EMMAUS BOARD
CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS
BOARD CHAIR
Paul Yates
chair@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
VICE CHAIR
OPEN
PAST CHAIR
Nancy Vannest
740-484-4422
info@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
SECRETARY
OPEN
secretary@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
TREASURER
Christy Collins
740-484-1181
treasurer@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
REGISTRAR
Irene Dillon
740-732-4558
rene39@live.com
LOGISTICS
Jim Porter
Jody Sarkiewicz
logistics@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
KITCHEN
Connie Rich
Sherry Coyle
kitchen@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
AGAPE
OPEN
agape@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
SUPPLIES
Stephanie Yates
PRAYER VIGIL COORDINATOR
Kathy McLeish
Jennifer Albaugh
OVEmmaus@gmail.com
BOOK TABLE
OPEN
COMMUNITY SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR
Bill Coker
740-795-5185
clergy@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
CLERGY REPRESENTATIVE



CLERGY REPRESENTATIVE
RECORDER
Connie Rich
WORSHIP
Barb Cunningham
gathering@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
OPEN
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
OPEN

GOOD SHEPHERD

Carol Davis
CHRYSALIS COORDINATOR
Pastor Kimberly Arbaugh
740-946-1277
pastorkimberly1@frontier.com
chrysalis@ohiovalleyemmaus.com
CHRYSALIS COORDINATOR
Christy Collins
740-484-1181
c_s_collins@att.net
chrysalis@ohiovalleyemmaus.com

WEBSERVANT
Kathy McLeish
740-359-0692
 
BOARD POSITION INFORMATION

All positions are generally three year commitments and attendance at meetings (held monthly before gatherings) is expected. Most positions have room for assistants, so even if you aren’t ready to be the main person in any area, feel free to volunteer to sit 2nd chair for a year.

Chair -
Oversees the Board – keeps the monthly meetings moving;  Reports to the community at gatherings and through the newsletter;  Sees that appropriate Lay Directors are selected by the board in a timely fashion;  Oversees the Team Selection Committee;  Keeps in contact with current Lay Directors as needed;  Keeps in contact with Epworth regarding walk dates – secures dates with Epworth;  Keeps in contact with Upper Room as needed – signs and carries out Upper Room agreement;  Shares briefly at closing;  Remains on board one year after as Past Chair
Vice Chair -
Steps in for chair when necessary;  Secures Church for walks;  Works to fill open board positions and recruits for next year’s board;  Generally will serve
1st year as Vice Chair, 2nd year as Chair and 3rd as Past Chair
Community Spiritual Director (generally the final year on the board) - Coordinates clergy for walks – oversees board clergy
Clergy Representative (generally in year two on the board) -
Coordinates clergy for candlelight and sponsors hours;  Prepares to serve as Community Spiritual Director in Year 3
Gathering Clergy Representative (generally in year one on the board) -Coordinates clergy to serve communion at gatherings;  Makes sure elements are at gathering;  Coordinates with Worship Leader regarding 4th Day speakers and other worship elements;  Prepares to serve as clergy rep in year 2 and Spiritual Director in Year 3
Treasurer -
Keeps all financial records for the community;  Pays bills in timely fashion – including Pilgrim Fees to Upper Room;  Reports to the board the financial state of the community;  Responsible to give receipts to donors who give over $400/year (not including registration fees)
Secretary -
Keeps minutes of meetings;  Does minimal communication when necessary
Registrar -
Receives registrations from pilgrims;  Sends letters to pilgrims and sponsors with walk information;  Communicates with Lay Director of Walk pilgrim information  Provides pilgrim list for walk
Agape Chair -
Recruits volunteers to work the agape crew for walks;  Keeps agape schedule, packet info etc. in an orderly fashion;  Keeps track of number of agape available for each walk;  Communicates with supplies chair when supplies are needed
Logistics Chair -
Recruits volunteers to work the logistics crew for walks;  Keeps logistics schedule;  Communicates with supplies chair when supplies are needed
Kitchen Chair -
Recruits volunteers to work the kitchen for walks;  Orders/buys/secures all food (including communion elements) for the walks;  Communicates with supplies chair when supplies are needed;  Communicates with treasurer for finances
Supplies Chair -
Works with Logistics/Agape/Kitchen Chairs as well as Lay Directors to secure all supplies;  Communicates with treasurer for funding;  Brings paper products to gatherings
Book Table Chair -
Secures items to be sold on Book Table;  Recruits volunteers to man the table
Prayer Vigil Coordinator -
Gets the 72 Hour prayer vigil filled for each walk. May include online, at gatherings and by phone. May recruit a team to help get it filled
Worship Leader -
Secures locations to hold gatherings each month;  Makes sure someone is there to lead worship at gatherings;  May secure special music and or 4th Day talks for gatherings;  Works with Community Spiritual Directors to coordinate gatherings;  May revamp song books, create new song sheets, etc.;  Reports to CCLI when necessary
Communications Coordinator -
Prepares Newsletter, updates website (or communicates with webservant), sends mid-month e-mail updates, sends news releases to news paper and radio about upcoming gatherings, sends invitations to churches who are local to upcoming gatherings. Gets the word out about Emmaus.
Community Development -
Coordinates with churches to send Emmaus representatives from the Ohio Valley Emmaus Community to their church to let them know about Emmaus (could be included in communications)
Good Shepherd -
Keeps a list of active share groups and helps new members find a share group (prayer vigil coordinator used to fall in the category)
Recorder -
Receives info about each walk and keeps it neatly organized