Board of Directors
At the first BOD meeting in January, the members elected among
themselves the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary; the remainder
were appointed to their respective area. They are as follows:
Dennis Kieft – Chairman
Don Ritz – Vice-Chairman,
Diana Bouwkamp – Secretary,
Deb Gustafson – Treasurer
Jerry Rubeck – Stewardship
Arlene Schultz – Stewardship
Jodi Merkins – Family life
Tinna Gieske – Education
Ed Schmidt – Trustee
Germaine Merkins –
Art Gustafson – Elder
Though the Minutes of the BOD are posted, in case you missed it, the BOD is planning to replace the metal folding chairs with black steel tube framed upholstered chairs. Fifty were purchased and are in use. The plan is that another hundred be purchased when funds are available.
In another area of business there is a need for a church member to be the lay delegate for the Michigan District Convention that will be held in Ann Arbor, June 24-27.
BOARD OF ELDERS
The Board of Elders serving this year are as follows:
Paul Schultz – Chairman
Denny Wildfong – Vice-
Kevin Rubeck – Secretary
Art Gustafson – BOD
Included with the business conducted with the Board of Elders was the transfer of membership for the Rolfe family, DeBoer family, and Eric Hecksel family to Grace, Coopersville. Next Elders meeting – Feb. 20, 6:00 p.m
St. Luke operates
under a Board of Directors’ constitution. The BOD meets monthly and
posts its minutes on the bulletin board in the church fellowship
hall. Currently the BOD is chaired by Dennis Keift and Vice-chairman
Gale McMitt. The BOD presents a nomination slate for elections along
with a budget proposal for the Church Voters’ Meeting in December.
The new budget and newly elected Board members begins on January 1
of the new year.