Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Reid and Keyser appointed to associate general secretary positions.

Two new staff leadership roles have been announced by the Church of the Brethren: Judy Keyser has been appointed associate general secretary of Operations, and Kathy Reid has been appointed associate general secretary of Ministry and Program. The associate general secretaries will provide leadership and direction in the day-to-day work of the ministry of Church of the Brethren, beginning Sept. 1.

Keyser currently is chief financial officer/treasurer and executive director of Centralized Services for the General Board. She began her work with the board as director of Financial Operations, then became controller and corporate controller. In 1997 she was named treasurer and director of Centralized Resources. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Elmhurst (Ill.) College, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Last year, she completed a second master’s degree in Education Counseling at Northern Illinois University.

Reid has served as executive director of the Association of Brethren Caregivers since 2004. Previously, she was executive director of the Texas Homeless Network, a statewide agency based in Austin. During her seven years with the Texas Homeless Network, she helped the organization grow from a staff of one and a budget of $42,000 to a staff of 15 and a budget of $300,000. She is an ordained minister in both the Church of the Brethren and the Mennonite Church USA. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Manchester College in North Manchester, Ind.; a master’s of Education from Georgia State University in Atlanta; and a master’s of Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, Calif.

Source: 7/30/2008 Newsline

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