Our Servant Leadership Council has approved the following:
Accepting the resignation of our faithful servant, Dean Stenzel, as our Treasurer, - thank you Dean, for your tireless labor in this critical area of service to our congregation! You have served with integrity and steadfastness for which we are grateful!
Implementing a new structure to help the Treasurer fulfill their Constitutional duties – think of this new structure as a stool with a seat and three legs.
The seat is the elected position of Treasurer who has the responsibilities of financial oversight and reporting – Kathy Denney has agreed to serve in this position in the interim until our annual voter’s meeting in June – by implementing the following changes we hope to shape this position into what it is meant to be: oversight of our finances and reporting to the congregation.
One leg of the stool off of the seat is the income treasurer, or “Financial Secretary”, which is an appointed position – Sarah Schulz has agreed to serve in this capacity and will be keeping track of the income of our congregation and reporting to the Treasurer.
Another leg of the stool coming off of the seat, which is a new position we are creating, is the expense treasurer, or “Bookkeeper” position – this is the area of work that has worn out many of our Treasurers because of the time it takes to manage our expenses – this will be a 10-15 hour a week paid position and Rick Sitzberger has been hired to be our “Bookkeeper” and reports to the Treasurer.
The last leg coming off of the seat is also a new position which is called the “Fund Steward Team Manager” per our Constitution – this position leads a team of people to track and suggest management strategies concerning our endowment and trust funds – Dick Atkinson has agreed to lead this team and will report to the Treasurer.
Thanks to the guidance of our Stewardship Ministry Team our Servant Leadership Council has been able to implement these needed changes for the good of our mission and ministry!