Lay Leadership

2017 Central UMC Lay Leadership

Church Council Officers

Executive
Chairperson, Church Council Bruce Johanson
Vice-Chairperson  Kathleen Leatherby
Secretary Elected by Church Council
Lay Leader Mike Hill
Staff  
Senior Pastor Jan Davis
Executive Pastor Steven K. Pulliam
Executive Director Brian Swain
Genesis Campus Pastor Jody Farrell
Committee Chairpersons
Chairperson, Trustees Elected by Trustees
Chairperson, Finance Larry Templeton
Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Sarah Clark
Ministry Area Coordinators
Adult Ministries Coordinator Karen Love
Children's Ministries Coordinator Laura Underwood
Missions and Outreach Coordinator Melissa Thomas
Student Ministries Coordinator Jerry Croson
CCA Advisory Coordinator Tamara Brickey
Representatives
Young Adult Representative Michael Macechko
Youth Representative  Caden Blaschke
UMW Representative Jeanette Loris
At-Large Church Council Members
Class of 2017 Xochitl Baxter, Trey Hollis, Gary Thorn
Class of 2018 Bob Jones, David Lee,
Shannon Mathis, Kysia Thornton
Class of 2019 Kevin Boyd, Jeb Joyce, Rebecca Newcome

Church Committees 

Trustees
Senior Pastor Jan Davis
Executive Pastor Steve Pulliam
Executive Director Brian Swain
Chairperson Elected by Trustees
Class of 2017 Karen Blasingame
Brandon Cate
Jane Gearhart
Class of 2018 Merin Macechko
Andy Miller
Lamar Pettus
Class of 2019 Alex Baldwin
Gene Bennett
Janet Hailey
Finance
Senior Pastor Jan Davis
Executive Pastor Steve Pulliam
Executive Director Brian Swain
Director of Finance & Human Resources Penny Mills
Chairperson, Finance Larry Templeton
Chairperson, Church Council Bruce Johanson
Chairperson, Trustees Elected by Trustees
Lay Leader Mike Hill
Class of 2017 Devin Bertram
Melissa Newport
Larry Templeton
Class of 2018 Larry Bittle
Mark Kidd
Dennis Leatherby
Class of 2019 Jane Davis
Kevin Faught
Kevin Thompson
Staff-Parish Relations
Senior Pastor Jan Davis
Executive Pastor Steve Pulliam
Chairperson, Staff-Parish Sarah Clark
Lay Leader Mike Hill
Annual Conference Lay Member Richard Hudson
Class of 2017 Paula Agee
Christian Baldwin
Megan Johnson
Class of 2018 Chad Betts
Brenda Gullett
Jeff Sone
Class of 2019 Mike Macechko
Holly Ruddell
Susie Stewart
Committee on Nominations and
Lay Leadership Development
Senior Pastor Jan Davis
Executive Pastor Steve Pulliam
Chairperson Jan Davis
Lay Leader Mike Hill
Class of 2017 Lyndy Lindsey
Kysia Thornton
Class of 2018 Randy Brown
John Faucette
Jewel Lindsey Morrow
Class of 2019 Sue Havens
Ann Linebarger
Tim Stidham
Lay Delegates to Annual Conference 
Class of 2017 Brian Swain
Class of 2018 Richard Hudson, Donna Pettus, Joanna Wilson
Class of 2019 Kimmery Kobe
Alternate     Sarah Holifield

2017 Building Committee 
Building Committee Chair Richard Hudson
Building Committee Vice-Chair Sally Davis
Senior Pastor Dr. Jan Davis
Dir. Of Classic Worship Dr. Frode Gundersen
Staff Liaison/Exec. Director  Brian Swain
Accessibility Advisor Missy Joyce
Board of Trustee's Liaison Janet Hailey
Chair, Master Plan Committee Jason Wilson
Chair, Chancel Design Committee Doug Prichard
Chair, Communications Committee Cristy Smith
Chair, Construction Committee Ken Hendrickson
Chair, Interior Design Committee Nancy Bittle
Chair, Music Suite Design Committee Richard Hardin
Chair, Organ Design Committee Scott Montgomery
Chair, Prayer Committee Brenda Gullett
Chancel Design Committee
Doug Prichard, Chair
Nancy Bittle
Bob Cantrell
Dr. Jan Davis
Dr. Frode Gundersen
David Hunt
Nancy Igli
Missy Joyce

Communications Committee

Cristy Smith, Chair

Greg Harton
Pam Hays
Becky Gosnell
Brian Swain

Construction Committee

Ken Kendrickson, Chair

Gene Bennett
Dr. Jan Davis
Rick Lawson
Brian Swain

Interior Design Committee

Nancy Bittle, Chair

Sally Davis
Dr. Frode Gundersen
Janet Hailey
Casey Roark
Kathy Smith
Leigh Stidham

Music Suite Design Committee

Richard Hardin, Chair

Paul Bryant
Janet Cupit
Dr. Frode Gundersen
Missy Kincaid
Mark McNair
Jason Wilson

Organ Design Committee

Scott Montgomery, Chair

Brenda Gullett
Dr. Frode Gundersen
Richard Hardin
Deames Davis

Prayer Committee

Brenda Gullett, Chair

Chuck & Brenda Bushong
Phyllis Collier
Brown Pendleton
Kysia Thornton