Commission on Personnel
Class Name Status/Church Phone Email        
2024(2) TE Shamaine Chambers King Windsor Heights, Windsor 515-865-9927 CONTACT EMAIL        
2025(1) RE Dave McInally Clive Heartland 814-332-5134 CONTACT EMAIL        
2026(2) RE Lori SchraderBachar Ankeny 515-360-2488 CONTACT EMAIL        
2025(1) RE Steve Hulsebus Fort Dodge First 515-408-3130 CONTACT EMAIL        
2026(2) RE Judy Klepfer Cedar Falls Cedar Hts. Comm. 612-501-7041 CONTACT EMAIL        
2024(1) RE Pat Penning LeMars PUCC 712-540-0704 CONTACT EMAIL        
2025(2) TE Jennifer Olson Storm Lake Lakeside 317-797-5860 CONTACT EMAIL        
2026(1) TE Kevin Freese Retired 712-371-2244 CONTACT EMAIL        
Staff TE Annika Lister Stroope Administrative Executive 402-942-1636 CONTACT EMAIL        

6.7.1. The presbytery authorizes the establishment of a shared personnel commission composed of three people from each participating presbytery in the Staffing Model. The three people from each presbytery shall be elected and commissioned for this service.

6.7.2. These participants will serve in rotating three-year terms. Participants can serve two terms or a maximum of six years before being required to rotate off the Commission.

6.7.3. Leadership of this commission will rotate among the presbyteries on an annual basis.

6.7.4. The Commission will report to each presbytery’s leadership council.

6.7.5. The Commission will be authorized and expected to have the following responsibilities: Develop a shared set of personnel policies that will guide the work and offer processes for the staff to use. Review and support the staff. Conduct initial six-month review of all staff members. Conduct annual review of all staff members for the first year. The Commission will receive the annual reviews of the full-time administrators from the Administration Executive in subsequent years. Mentor the staff, providing support, clarifying responsibilities and answering questions as needed. Discipline staff members as needed, following established policies for addressing issues and concerns that arise. Fire staff members who do not meet performance and/or behavioral expectations using due process as articulated in the adopted personnel policies. In the case of the Administrative Executive, which includes the Stated Clerk role, the Commission will recommend termination and an interim Stated Clerk candidate to each presbytery for action.