District Leadership


District Committee on Ministry (DCOM), pastorkennumc [at] sbcglobal.net (Ken Woode)

The DCOM team walks alongside persons as they seek to discover, clarify and live out their call from God to ministry.  This may include a call to ministry as a Licensed Local Pastor or ordained ministry as Deacons or Elders. 


Building and Location Committee, blybarger2 [at] gmail.com (Bob Lybarger)

This committee provides expertise to help local church leadership evaluate land purchases and construction/remodeling projects whose costs are ten percent or more of the church's yearly budget.

Grant Review Team, ajlightle88 [at] gmail.com (Abby Lightle)

The Grant Review Team has the privilege of deploying God's financial resources, given through apportionments, to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The Team carefully evaluates requests from MIV churches, and makes recommendations to the District Leadership Board who finalizes the grants.


District Leadership Board, vanolibeth [at] gmail.com (Beth Vanoli)

The Miami Valley District Leadership Board is a group of lay and clergy volunteers that serve with the District Superintendent to provide administrative and strategic leadership to the Miami Valley District and provide resources to support the ministries of the local churches of the district.


District Lay Leader, breadwinner1945 [at] hotmail.com (Dan Vanoli)


Superintendency Committee, growingacresfarm [at] hotmail.com (Lane Osswald)

The Superintendency Committee functions to support the District Superintendent in the spiritual and administrative oversight of the district, with particular attention to responsibilities regarding district staff personnel.


Lay Servant Ministries Team, nkbyrd2001 [at] yahoo.com (Nancy Byrd)

The Lay Servant Ministries Team organizes and provides basic and advanced lay servant classes in the spring and fall of each year.  The team also reviews the Lay Servant Ministries reports prepared by Lay Servant for charge conference each year and interviews persons who want to be Lay Speakers.



Miami Valley United Methodist Men - aqc67 [at] outlook.com (Andy Campbell)

Miami Valley United Women in Faith - bennerjane [at] yahoo.com (Jane Benner)