Tom Menke is a member of the Oakland Church of the Brethren where he has served as their Finance Team Chair, ther Facilities Team Chair, and their Leadership Team Chair.
He has also served on various committees dealing with communications and church organization assistance
within the Southern Ohio/Kentucky District.
Tom believes God has prepared him for this role through his career and his church life as committee chairperson and board chair of other organizations and companies.
Program and Arrangements (Incumbent)
Program and Arrangements
Dottie Woodard has been a member of the Happy Corner Congregation for almost 50 years. She has served on their Gifts Discernment Team, Ministries Coordinating Team, Monday Night Meal Leader, Donut Ministry, and the Worship Team.
Dottie is also finishing her first term on the district board and is currently serving as chair of the Missional/Renewal Commission.
Through prayer, reflection, and continuous learning, she is confident God will gift her with what is needed to contribute effectively to the SOK District Board, ensuring its growth and unity.
Sie Brock Jr.
Sie Brock, Jr is a member and pastor of the Stonelick Church of the Brethren. He is currently serving on the District Board and chair of the SOKD Ministry Commission. He shares, " Throughout my years of Ministry, I have found that in order to be able to encourage and help each other to excell and grow, you need to first build a relationship of confidence and trust."
Jon Keller has served as pastor of the Troy Church of the Brethren for the last 10 years. Jon has been a part of Brethren Disaster Ministries and Camp Sugarwood Ministries. He is currently a member of the Racial Justice Team.
Jon shares, “I believe I can offer the gift of discernment with an inclusive, creative, and encouraging spirit.”
Rick has led conflict transformation trainings, retreats insight sessions and workshops for the Southern Ohio/Kentucky District. He has also spoken at many churches about hiswork with Community Peacemaker Teams (formally Christian Peacemaker Teams)
Rick shares, “I have been blessed to have been given many opportunities to serve God and work for peace in many places around the work, often in leadership roles but also in every role possible.”
J. Trent Smith
He is also a former District Board Memger and has counseled at summer camp several times.
Trent shares, “I believe I have been gifted with patience and a good listening ear and with a desire to see this District be successful as we, together, see God's kingdom come to bear on this world. of our entire district. Most importantly, I continue to see the hand of God at work in amazing ways through the congregations of the Southern OH/KY District.”