Wednesday, October 05, 2011

J. Colleen Michael to lead Oregon Washington District.

J. Colleen Michael begins a quarter-time position as district executive for Oregon Washington District on Jan. 1, 2012. Joe and Merry Roy have been appointed interim district executives in a volunteer capacity through Dec. 31.

Michael is a life-time member of Wenatchee (Wash.) Brethren-Baptist Church United. In the district she has chaired the Strategic Planning Team, Ministry Commission, and Stewards, and has served as district clerk and moderator. Denominationally, she served on the board of the Association of Brethren Caregivers that transitioned to the Mission and Ministry Board, where she was on the Strategic Planning Team. She also has chaired the denomination’s Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee. She holds an Associate Nursing Degree (Licensed Practical and Registered) and is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College in Maine with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in science in Health Services Administration. She holds a National Certification in Healthcare Quality 1987-2011.

The Roys also are members of Wenatchee Brethren-Baptist Church United. Joe Roy is an ordained minister, holds a doctorate in counseling psychology, and works in a long-established practice as a pastoral psychotherapist. Merry Roy is a retired public school teacher. They will use the present district office contact information: P.O. Box 5440, Wenatchee, WA 98807; 509-662- 3211; Office location and contact information beginning Jan. 1 is pending.

Source:10/5/2011 Newsline

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