|Photo by Glenn Riegel|
|Moderator Tim Harvey holds up a ballot sheet as he gives instructions to the delegates before elections were held. The election results were announced today, July 9.|
The Nominating Committee of the Standing Committee of district delegates developed a slate of candidates, and the Standing Committee then voted to create the ballot that was presented to the Conference.
Those elected are listed by position:
Annual Conference Moderator-Elect: Nancy Sollenberger Heishman of Tipp City, Ohio.Agency appointees also were confirmed by the Conference, as follows:
Annual Conference Secretary: James Beckwith of Lebanon, Pa.
Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee: Christy Waltersdorff of Lombard, Ill.
Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee: Bernie Fuska of Timberville, Va.
Mission and Ministry Board: Area 1 -- Rhonda Ritenour of York, Pa. Area 2 -- J. Trent Smith of New Lebanon, Ohio.
Bethany Theological Seminary Trustee: Representing the clergy -- Paul Brubaker of Ephrata, Pa.
Representing the colleges -- Celia Cook-Huffman of Huntingdon, Pa.
Brethren Benefit Trust Board: Eric Kabler of Johnstown, Pa.
On Earth Peace Board: Cindy Weber-Han of West Chicago, Ill.
On Earth Peace Board: Melisa Grandison of Quinter, Kan., and Don Mitchell of Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Bethany Theological Seminary Trustees: Christina Bucher of Elizabethtown, Pa., and Martha Farahat of Oceano, Calif.
Brethren Benefit Trust Board: Ann Quay Davis of Covina, Calif., and Thomas McCraken of York, Pa.