District Board


2017 – 2018 District Board


Chair – Tom Zuercher, Ashland Dickey (1st term ends 2018)

Vice Chair – Bruce Jacobsen, Mt. Pleasant (1st term ends 2019)

Secretary – Deb Beer, County Line (1st term ends 2018)


Congregational Commission:

Chair – Barbara Wilch, Lakewood (1st term ends 2018)

Vice Chair – Frank Pettigrew, Ashland Dickey (1st term ends 2020)

Secretary – Tina Hunt, Ashland First (1st term ends 2019)

Member – James Washington, Lake Breeze (1st term ends 2019)


Stewardship & Finance Commission:

Chair – Maria Nichols, Lakewood (2nd term ends 2020)

Vice Chair – David Bassett, Pleasant View (1st term ends 2019)

Secretary – Chris Snyder, Hartville (1st term ends 2020)

Member – Ed Chase, Poplar Ridge (1st term ends 2019)


Connections Commission:

Chair – Billi Janet Burkey, Center (1st term ends 2018)

Vice Chair – Dean Foster, Black River (1st term ends 2020)

Secretary – Jean Garcia, Akron Springfield (1st term ends 2020)

Member – Ellen Speicher (Filling an unexpired term ending 2018)


Ministerial Commission:

Chair – Steve Simmons, Bethel (2nd term ends 2019)

Vice Chair – Vaughn Loose, Mansfield First (1st term ends 2018)

Secretary – Bruce Jacobsen, Mt. Pleasant (1st term ends 2019)

Member – Ira Good, Dupont (1st term ends 2020)


Ex Officio Members (without vote):

Kris Hawk, District Executive Minister, Akron Springfield

Julie Watson, District Administrative Secretary

Linda Fry, District Peace/Conciliation Advocate, Mansfield First

Esther Harsh, District Youth Coordinator, Zion Hill

Shannon Kahler, Camp Director, Paradise

Lisa Snyder, District Treasurer, Ashland First (2nd term ends 2020)

Jennifer Recker, District Financial Secretary (1st term ends 2021)

Ben Polzin, Standing Committee, Poplar Ridge (1st term ends 2018)

Terry Porter, Moderator, Dupont (term ends 2019)

Doug Price, Moderator-Elect, Lima Elm Street (term ends 2020)

Nancy Jacobsen, District Conference Clerk, Mt. Pleasant (term ends 2020)

Jim Shives, Camp Administration Committee Chair (1st term ends 2018)


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