Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Genelle Wine resigns as coordinator of orientation for BVS.

Genelle Wine has resigned from her position with the Church of the Brethren General Board as coordinator of orientation for Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS). Her last day in the position will be Oct. 19.

Wine announced her resignation after almost five years of General Board employment. She began employment with the board in 2002, working as assistant to the director of BVS while serving as a volunteer at the BVS office in Elgin, Ill. During her service as a volunteer with BVS she also was a houseparent at Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos in Houston, Texas. After her term of volunteer service with BVS, she lived and studied in Germany for a time.

She returned to employment with BVS as coordinator of orientation in August 2004. While serving in the position, she has worked with 13 orientation units and more than 200 volunteers. She also helped start the Church of the Brethren's annual recognition of Service Sunday.

Wine is originally from Imperial, Neb., and is a graduate of McPherson (Kan.) College. She plans to move to Minneapolis, Minn., and continue working in the area of social justice and serving basic human needs.

Source: 07/04/2007 Newsline

No comments: