperson: Rev. Nancy Lambert, 340 Newell Ave., Minden 68959 Class of 2014 Clergy - Rev. J.C. Browne, 7708 Windsong Place S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87121 Lay Woman - Nora Lindner, 2606 20th Ave., Central City 68826 Lay Man - Glenn Murray, 217 W. 18th, Grand Island 68801 Class of 2015 Clergy - Rev. Ron Harris, P.O. Box 113, Geneva 68361 Lay Woman - Jenelle Erb, 511 E. 2nd St., Orchard 68764 Lay Man - Andrew Kaye-Skinner, 8722 Willowbrook Plz. #E21, LaVista 68128 Class of 2016 Clergy - Rev. Jim Brewer, 406 W. Philip, Norfolk 68701 Lay Woman - Kris Loostrom, 77998 Hwy. 47, Gothenburg 69138 Lay Man Class of 2018 Clergy - Rev. Nancy Lambert, 340 N. Newell Ave., Minden 68959 Lay Woman - Delmira Oatman, 4957 S. 149 Ct., Omaha 68137 Lay Man - Dan Alberts, 3850 Orchard St., Lincoln 68503 Class of 2020 Clergy - Rev. Ruth Karlsson, PO Box 94633, Lincoln 68509 Lay Woman - Karen Harford, 71588 Harford Rd., Haigler 69030 Lay Man - Jeff Varney, 78795 Road 455, Mason City 68855 Cabinet Rev. Dan Flanagan, 2665 Farnam, Ste. 102, Omaha 68131 ARMS Liason Rev. Howard Bailey, 6225 S. 34th, #143, Lincoln 68516 Youth


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GBPHB Staff Barb Hora, 1901 Chestnut Ave., Glenview, IL 60025 Staff Bishop Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Carole Otto, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 4. Personnel Committee Chairperson: Charlene Adden, 4327 Starr, Lincoln 68503 Common Table Rep Conference Council on Finance & Administration Pat Duncan, P.O. Box 207, Franklin 68939 Rev. Zach Anderson, 324 S. Jackson, Papillion 68046 At Large Charlene Adden, 4327 Starr, Lincoln 68503 Sara Boatman, 7244 Sugar Creek Cir., Lincoln 68516 Julie Panko Haberman, 7721 San Mateo Ln., Lincoln 68516 Darrell Stock, 5533 S. 27th St., Ste. 203, Lincoln 68512 Jan Claassen, 1723 Monroe St., Beatrice 68310 Sally Schneider, 3724 Timberline Ct., Lincoln 68506 Cabinet Rev. Alan Davis, 4009 6th Ave. #13, Kearney 68845 Conference Lay Leader Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68837 Staff Bishop Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 5. Board of Ordained Ministry Chairperson: Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden Dr., Kearney 68847

Rev. Stephanie Ahlschwede, 2665 Farnam, Ste. 102, Omaha 68131 Rev. Chad Anglemyer, 11810 Burke St., Omaha 68154 Rev. Cathy Cole, P.O. Box 88, Gibbon 68840 (Secretary) Rev. Eldon Davis, 310 N. Woodward, Ainsworth 69210 Rev. Jane Florence, 7020 Cass, Omaha 68132 (Vice-Chair, Dean of Licensing School) Rev. Cole Fowler, P.O. Box 293, Aurora 68818 Rev. Valera Heydenberk, P.O. Box 246, Imperial 69033 Deanna Holland, 9048 E. Hoyt Rd., Filley 68357 David Jefferson, 7442 Ringneck Dr., Lincoln 68506 Rev. Kelly Karges, P.O. Box 188, Doniphan 68832 (Order of Elders) Rev. Dale Lambert, P.O. Box 30, Holdrege 68949 Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden Dr., Kearney 68847 (Chair) Rev. Larry Moffet, 2723 N. 50th, Lincoln 68504


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Rev. Loren Mullins, 7120 Ivy Lane Dr., Omaha 68128 (Conference Relations) Rev. Charles Murithi,1023 1st Ave., Nebraska City 68410 Rev. Marv Neubauer, 480 Main St., Springfield 68059 (Coord. Dist. Committee Registrars) Rev. Chuck Rager, P.O. Box 916, Ogallala 69153 Linda Redfern, 2417 5th Ave., Scottsbluff 69361 Rev. Sally Ruggia-Haden, 3910 X, Lincoln 68503 Rev. Warren Schoming, 605 E, Fairbury 68352 (Associate Members) Rev. Karla Sheffy, 218 N. 10th, Geneva 68361 Rev. Cindi Stewart, 506 S. Main St., Madison 68748 Rev. Russ Terman-White, 6210 N. 80th, Omaha 68134 Bette Trumble, 12400 Buffalo Rd., Springfield 68059 (Treasurer) Rev. William Williams, 9855 W. Center Rd., Omaha 68124 Ex officio to Board - Great Plains Registrar Rev. Micki McCorkle, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 110, Wichita, KS 67207 Adjunct to Board - RIM Coordinator Rev. Michelle Reed, P.O. Box 820, Kearney 68848 Cabinet Representative Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher, #100, Lincoln 68521 Conference Representative 6. Clergy BOUNDARIES

Chairperson: Rev. Eldon Davis, 310 N. Woodward, Ainsworth 69210 Three BOOM Linda Redfern, 2417 5th Ave, , Scottsbluff 69361 Rev. Eldon Davis, 310 N. Woodward, Ainsworth 69210 Deanna Holland, 9048 E. Hoyt Rd, Filley 68357 Five At Large Lloyd Ambrosius, 6545 S. 34th, Lincoln 68516 Karen Reese, 2123 W. Koenig, Grand Island 68803 Rev. Jeff Adams, P.O. Box 250, Syracuse 68446 Jennifer Johnson, 1553 Co. Rd. F, Wahoo 68066 Rev. Cindy Karges, 1832 W. Ninth, Hastings 68901 Cabinet: Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher, #100, Lincoln 68521 7. Committee on Episcopacy Chairperson: Marilyn Moore, 1624 Van Dorn, Lincoln 68516 Three Clergy Rev. John Ewton, P.O. Box 27, Ashland 68003 Rev. Bill Ritter, 2710 14th St., Columbus 68601 Rev. Nancy Flader, 8320 South St., Lincoln 68506 Three Lay Men Larry Mussack, 1880 Highway 75, Decatur 68020 Bob Schanou, 14682 Shelton Rd., Shelton 68876 Three Lay Women Louise Nieman, 3651 M N Road, David City 68632

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Joan Byerhof, 10021 Fiedcrest Dr., Omaha 68114 Darlene Hall, P.O. Box 571, Mullen 69152 Three At Large Rev. Dorthea Fairbanks, 740 N. 60th Rd., Nebraska City 68410 Sandy Scheef, 1663 P Road, Burr 68324 Rev. K. F. Kaleuati, 605 W. Marengo, Albion 68620 Named by Bishop Rev. Jim Keyser, 7130 Kentwell Ln., Lincoln 68516 Marilyn Moore, 1624 Van Dorn, Lincoln 68516 Rev. Russ Tompkins, 1501 Franklin, Bellevue 68005 Ex Officio (with vote) SCJ Clergy Rev. David Lux, 1144 M, Lincoln 68508 Ex Officio (with vote) SCJ Laity Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 Young Adult Neil Stubblefield,11640 Willow Rd., Shelton 68876 Conference Lay Leader Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 Cabinet Rev. Dan Flanagan, 2665 Farnam, Ste. 102, Omaha 68131 Episcopal Residence Committee Rev. Jim Keyser, 7130 Kentwell Ln., Lincoln 68516 Rev. Steve Flader, 3500 Pioneers, Lincoln 68506 8. Commission on Archives and History Chairperson: Lona Dearmont, 910 Ferndale, Lincoln 68510 Clergy Rev. Gene Beye, 245 Morehead St., Chadron 69337 Rev. Richard Carter, 4358 Monroe St., Omaha 68107 Rev. Evie Gulachi Johnson, 323 W. 29th St., Kearney 68845 Lay Persons Bob Craig, 441 W. Broadview, Lincoln 68505 Diane Jensen, P.O. Box 526, Ft. Calhoun 68023 Robert & Sandra Slater, 1824 Grant, Holdrege 68949 Marie Krohn, 806 Hillcrest Dr., Neligh 68756 Barbara Schmidt, 454 Christensen Ct., Lincoln 68510 Lona Dearmont, 910 Ferndale, Lincoln 68510 UMW Representative Rogene Silletto, 8000 Lowell Ave, Lincoln 68506 UMM Representative Jack Sorensen, 124 W. 17th, Grand Island 68801 Cabinet Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner, P.O. Box 1283, Norfolk 68702 Staff Karrie Dvorak, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 9. Equitable Compensation Committee Chairperson: Rev. Beverly Lanzendorf, P.O. Box 456, Creighton 68729 Blue River District: Carmen Maurer, 1636 Otoe, Lincoln 68502


NEBRASKA CONFERENCE Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees Gateway District: Barbara Jo Burns, 3909 17th Ave., Kearney 68845 Great West District: Rev. Brian Fong, P.O. Box196, Wausa 68786 Cabinet: Rev. Alan Davis, 4009 6th Ave., #13, Kearney 68845 Staff: Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 10. Nominating and Equipping Committee Chairperson: Rev. Jim Wallasky, 14410 Folkestone, Waverly 68462 Two District Superintendents Rev. Kay Alnor, P.O. Box 56, Ogallala 69153 Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher, #100, Lincoln 68521 Six Lay District Representatives BR - Dottie Halverson, 3135 D Rd., Syracuse 68446 EV - Connie Swanson, 49160 873 Rd., O’Neill 68763 G - Paul Bennett, 78795 Rd. 455, Ansley 68814 GW - Darlene Hall, P.O. Box 571, Mullen 69152 MR - Ray Preston, 2832 S. 162 Plz., Omaha 68130 PR - Marilyn Zehring, 4822 34th St., Columbus 68601 Two Clergy at Large Rev. Charles Murithi, 1023 1st Ave., Nebraska City 68410 Young Adult Anne Detlefson, 2418 21st Ave., Central City 68826 President United Methodist Women Esther Hay, PO Box 296, Waverly 68462 President United Methodist Men Craig Nordaker, 3510 Hancock St., Lot 151, Bellevue 68005 Conference Lay Leader Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 Staff Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 11. United Methodist Foundation Chairperson: Dave Wilcox, P.O. Box 82535, Lincoln 68501 Class of 2012: (G) (GW) (EV) Class of 2013: (G) (BR) (BR) (PR) Class of 2014: (MR)

George Kleen, P.O. Box 267, Franklin 68939 Doug Skiles, P.O. Box 36, McCook 69001 Rev. Cindi Stewart, 506 S. Main, Madison 68748 Larry Harvill, 621 Ave. C, Cozad 69130 Loren Lindahl, 942 Hackberry, Wahoo 68066 Bill White, P.O. Box 517, Milford 68405 Gary Warren, 1910 O St., Aurora 68818 Rev. Janice Japp, 12318 Douglas Cir., Omaha 68154

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(G) (MR) (MR) Class of 2015: (PR) (BR) (G) (BR)

Rev. Cathy Cole, P.O. Box 88, Gibbon 68840 Randy Fleming, P.O. Box 410, Springfield 68059 Sandy Lozier, 1015 S. 211th St., Elkhorn 68022 Rev. Cole Fowler, P.O. Box 293, Aurora 68818 Gwen Newkirk, 5301 Pawnee St., Lincoln 68506 Jim Girardin, 951 S. 1st Ave., Broken Bow 68822 Dave Wilcox, P.O. Box 82535, Lincoln 68501

Board of Trustees: Rev. Steve Flader, 3500 Pioneers, Lincoln 68506 Cabinet: Rev. Dan Flanagan, 2665 Farnam, #102, Omaha 68131 Congregational Trans Team Rep: Rev. Keith Johnson, 5410 Corby, Omaha 68104 Staff: Anita Crisp, Jim Heller, Jackie Urkoski, Rosanne McClarnon, 100 W. Fletcher, Ste. 100, Lincoln 68521 Ex Officio: Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Bishop Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 12. Annual Conference Planning Committee Director of Connectional Ministries: Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Bishop: Scott J. Jones, 9440 E. Boston, Ste. 160, Wichita, KS 67207 Annual Conference Secretary: Darlene Hall, P.O. Box 571, Mullen 69152 Conference Treasurer: Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Director of Communications, Marketing & Technology: Kathryn Witte, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Director of Christian Leadership Development: Administrative Assistant to DCM: Dana Reinhardt, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 UMW President: Esther Hay, PO Box 296, Waverly 68462 UMM President: Craig Nordaker, 3510 Hancock St., Lot 151, Bellevue 68005 Conference Lay Leader: Tom Watson, 3 Sycamore Pl., Kearney 68847 YAC/MAC/CAC: Rev. Jason Kennedy, 3200 Grainger Parkway, Lincoln 68516 Worship Chair: Rev. Michael Patzloff, 4444 Frances, Omaha 68105 Ordained Ministry Chair: Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden Dr., Kearney 68847 District Superintendent: Rev. Harold Backus, P.O. Box 5048, Grand Island 68802 Others: Rev. Lew Kaye-Skinner, 1414 Ridgeway Rd., Lincoln 68506 Host Church Pastor: Rev. Wayne Alloway, 8550 Pioneers Blvd., Lincoln 68520 13. COMMISSION ON THE PUBLICATION OF THE JOURNAL Chairperson: Deanna Holland, 9048 E. Hoyt Rd., Filley 68357 Ordained Ministry: Rev. Cathy Cole, P.O. Box 88, Gibbon 68840 Conference Secretary: Darlene Hall, P.O. Box 571, Mullen 69152 Conference Treasurer: Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Director of Connectional Ministries: Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Director of Communications, Marketing & Technology:


NEBRASKA CONFERENCE Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees Kathryn Witte, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Clergy: Rev. Michael McInnis, 5310 S.182, Omaha 68135 Conference Staff: Dana Reinhardt, Roxie Delisi, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 14. CommitteE on Investigation Rev. Ron Croom, Rev. Kelo Kaleuati, Rev. Sam Rathod, Rev. Sherry Sklenar, Rev. Jim Wallasky, Rev. Jeff Kelley, Rev. Nancy Leonard, Nancy Purintun, Mike Smith, Cheryl Unvert Alternates: Rev. Jerry Brabec, Rev. Doug Griger, Rev. Tess Hufford, Rev. Bruce Davis, Gail Butler 15. Administrative Review Committee Rev. Charles Spence, Rev. Charlotte Abram, Rev. Lyle Schoen, Rev. Randy Sailors Alternates: Rev. Betsy Galloway-Carew, Rev. Cindy Karges, Rev. Brian Kottas 16. Transfer Committee Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher Ste. 100, Lincoln 68521 Rev. Nan Kaye-Skinner. P.O. Box 1283, Norfolk 68702 Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden, Kearney 68847 Rev. Steve Todd, 4814 Oaks Lane, Omaha 68137 17. CommitteE on General ReFERENCE BR - Rev. Lew Kaye-Skinner, 1414 Ridgeway Rd., Lincoln 68506 EV - Rev. Phil Sloat, 1408 L St., Tekamah 68061 G - Barbara Jo Burns, 3909 17th Ave., Kearney 68845 GW- Mary Ellen Kilmer, P.O. Box 386, Harrison 69346 MR - Rev. Marvin Neubauer, 1700 Harlan, Falls City 68355 PR - Rev. Bill Ritter, 2710 14th St., Columbus 68601 Rev. Galen Wray, 100 W. Fletcher Ste. 100, Lincoln 68521 (Without vote) Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 (Without vote) 18. Joint CommitteE on DISABILITY Rev. Nancy Lambert, 340 N. Newell, Minden 68959 Glen Murray, 217 W. 18th, Grand Island 68801 Rev. Gary Main, 4500 Linden, Kearney 68847 Robin Kilgore, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Carole Otto, 3333 Landmark Cir., Lincoln 68504 Supervising District Superintendent

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C. REPRESENTATIVES TO UNITED METHODIST-RELATED INSTITUTIONS AND AGENCIES 1. Board of Directors, The Nebraska United Methodist Camps, Inc. Chairperson: Jean Pancharoen, 3420 Watercress Ln., Lincoln 68504 Dir. Camp Comeca: TBA, 75670 Road 417, Cozad 69130 Dir. Camp Norwesca: Valerie Rahrs, 79 Norwesca Rd., Chadron 69337 Dir. Camp Fontanelle: Trent Meyer, 9677 Co. Rd. 3, Nickerson 68044 Chair Comeca: Brad Jorgenson, 2222 Grand Ave., Gothenburg 69138 Chair Norwesca: Rev. Tom Lucas, 704 Box Butte, Alliance 69301 Rev. Teri Lucas, P.O. Box 35, Hemingford 69348 Chair Fontanelle: Ron Cardey, 1224 N 131st Ave, Omaha 68154 Bd. of Ordained Min.: Cabinet Rep: Rev. Alan Davis, 4009 6th Ave. #13, Kearney 68845 Three Trustee Reps: Tom Emerton, P.O. Box 40, Cairo 68824 Bryan Fraser, 21106 Honeysuckle Dr., Elkhorn 68022 Mickey Aruffo, 418 Missouri, Alliance 69301 CCFA Rep: Rev. Paixao Baptista, 601 6th, Friend 68359 4 At Large: Kent VanHorn, 11040 S Lakeshore Dr, Blair 68008 Staff: Kathryn Witte, Robin Kilgore, Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer 2. Trustee, Mount Sequoyah Assembly, Fayetteville, Arkansas Marvin Morgan, 6605 Cypress Dr., Omaha 68137 3. Board of Governors, Nebraska Wesleyan University 5000 Saint Paul Ave., Lincoln, NE 68504 President: Fred Ohles 402-465-2217 Philip Bakken, Melisa Borchardt, D. Todd Duncan, Hon. John M. Gerrard, E. Susan Gourley, Daphne Hall, Matthew C. Harris, Todd H. Holder, Harry Huge, Mary Sanders Jones, Rev. Cindy Beasley Karges, Susan Keisler-Munro, Jordan T. Klimek, James R. Kruse, Richard Legge, Rita Lester, Rev. Dr. David Maldonado, Jr., Judith R. Maurer, T. J. McDowell, Jr., Ann Miller Watkins, Lawrence Mohr, Jr., Frederik Ohles, Bernard A. Olsen, Richard A. Peterson, Larry L. Ruth, Kent Seacrest, L. G. Searcey, Sheryl Snyder. Governors Emeriti: Gordon Hull, Linda Mullin, F. Thomas Waring 4. Trustee, Lydia Patterson Institute, 517 S. Florence, El Paso, TX 79901 915-533-8286 info@lydiapattersoninstitute.org Rev. Larry Moffet 5. Trustee, Saint Paul School of Theology, 5123 E. Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO 64127 816-483-9600 Rev. Charlotte Abram

6. South Central Jurisdiction 3160 W. Britton Rd., Suite F, Oklahoma City, OK 73120 Director, Dr. David Severe, Phone: 405-202-9846 FAX: 405-609-3172 Email: scjdirector@scjumc.org


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Galen Wray, Jurisdictional Mission Council 7. Board of Directors, Crowell Health Services 245 So. 22nd St., Blair, NE 68008 David Drew-President, Joleene Rewerts-Vice President, Dennis Carlson-Trea- surer, Tawnya Roberts-Secretary, Don Boswell, Marty Buckingham, Cheston Field, Jason Fowler, Rebecca Hjelle, Roger Howland, Dane Livermore, Roger Lorsch, Dr. Raymond Russin, Ardelle Wachter, jenny Wilkins-Swenson, Sue Wulf, Bill Willard-Executive Director, Terry Wulf-Asst. Administrator, Dr. Dan Flanagan 8. Board of Directors, Epworth Village, Inc., President: Patrick Garcia, 21st and Division, P.O. Box 503, York, NE 68467 Class of 2012: Susan Cox, Barbara Burns, Monroe Golliday, Jim Sprague Class of 2013: Dolores Rader, Karen White, Bruce Rieker, Dr. Stanley Jensen Class of 2014: Tammy Boston, Dr. Paul Toms, Patti Vincent, Doug Koopman, Rev. Dr. Cole Fowler Class of 2015: Norma Linder, Dr. Nancy Dob, Julie Adams, April McDaniel, Rev. Lowen Kruse Member by appointment: Rev. Art Phillips, Rev. Pat Norris, Lorelei Edwards, Rev. Betsy Galloway-Carew, Linda Eckard, Louise Niemann, Dr. Patrick Hotovy Ex Officio members: Patrick Garcia, Rev. Harold Backus, Bridget Cabrera, Bishop Jones

9. Board of Directors, Nebraska Methodist Health System, Inc. 8511 West Dodge Rd., Omaha 68114 Class of 2012: C.L. Landen, Dan Kinney, John M. Fraser, Kristin Hoffman, John R. Lohrberg, James L. Mounce Class of 2013: L. B. “Red” Thomas, Larry Pearson, Daniel D. Lydiatt, Dianne S. Lozier, John P. Nelson Class of 2014: Spencer Stevens, Larry DeRoin, Art Burtscher, Richard Hahn, Adam Yale, Kathleen Dodge, Scott Rose

10. Board of Directors, Nebraska Methodist College, 720 N. 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114 800-335-5510 President: Dennis Joslin, Dan Flanagan, and Bishop Scott Jones.

11. Board of Trustees, Regional West Medical Center 4021 Avenue B, Scottsbluff, NE 69361 Jim Darnell, David Griffiths, Mark Hartman, MD, David Holdt, MD, Jeffrey Holloway, MD, Tom Holyoke, Jane Hunter, Ed., D, Dora Olivares, Todd Sorensen, MD, Jim Trumbull, Rev. Lauren Ekdahl, Jon Morgan, MD, Julie Marshall, Hod Kosman, Glen Forney, MD., Mark Gillam, Dennis Hadden, Don Gentry, MD.

12. Board of Trustees, Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home 407 Dakota, Benkelman, NE 69021 Vicky Harford, Betty Parman, Jeanene Burrows, Dwane Timm, Jim Russell, Elmer Case, Craig Horobik, Evelyn Stamm, Jerry Preston, Dorothy Jessee, Scott Hogeland, Karen Harford, Steve Kellett, Rev. Brian Fong, Barbara Waters


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2012 JOURNAL Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees 13. Officers & Directors, Released & Restored, Inc. Officers: Rev. Glen Holtz, Deb Russ-Farwell, Norma Fleisher, Barb Kohl Directors: Rev. Lila Bottolfsen, Jim Cook, Rev. Galen Wray, Don Foxhoven

D. REPRESENTATIVES TO ECUMENICAL MINISTRIES Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska 215 Centennial Mall So. Ste. 300, Lincoln, NE 68508 Bishop Jones, Rev. Carol Roettmer Brewer, Rev. Zach Anderson, Rev. Dan Flanagan, Rev. Lowen Kruse

District youth and young adult representatives To annual conference District

Youth

Young Adult

Blue River

Caitlin Seiser Bentzinger P.O. Box 142 Panama 68419

Zeb Treloar 1231 Clairmont Rd #18A Decatur, GA 30030

Elkhorn Valley Josh Garwood 1212 Dakota Ave. Dakota City 68731 Gateway

Jessica Myers 50495 852nd Rd. Ewing 68735 David Reed 1622 Avenue A Kearney 68847

Great West

Phillip Clay Lauren Rudolph 1531 Norris Ave. 1712 W. 5th St. McCook 69001 Ogallala 69153

Missouri River

Matt Bowden 5616 Blondo St. Omaha 68104

Jaimee Trobough 2665 Farnam, Ste. 102 Omaha 68131


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OTHER REPRESENTATIVES

1. Disaster Coordinators Conference Coordinator: Rev. Roger Gillming Coordinators: (BR) Rev. Lyn Seiser (EV) Rev. Kevin Burkhardt (G) Rev. Roger Gillming (GW) Rev. Linda Battello (MR) Rev. Kurt Stecker (PR) Bob Aderholdt 2. Volunteer in Mission Coordinator Rev. Charles Spence 3. Conference Secretary of Global Ministries Alan Gager 4. Lay Servant Committee BR - Heather Eads, 4120 Pinewood Ln., Lincoln 68516 EV - Julie Claybaugh, P.O. Box 216, Carroll 68723 G - Ardith Davenport, PO Box 172, Burwell 68823 GW - Gloria Louch, 1133 19th Ave., Mitchell 69357 MR - Dick Webster, 602 S. Randolph, Weeping Water 68463 PR - Jeanie Leeper, P.O. Box 102, Palmer 68864 Staff: Bob Aderholt, Tom Watson, Kathryn Witte 5. Lay Leaders Conference Lay Leader: Tom Watson Associate Conference Lay Leader: Micole Harms District Lay Leaders: BR - David Jefferson EV - Virginia Piper G - Paul Bennett GW - Ann Regier, Tina Kitt, Melody Newman MR - Betty Wiles PR - Dolores Rader President, United Methodist Women: Esther Hay, PO Box 296, Waverly 68462 President, United Methodist Men: Craig Nordaker, 3510 Hancock St., Lot 151, Bellevue 68005

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2012 JOURNAL Members on Boards, Commissions and Committees Conference Secretary - Darlene Hall Associate Conference Secretary - Rev. Buck Linton-Hendrick Conference Lay Leader - Tom Watson Associate Conference Lay Leader - Micole Harms

Nebraskans appointed to General Boards Cindy Karges, General Board of Church and Society K.F. Kaleuati, Stephanie Ahlschwede, Commission on Status and Role of Women

DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON ORDAINED MINISTRY Blue River Rev. Nancy Flader, Chair; Rev. Bob Neben, Rev. Lyn Seiser, Rev. Clarke Mundhenke, Rev. Brian Kottas, Herschel Staats, Joy Dunnigan, Rev. Karl Lent, Lou Gaddis, Lynette Broderick, Rev. Steve Flader, Rev. Warren Schoming Elkhorn Valley Rev. James Brewer, Chair., Rev. Kelo Kaleuati, registrar, Rev. Dean Joy, Rev. Cindi Stewart, Becky Wilson, Cheryl Linfgenfelter, Darrell Keck, Rev. Eldon Davis, Rev. Jaime Farias Gateway Rev. Gary Main, Rev. Dale Lambert, Rev. Jeff Hale, Rev. Doug Smith, Rev. Cathy Cole, Rev. Jeff Thurman, Sharon Martin, Kathy Pierce Great West Rev. George Kilmer,Chair; Rev. Chuck Rager, Rev. Tom Hyde, Rev. Fred Andersen, Rev. Ray Weinerman, Rev. Kay Alnor, Melody Newman, Darlene Hall, Rev. Nora Mendyk, Tim Horn Missouri River Rev. Fred Richart, Rev. Jane Florence, Dorothy McPhaul, Rev. Chad Anglemyer, Rev. Loren Mullins, Rev. Nancy Phillips, Rev. Ron Roemmich, Rev. James Johnson, Rev. Charlotte Abram, Rev. Michael McGregor, Rev. Marvin Neubauer, Rev. Dan Flanagan Prairie Rivers Rev. Ron Harris, Chair; Rev. Cole Fowler, Marge Terman, Rev. Dan Spearow, Rev. Melanie Adams, Peter Hedstrom, Tony Dawson


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DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON SUPERINTENDENCY Blue River Lynn Wallasky, Chair; David Jefferson, Rueben Luetchens, Herschel Staats, Carolyn Gigstad, Rev. Michael Burgess Elkhorn Valley Rev. Craig Collins, Chair; Virginia Piper, Sue Davis, Rev. Theta Dame, Rev. Kevin Burkhardt, Phil Fisher, Wes Sandall, Jono Kubicka, Butch Woockman, Lois Rasmussen, Gene Wissenburg Gateway Rev. Todd Karges, Paul Bennett, Sharon Martin, Kathy Pierce, Rev. Nancy Lambert, Doug Smith, Rev. Jeff Wulf, Peggy Cranford, Rev. Nancy Leonard Great West Ann Regier, Dennis Batterman, Janean Lindauer, Nancy Hoatson, Rev. Ray Weinerman, Sherron Sullivan, Valeta Rosenbaum, Ezekiel Koech Missouri River Rev. Mark Crist, Dave Pippert, Carlotta Williams, Rev. Rebecca Hjelle, Betty Wiles, Rev. John Ewton, Jean Meyers Prairie Rivers Nancy Dob, Chair; Denice Dietz, Secretary, Rev. Cole Fowler, Rev. Glen Holtz, Rev. Martin Leeper, Myra Nicolaus, Don Russell, Doloris Rader DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON LOCATION AND BUILDING Blue River Rev. Jim Wallasky, Rev. Mark Richardson, Rev. Warren Schoming, Bob Converse, Don Linscott, Lynne Schroeder Elkhorn Valley Rev. Brian Fong, Rev. Inez Foster, Dave Scarf, Judy Carlson, Evan Evans, Jeremy Cleveland, Rev. Joan Frenzel, Cal Fluckey, Rev. Dean Joy Gateway Dennis Welty, Marlys Waldo, Craig Brock, Gene Bauer, Wes Nelson, Rev. Michael Flury, Mike Adams, Rev. Dennis Davenport Great West Tina Kitt, Bob Crownover, Debbie Winter, Dennis Spady, Don Evertson, Howard Duncan, Marlene Flaming, Rev. Seth Leypoldt, Shanon Williams Missouri River Rev. Chad Anglemyer, Gary Nielsen, Jackie Pospisil, Rev. Zach Anderson, Bob Whitehouse, Rev. Jim Corson, Rev. Bruce Davis Prairie Rivers Rev. Bill Ritter, Chair; Darrell Burrows, Janet Burgel, Dennis Wheeler, Doloris Rader, Dan Pedersen, , Rosella Sidders, Eileen Whitmore


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