Board of Directors

Officers

Candyce Black, Chairperson
Xochitl Alvizo, Vice-Chairperson
Donna Davis, Secretary
Reuben Sancken-Marx, Member-At-Large

Class of 2017

Donna Davis, Pine Bluff, AR
-Layperson
Member of First Christian Church, Pine Bluff, AR

Valerie Melvin, Greensboro, NC
-Regional Minister
Member of St. Mark Church of Christ, Goldsboro, NC

Class of 2019

Xochitl Alvizo, Los Angeles, CA
-Layperson
Member of The Pub Church, Boston, MA

Candyce Black, Cass City, MI
-Layperson
Member of New Hope Christian Church, Beaufort, SC

Timothy Campbell, Jr., Studio City, CA
-Layperson
Member of Sugarbush Christian Church, Ontario, Canada

Rhonda Cole-Green, Beaufort, SC
-Layperson
Member of New Hope Christian Church, Beaufort, SC

Jeremy Skaggs, Mansfield, TX
-Clergy
Member of The Welcome Table Christian Church, Arlington, TX

Class of 2021

Tom Cooley, Alburquerque, NM
-Layperson
Member of Monte Vista Christian Church, Albuquerque, NM

Sandy Messick, Federal Way, WA
-Regional Minister
Member of Lake City Christian Church, Seattle, WA

Katherine Raley, Columbia, SC
-Clergy
Member of First Christian Church, Colorado Springs, CO

Juan Rodriquez, Longwood, FL
-Layperson
Member of Arise Orlando Christian Church, Orlando, FL

Charles Tooley, Billings, MT
-Layperson
Member of Central Christian Church, Billings, MT

Class of 2023

Beverly Bell, Nashville, TN
-Layperson
Member of New Covenant Christian Church, Nashville, TN

Chimiste Doriscar, Evansville, IN
-Clergy
Member of Allisonville Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN

Jennifer Larson, Norfolk,VA
-Layperson
Member of West Side Christian Church, Portsmouth, VA

Derrick Perkins, St. Louis, MO
-Clergy
Member of Centennial Christian Church, St. Louis, MO

Rueben Sancken, Indianapolis, IN
-Layperson
Member of Central Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN

Terms of office

Terms of office begin with the first Board meeting following a General Assembly. Terms of office end with the last Board meeting prior to a General Assembly.

DHM Representatives to The United Christian Missionary Society Board of Trustees (The UCMS)

Class of 2021

Nedella Foster
Term:  2018-2021
Member of East Sixth Street Christian Church, Oklahoma City, OK

Chris Furr, Co-Chariperson
Term:  2018-2021
Member of Covenant Christian Church, Cary, NC

Don Gillett, II, Chairperson
Term:  2018-2021
Member of East Second Street Christian Church, Lexington, KY

LaKinsha Swinton
Term:  2018-2021
Member of New Hope Christian Church, Beaufort, SC

Class of 2019

Dave Geenen
Term:  2016-2019
Member of 15th Avenue Christian Church, Rock Island, IL

Kathy Parker
Term:  2016-2019
Member of Central Christian Church, Gilbert, AZ

Debora Perry
Term:  2016-2019
Member of North Chevy Chase Christian Church, Chevy Chase, MD

Danny Stewart
Term:  2016-2019
Member of First Christian Church, Jefferson City, MO

Terms of office

All members elected by the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) shall assume their term of office on January 1 of the following year of their election. Terms begin in even numbered years and end in odd numbered years.

IDWM Representative

Marilyn Williams, IDWM President, Term:  2014-2018
Raleigh, NC

ODM Representative

Dan Crawford, President
Bakersfield, CA

Stephen Bentley, Minister of Disciples Men
Columbus, OH