Our Church Leadership
Our Church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who have stepped up to lead. Here are the members of our current Council who make our church community special:
Charlotte Williams - Moderator
Charlotte brings many years of leadership and managerial experience to her role aas a congregational leader at Parkside. Her dedication to seeing Parkside grow and her commitment to hearing and respecting all voices make her an excellent representative of our congregation.
Kelly Wilson - Vice Moderator
Kelly is a military veteran and registered nurse. Kelly brings a compassion and diligence to her position. She steps in when Charlotte is unavailable and is also responsible for annual review of pastoral staff.
Norma Killion - Secretary
Norma serves to track the Council monthly meeting minutes, discussions, and voted actions.
Markus Stout - Treasurer
Mark Stout, better known as Markus, began his term as Treasurer in July 2011. Mark brings a variety of experience, from 18 years of supply/logistics work in the U.S. Navy (Active Duty) and the U.S. Coast Guard (civilian) to over five years as an Auditor with the U.S. Department of Interior - his current employer. Mark received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii - West Oahu and his MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu.
Craig Chalmers - Buildings & Grounds
As Chair of this commission, Craig will oversee the stewardship of our facilities through maintenance and repair. He and his team will organize work days, recommend guidelines for facility use, and coordinate contractors when repairs are needed. Craig has been a volunteer on the Buildings and Grounds Commission for a number of years.
Margaret Brown - Fellowship
Margaret is the extreme organizer and helps us enrich the quality of our relationships among the members and friends of this church. Whether it's the after church social hour, the all church picnic or the potlucks, Margaret has it all planned with efficiency and fun.
Lori Sugar - Good News Team
The Good News Team seeks ways to reach out by word to the community and to acquaint the community with the nature of this congregation and our ministry. Lori brings many years of public relations, organizing and working with the media to her role as Chair.
Sarah Swaney - Health Ministry
Sarah began her duties as Health Ministry Chair on July 1, 2011. Sarah works with Faith Community Nurse, Rebecca Anton, in leading the Health Ministry Commissiion in its work to enchance the wholeness of body, mind and spirit for Parkside Commuity UCC members as well as for members of the community at large.
Bob Simon - Mission & Service
Bob leads this commission in educating the congregation about the needs of others and encourages and provides support for the mission of this church in service to our community.
Jim Guida - Spiritual Growth/Christian Education
A recent graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, Jim has a passion for Christian education of our youth and adults. His love of the Bible and its relevance to our lives today nurtures his leadership of this commission.
Denise Leopold - Worship
An ordained minister, Denise brings many years of experience in the pastorate as well as being a chaplain within a major health organization in Sacramento. The Worship commission oversees everything that pertains to the service of worship, administration of the sacraments, and our creative arts.
May 24, 2013
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