Leadership Council

Class

Name

Liaison To

Status/Church

Phone

Email

LC Mod

TE Ane Fitzgerald

 

Validated Ministry – Harmony River Living Ctr.

320-583-7325

CONTACT EMAIL

Presby Mod

RE David Boyd

Property

Des Moines Central

515-490-0543

CONTACT EMAIL

Presby V-Mod

TE Nathan Williams

 

West Des Moines Covenant

515-380-8102

CONTACT EMAIL

Immed Past Mod

TE Lynne Hanna

 

Perry First

515-231-5485

CONTACT EMAIL

2022

RE Polk Davison

COM

Des Moines, Westminster

515-277-0444 H

CONTACT EMAIL

2022

RE Joe Weinman

Insurance Task Force

Indianola, Trinity United

515-979-2017

CONTACT EMAIL

2023

TE Roger Todd

 

HR

712-355-3633

CONTACT EMAIL

2023

RE Nate Boulton

 

Des Moines, First

515-669-4259

CONTACT EMAIL

2023

RE Roxanne Neary

Living Legacy

Des Moines, Westminster

515-777-0429

CONTACT EMAIL

2023

TE Tim Maxa

Camping & Youth

Lenox, United & Sharpsburg

712-621-6780

CONTACT EMAIL

2024

RE Carol Ferrell

Personnel

Clive, Heartland

515-346-1856H

CONTACT EMAIL

2024

TE David Endriss

CPM

Indianola, Trinity United

515-360-7005

CONTACT EMAIL

2024

TE Ekram Kachu

New Worshiping Communities

Des Moines, First Arabic

515-556-8032

CONTACT EMAIL

 

  TE Annika Lister Stroope

 

  Ex Officio

  402-942-1636

  CONTACT EMAIL

 

  RE Amgad Beblawi

 

  Ex Officio

  502-592-3223

  CONTACT EMAIL

 

  TE Ian McMullen

 

  Ex Officio

  515-450-7534

  CONTACT EMAIL

12.1. Members of the Leadership Council include 9 members at large. The members at large should ordinarily not be from the same congregation. The Leadership Council is composed of ruling elders and ministers of the Word and Sacrament in numbers as nearly equal as possible.

12.2. Members with voice and vote are the Presbytery Moderator, Vice Moderator, and Immediate Past Moderator.

12.3. Ex-officio members with voice but not vote include the Executive Presbyters and Stated Clerk.

12.4. The elected members will serve 3-year terms, and no one may serve more than 6 consecutive years. The Moderator of Leadership Council is nominated by the Committee on Nominating and elected by Presbytery for a 1-year term.

12.5. The duties of the Leadership Council include:

12.5.1. The Leadership Council shall meet before a stated meeting of Presbytery and review the docket as prepared by the Stated Clerk and the Moderator. A special meeting may be called by the Moderator of Leadership Council.

12.5.2. Implements the priorities of the Presbytery, coordinates and jointly reports to Presbytery the work of Committee on Personnel and Committee on Budget and Finance.

12.5.3. Develop, communicate and shepherd the ongoing vision, strategy and design of the Presbytery. Submit recommendations to the Presbytery concerning the mission of the Presbytery. Implement a method for planning and evaluating the work of the Presbytery.

12.5.4. Train elected members to standing committees and Leadership Council or appoint a training team.

12.5.5. Address matters between meetings of the Presbytery as may be necessary or assigned by Presbytery.

12.5.6. Coordinate the work of the Committee on Personnel and Committee on Budget and Finance and present report jointly to Presbytery. Moderators of the Committee on Personnel and Committee on Budget and Finance will be first on the agenda of Leadership Council and can leave after their report or be invited to stay for remainder of meeting.

12.5.7. Propose an annual budget jointly with the Committee on Budget and Finance to Presbytery.

12.5.8. Oversight and coordination of Ecumenical Relationships.

12.5.8.1. Ecumenical Relationships are relationships, working agreements, or cooperative endeavors with denominations or religious groups beyond the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

12.5.8.2. Receive reports from representatives of related institutions and reviewing annually the proceedings and actions of all such organizations under the direction of the Presbytery.

12.5.9. Remain current on issues of theology and culture that affect the Presbytery.

12.5.10. Relate to Standing Committees in an empowering style. Each member of Leadership Council will serve as liaison to one or more committees, providing support, guidance and directions for mission on a regular schedule

12.5.11. Respond to ministry opportunities in relation to the Presbytery’s vision.

12.5.12. Coordinate and communicate with the “Iowa Presbyteries Task Force” reporting to Presbytery when necessary.

12.5.13. Administrative Duties

12.5.13.1. Review and recommend changes to Presbytery’s By-Laws and Manual of Operations.

12.5.13.2. Nominate members of the Committee on Nominating for election by Presbytery.

12.5.14. Develop and submit a budget request to Committee on Budget and Finance for the Leadership Council’s ministry.

12.5.15. At the last stated meeting of each year, the Leadership Council will nominate for election by the Presbytery three members to a new class of the Committee on Nominating.

12.5.16. The retiring Moderator of Presbytery of Des Moines will install the newly elected officers at the last stated meeting of each year.