Member: Braceville UMC
UM member since 2009
Relevant Leadership Roles: Chair of Conference Committee on Youth Ministry, Wesley Foundation leadership scholar.
Experience: At-large Annual Conference member for multiple years under various districts, member of IGRC Connectional Table, co-director of VBS at local church, youth ministry intern through conference and seminary, student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Gifts and Passions: Youth ministry, writing, communications, social justice, reading, listening, service, sign language
Personal Statement: Member of Braceville UMC, Vermilion River District. Graduate of Southern IL University (2013), a second year seminary student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary as well as a candidate for ordained ministry, deacon track. I have been attending Annual Conference for multiple years. I serve on Connectional Table for our conference and am the chair of the new Conference Committee on Youth Ministry. I have a strong passion for social justice issues. I have always enjoyed being a part of the legislative process in our conference. My spouse is a student and licensed local pastor, which has exposed me to different aspects of ministry, polity, and practice from both a personal and professional level. I would ask you to prayerfully consider including me as a delegate to our General and Jurisdictional conferences.