Boards and Committees

Countryside’s Boards and Committees

Click here for a nomination form: here. Countryside is blessed with a congregation filled with talent and business experience. Our officers and board members are nominated and elected by our members and represent the church body in the various aspects of managing church finances and affairs. The following is a listing of our current lay leadership.

2021 Church Officers    
Moderator OPEN E-mail Moderators
Vice Moderator Aubrey Fitzke E-mail Moderators
Vice Moderator Elect OPEN E-mail Moderators
Clerk Bonnie Buckland
Treasurer Phil Johnson
2021 Church Council  
Open Moderator
Aubrey Fitzke Vice Moderator
Open Vice Moderator Elect
Bonnie Buckland Clerk
Phil Johnson Treasurer
Ann Huxtable-Scates Board of Arts Ministry
Cindy Cronn Board of Christian Education
Katie Gorham Board of Christian Outreach
Nancy Cohen / Bonnie Downer Board of Deacons
Jody Sanders Board of Life Ministries
Sarah May Board of Pastoral Care
Pat Rainbolt Board of Trustees
Derek Kuhr Board of Youth
Bruce Blanchard At-large Member
Mike Bonner At-large Member

Board of Life Ministry (BOLM)

This board oversees all social activities, volunteer coordination and family-based educational classes held at Countryside.Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month.Contact board chair  Jody Sanderslign=”top”>Sarah BendAnna HardyCaitlynn KirkJoyce GambleSherrly LilleySarah MillerDeb HickmanJody Sanders (Chair)Sharon Royers
Mary Watke
Board of Pastoral Care (BOPC)

This board promotes staff and lay ministry efforts to support, contact and comfort church and community members, focusing on people facing difficult times in their lives. Meets quarterly in the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month.Contact board chair  Sarah MayAllison EvansVicki BryantConnie JohnkBarry LarsonJane FreyJodie NicholsGayle NobleJoni HensleyAnnette Sterling
Knolan Hudson

Sarah May (Chair)

Rita Troudt
Board of Trustees (BOT)  This board oversees the financial and property concerns for Countryside, including stewardship, budgeting process and regular review of the financial position of the church.Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month.Contact board chair  Pat RainboltDoug DushanBob DavisAmy BlanchardDerek MillerJoyce DavisTim KerriganPat Rainbolt (Chair)Trish Hoffman-AhrensEd SchwartzAndy WilsonDave LundbladStacey WarnerBoard of Youth (BOY)

This board brings strength and stability to COYO through development, planning and management for our youth programs. Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month.Contact board chair Derek KuhrStacy Ashley MurphyMorgan ChapmanChristy PalmerMallis Bonner – YouthDerek Kuhr (Chair)Maureen Seymour-KarpfEmily Ethington
Brenda StursmaMindy Foral
Jeremy WadhamsMaureen Hornacek

Jodi Klein

At-Large Church Council Reps

Bruce BlanchardMike Bonner
Nominating Committee

Molly AndersonAmy Kampfe
Mary DircksJodie Nichols
Dinah GomezMarc Ward
2020 Conference Delegates

Bruce Blanchard

France Blanchard

Deb McCollister

Foundation Board

The Foundation is an independent organization created by the Church to support and supplement the programs and facilities at Countryside. This board is composed of 7 church members. The Foundation Board meets quarterly. Contact Foundation President Geoff KreggGeoff Kregg (President)Julia HernandezMatt AtchisonPaul NelsonMike MurphyKristina Murphree
Joe Sacco

Boards and Committee Members    
2021 2022 2023
Board of Arts Ministry (BAM)
   
This board provides sincere, artful and spiritual experiences for the congregation. Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Contact board chair Ann Huxtable-Scates
Ann Huxtable-Scates (Chair) Marcia Free Tom/Hannah Reilly
Jeri Lundblad Michael Free Adam Steinbach
Trish Newell Diane Hill Ardy Stultz
Board of Christian Education (BOCE)
   
This board brings strength and stability to Countryside’s educational efforts by advising staff and providing both adults and children with educational programs. Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Contact board chair  Cindy Cronn
Abby Cartwright – Youth Dave/Shelley Boyd Teri D’Agostino
Traci Copple Cindy Cronn (Chair) Carol Goldstrom
Leah Georges Mindy Devall-Wood Morgan Lenigan
Megan Thom Bobbie Escolas  
  Nancy Victora  
Board of Christian Outreach (BOCO)    
This board nurtures outreach projects, coordinates efforts within the church to develop mission themes, and selects organizations to receive special offering grants.  Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Contact board chair Katie Gorham
(vacant) Rich/Kris Cecava Linda Bannister
(vacant) Nancy Davis Jim Gilbert
(vacant) Connie Fitzke Katie Gorham (Chair)
  Kris Hess Heidi Neumann
  Greg Olsen Lori Shrum
    Jenn Vinton
Board of Deacons (BOD)    
This board is responsible for any church tasks that are related to worship and fellowship as well as communicating with new members and visitors.  Meets the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Contact board co-chair(s) Nancy Cohen
Earl Cohen Marcia Blum Amber Bartling
Nancy Cohen (Co-chair) Dale Jones Craig Bartling
John/Amy Kampfe Linda Ashley Leamer Gordon Dickey
Ryan Palmer Susie Owens Bonnie Downer (Co-chair)
Kim Schwartz   Lisa Fahrlander
Christian Thom   Kim Johnson
    Dede Marshall
    Norman Pavey
    Leslie Summers-Day