VUMC: Board of Trustees
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Board of Trustees

In each pastoral charge consisting of one local church, there shall be a board of trustees, consisting of not fewer than three nor more than nine persons. (para. 2525, Book of Discipline 2012)

The trustees are invested with the authority and power by the charge conference to make decisions dealing with the real and personal property of the local church. It must be organized and operated in compliance with the Discipline, cannot act in a manner contrary to the purpose of The United Methodist Church, the annual conference, or the Discipline. (para. 2529, Book of Discipline 2012)

2017 Goals:


Member Class Of
Sandy Leidner 2017
Max Durbin, Chr. 2017
Darin Dugan 2017
Zac Stombaugh, V-Chr. 2018
Jeff Casey 2018
Donna Johnson 2018
Rich Well 2019
Bryce Kistler 2019
Ann Schwarm 2019

  • Membership must be at least one-third men, one-third women, and one-third may be non-members
  • Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary elected annually
  • Chair and Vice-Chair shall not be in the same class
  • Chair must be a member of the Church
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