Ministerial Staff:

Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences

Rev. Brigit Stevens – Executive Conference Minister

Staff and financial oversight; Support of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tri-Conference Ministries boards of directors; Ecumenical relations; National UCC and partner ministry relations; Media requests; and Social Justice projects.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
brigit@ucctcm.org
5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Rev. Ellis Arnold – Associate Conference Minister

General support for Northwestern-IA, Northeast-IA, and Eastern Iowa-IA association churches and clergy; Support for all Committees on Ministry (COM/CCAM/TAM/C&M).

Pronouns: they, them, theirs
515.612.7410
ellis@ucctcm.org

Rev. Darrell Goodwin – Associate Conference Minister

General support for Nebraska Conference churches and clergy; Support for churches in search for pastoral leadership in all Nebraska associations, Southwestern-IA, Central-IA, and Southeastern-IA associations.

Pronouns: he, him, his
402.307.1107
darrell@ucctcm.org

Rev. Samantha Houser – Associate Conference Minister

General support for South Dakota Conference churches and clergy; Support for churches in search for pastoral leadership in all South Dakota associations, Northwestern-IA, Northeast-IA, and Eastern Iowa-IA associations.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
605.215.6090
samantha@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Ministerial Staff:

South Dakota Conference

Kerry Steever – Placerville Camp Director

Management of camp operations which include administration, promotion, booking, maintenance, camp program coordination, summer staff recruitment, cooking, and hospitality.

Pronouns: he, him, his
605.342.1390
uccplace@hotmail.com
Placerville Camp and Retreat Center
13801 W Hwy 44 Rapid City, SD 57702

Support Staff:

Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences

Tawnya Jacobs – Finance Director

Reconciling accounts; assign restricted contributions and expenses; preparing inter-conference transactions; producing financial statements; work as financial liaison so that the ministerial staff can concentrate on their gifts.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
tawnya@ucctcm.org
5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Diane Leggett – Ministry Support Staff

Data entry and management for Conferences’ and national database; Committee on Ministry support for Ellis Arnold; transfer of ministerial standing requests; donation records for churches and individuals; daily office operations.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
diane@ucctcm.org
5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Jo Ordway – Ministry Support Staff

Assistant to the Executive Conference Minister; coordinates, sets up, and manages events; manages bill paying, banking coordination, and payroll; administrator for contracts; daily office operations.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
jo@ucctcm.org
5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Aidan Spencer – Communications Specialist

Communication of the Conferences’ events, news, and mission through digital storytelling; website development and mantainence; event submission and social media management; newsletter creation and publication; photo and video production.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
563.419.7919
aidan@ucctcm.org

Blaine Wilson – Ministry Support Staff

Provides administrative and clerical support to Associate Conference ministers in the search and call process; provides support and customer service to searching churches, ministers, lay leaders and ecumenical partners at the direction of the Associate Conference Ministers; manages data related to search and call; daily office operations.

Pronouns: he, him, his
605.338.8738
blaine@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57105