District Board

 Northern Ohio Church of the Brethren
2021-2022 District Board


District Board Meetings and Locations

September 17-18, 2021
Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 10am-3pm
Mohican CoB

November 13, 2021
Center CoB 

March 12, 2022
Changed to Via Zoom Only

May 14, 2022
Maple Grove CoB

August 13, 2022 Board Reorganization Meeting
Poplar Ridge CoB (During District Conference)
District Conference August 12-13, 2022

2022-2023 District Board Orientation Meeting
September 16-17, 2022 @Inspiration Hills Camp

Executive Committee Meetings

October 12, 2021
5pm - Meal provided 
Via Zoom 

February 8, 2022
5pm - Meal provided
District Office

April 12, 2022
5pm - Meal provided
District Office



September 17-18, 2021
2021-2022 District Board Orientation
6pm-9pm, Friday
10am-3pm, Saturday
Mohican CoB (Central)



2021 – 2022 District Board Members


Chair – Patrick Bailey, North Bend (1st term ends 2022)

Vice Chair – Steve Simmons, Bethel (1st term ends 2024)

Secretary – Deb Beer, County Line (2nd term ends 2022)


Congregational Commission:

Mark Pollock, Brook Park (1st term ends 2024)

Vice Chair
Beverly Wengerd, Paradise (1st term ends 2023)

Agnes Hayhurst, Reading (1st term ends 2023)

Mike Huffaker, Sugar Creek West (1st term ends 2024)

Stewardship and Finance:

David Bassett, Pleasant View (2nd term ends 2023)

Vice Chair
Bruce Jacobsen, Mt. Pleasant (2nd term ends 2023)

Charlene Kuhn, Richland (1st term ends 2022)

Edward Chase, Poplar Ridge (filling unexpired term ending 2023)



Connections Commission:

Billi Janet Burkey, Center (2nd term ends 2022)

Vice Chair
Dean Foster, Black River (2nd term ends 2024)

Ellen Speicher, Woodworth (1st term ends 2022)

Bruce Morckel, Akron Springfield (1st term ends 2024)

Ministerial Commission:

Steve Simmons, Bethel (1st term ends 2024)

Vice Chair
Terry Baldwin, Silver Creek (filling unexpired term ending 2022)

Bill Holsopple, Lick Creek (1st term ends 2024)

Paul Bartholomew, Mohican (filling unexpired term ending 2023)


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

Shannon Kahler, Camp Director, Paradise

Lisa Snyder, District Treasurer, Ashland First (term ends 2023)

Cindy McNaull, District Financial Secretary, Ashland Dickey (1st term ends 2023)

Ben Polzin, Standing Committee, Poplar Ridge (2nd term ends 2022)

Brian Layman, Moderator, Ashland First (term ends 2022)

James Washington, Moderator-elect, Elm Street/Pleasant View (term ends 2024)

Ashley Harris, District Conference Clerk, Freeburg (term ends 2024)

Linda Smith, Camp Administration Committee Chair (filling an unexpired term ending 2022)


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