Council and Elected Boards
Under our constitution, the ultimate power in the church rests with the congregational conference, but authority to help guide the church and handle its day-to-day affairs has been delegated to the Council and the elected constitutional Boards.
Members of Council: Lou Haddad (Moderator), Dr. Doug Naismith (Asst. Moderator), John Mitchell (Treasurer), Kim Waller, Darden Langston, Rob Rhodes (Members-at-Large), Brad Whitley, Kirsten Wise (Representatives).
Members of the Board of Christian Education: Suzanne Langston (Chair), Kirsten Creely (Council Liaison), Kimmy Curliss (Youth Rep), Dana Mitchell, Kasie Wilson, Janet Harris, Dana Karstensen-Bryan, Ed Lilley (ex-oficio).
Members of the Board of Deacons: Pam Saunders (Chair), Penny Hathaway, Rainell Rowell, Susie Eaton, Brad Whitley (Council Liaison), Debi Britt, Carole Matt, Robert Fly, Sharon Curliss, Allen Trombley, Ralph Howell, Sharon Winslow
Members of the Board of Trustees: Brian Helms, John Gayle, Paul Saunders (Chair), Colen Hodgson, Parker Howell, Kim Waller, Dr. Doug Naismith (Council Liaison).
Human Relations Committee: Pam Saunders (Chair), Sharon Creekmore, Sadie Boyer, Mary Haddad, Dr. Doug Naismith (Council Liaison).
On December 7, 2014 we adopted a new constitution for
Oakland Christian United Church of Christ
Our new constitution creates a simplified governance structure that will help us better direct our energies as we build the future of Oakland Christian United Church of Christ.