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
1680 Viking Hills Rd, Decorah, IA 52101

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
605.301.0418
samantha@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100  Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Rev. Jonna Jensen, Associate Conference Minister

General support for Southwestern-IA, Central-IA, and Southeastern-IA associations; Support for creation of tri-conference wide culture of call, nurturing relationships and experiments that raise up our next generation of leaders.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.669.5243
jonna@ucctcm.org
3675 67th St, Baldwin, IA 52207

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

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

Tina Moore, Accounting Clerk

processing expenses; entering deposits; reconciling credit card statements; and tracking down details and answers to a wide variety of questions regarding our daily cash flows and accounting.

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

Temmi Odesanya-Yaqub, Finance Director

Assisting the Executive Conference Minister and the treasurers of our conferences to ensure that good and faithful accounting policies and practices are followed and well-documented; providing financial statements and analysis to our staff and boards of directors; supporting and promoting transparent and healthy practices with our restricted funds and other net assets; and leading our team’s part of the work for each year’s financial audit.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
temmi@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