Mickey Van Baale

Mickey is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Newton. She has held various positions there including pre-K Sunday school teacher, Clerk of Session, member of the Chancel Choir, member of the handbell choir, and Chairperson of the Personnel Committee, to name a few. Mickey also served recently as the Administrative Assistant of the church. She has held various positions in the Des Moines Presbytery, most recently on the Personnel Commission for the UPP. In the summer of 2022, Mickey was elected by the Des Moines Presbytery to be a commissioner to GA, serving on the Race and Gender Justice Committee. She has one son and he along with his wife and six children live in Western Michigan. In her free time, Mickey enjoys reading, shopping, going to live theatre, and spending time with family and friends.