Upper Columbia Conference Standing Committees – 2011-2015

Elected at the 76th Constituency Session, June 19, 2011

By constitution, the Upper Columbia Conference is held accountable and operated by committees that “stand” or function on behalf of the constituents between quadrennial sessions.

 

Nominating Committee

The function of the Nominating Committee is to recommend to the Constituency Session delegates: (1) officers of the Upper Columbia Conference, (2) Conference K-12 Board of Education members, (3) Conference Executive Committee members, (4) directors of Conference departments. They also meet with the Conference Executive Committee between regular constituency sessions to fill vacancies of Conference officers.

Max Torkelsen II, Chair....... Ridgefield, WA

Noel Asencio-Bellos............ Bridgeport, WA

Jason Canfield.................... Wenatchee, WA

Maria Duron........................ Hermiston, OR

Sharon Flerchinger............. Royal City, WA

Tobi Goff............................ College Place, WA

Emily Heagy........................ Inchelium, WA

Donna Hernandez............... College Place, WA

Judith Homburg................... Chewelah, WA

Ronald Honner.................... Hayden, ID

Lance Irvine......................... Pasco, WA

Judy Jenner......................... Pendleton, OR

Michael Lambert.................. Milton Freewater, OR

Teofilo Martinez................... Spokane, WA

Vivian McGee...................... Greenacres, WA

Yanet Medrano.................... Sunnyside, WA

Harold Rosales.................... College Place, WA

Allan Segebartt.................... Moscow, ID

Michael Skeels..................... Quincy, WA

John Stanton........................ Spokane, WA

Kristina Wright...................... Orofino, ID

Vacancy

 

Executive Committee

The function of the Executive Committee is to direct and oversee all Conference business between regular constituency sessions.

Paul Hoover, Chair

Shelley  Bacon..................... Colville, WA

Alex Bryan............................ College Place, WA

Marlen De Ochoa................. Brewster, WA

Mable Dunbar...................... Spokane, WA

Jaime Flores......................... Pasco, WA

Mindi Irvine........................... Pasco, WA

Doug Johnson...................... Spangle, WA

Monty Knittel......................... Walla Walla, WA

Michael Lambert.................... Milton Freewater, OR

Gregory Lamberton............... Naches, WA

Larry Marsh........................... Veradale, WA

John McVay........................... Walla Walla, WA

Richard Mehrer...................... Wenatchee, WA

Paula Oltman......................... Hermiston, OR

Paul Rasmussen.................... Walla Walla, WA

Dick Ruder............................. Hayden, ID

John Stanton.......................... Spokane, WA

Randy Terry........................... Spokane, WA

Rose Marie Tiffany................. St Maries, ID

Rosemary Watts..................... College Place, WA

 

Board of Education

The function of the Board of Education is to direct and oversee the K-12 education system of the Conference.

Paul Hoover, Chair

Twila Brown............................. Walla Walla, WA

Alfredo Campechano................Spokane, WA

Shannon Fisher....................... Wenatchee, WA

Cary Fry................................... College Place, WA

Larry Goodhew Sr.................... Walla Walla, WA

Lance Irvine.............................. Pasco, WA

Doug Johnson.......................... Spangle, WA

Deborah Maniscalco................. Dalton Gardens, ID

Larry Marsh.............................. Veradale, WA

Ted McConnachie.................... Spangle, WA

Julian Melgosa.......................... College Place, WA

Keeni Mitchell........................... Pasco, WA

Rochelle Stanton..................... Sandpoint, ID

Randy Terry............................ Spokane, WA

Marilee Thomas....................... Spokane Valley, WA

Lupy Valverde.......................... Wenatchee, WA

John Winslow............................ Spangle, WA

 

Financial & Statistical Review Committee

The function of the Financial & Statistical Review Committee is to review the annual financial reports and official audits of all the departments, officers and employees of the Conference.

Pamela Backman..................... Rathdrum, ID

Dennis Barts........................... Veradale, WA

Glenn Carter........................... College Place, WA

Rick Claridge.......................... Walla Walla, WA

Weston Davis......................... Spokane, WA

Dan Frickle............................. Otis Orchards, WA

Edward MacKenzie................. Yakima, WA

Eric Ruud............................... Yakima, WA

 

Constitution & Bylaws Committee

The function of the Constitution & Bylaws Committee is to review recommendations for constitutional amendments and submit to the delegates in session any proposed amendments that are in harmony with the objectives of the Upper Columbia Conference and the policies and guidelines of the General Conference and the North American Division.

Russell Gilbert, Chair............. Naches, WA

Rhonda Backman.................. Sandpoint, ID

Montgomery Buell.................. College Place, WA

Laura Davis............................ Priest River, ID

Ron Jacaban...........................Coeur d'Alene, ID

Philip Merchant....................... E Wenatchee, WA

Larry Sendelbach................... Springdale, WA

Cliff Wells................................ Othello, WA