2021 ELC Church Council

Tom Stockland President (12/31/2021), 479-231-1719, 
president@elcnwa.org

Dick Vertz, President-Elect (12/31/2022), 479-231-1719, 
preselect@elcnwa.org

Tom Hollopeter, Past President (12/31/2020), 817-821-3505
pastpres@elcnwa.org

Kathryn Stroessner, Secretary  (12/31/2020), 479-409-4628,
counsec@elcnwa.org

Gene Elsasser,  Council Position 1 (12/31/2021), 479-841-8509
coun1@elcnwa.org

Joyce Carlsen, Council Position 2 (12/31/2021), 501-542-4143, 
coun2@elcnwa.org

Kraig Olejniczak, Council Position 3 (12/31/2022), 479-263-0399,
coun3@elcnwa.org

Barton Dennis, Council Position 4 (12/31/2022), 816-341-1287,
coun4@elcnwa.org

Jeffery Carpenter, Pastor, 830-456-3240, 
Pastor Jeffery Carpenter

Dale Krummel, Treasurer (ex Officio, non-voting), 479-530-9780, 
treasurer@elcnwa.org

Bart Stockland, Financial Secretary (ex Officio, non-voting), 479-530-8252,
finsecr@elcnwa.org

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The Regular Church Council meetings are scheduled for the Second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.

Special Council Meetings can be scheduled at any time.

 
 

Council Positions:

President — Tom Stockland, President, president@elcnwa.org
The president provides leadership for the programs and personnel of ELC,  prepares the agenda for Church Council meetings and presides over meetings-both Church Council and congregation.

President-Elect –Dick Vertz, President-Elect, preselect@elcnwa.org
Shall, in the absence or disability of both the president and past president, perform the duties and exercise the powers of the president; Shall have responsibility for administrative oversight of the following the Congregation Council Standing Committees: Personnel, Nominating, and the Volunteer Office Personnel, with the intent of assuring the congregation of the effective ministry of these committees, Shall assist the President in ensuring that provisions of the Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions are followed, and Shall perform such duties and have such powers as the Congregation Council may prescribe

Past President — Tom Hollopeter, Past President, pastpres@elcnwa.org
Shall, in the absence or disability of the president, perform the duties and exercise the powers of the president; Shall have responsibility for the administrative oversight for the following Congregation Council Standing Committees: Finance, Stewardship, Audit, Buildings and Grounds and Technology with the intent of assuring the congregation of the effective ministry of these committees; and shall perform such duties and have such powers as the Congregation Council may prescribe.

Secretary – Joyce Carlsen, Council Secretary, counsec@elcnwa.org
The secretary is responsible for maintaining minutes of all Church Council/Congregation Meetings and an active archive of those records.  In addition, he/she will have responsibility for church publicity, staff and volunteer appreciation, correspondence from the Church Council, publish a monthly summary of Church Council actions for the Congregation, and summarize Church Council annual actions for the Annual Report.

Each At-Large Council Position (Council Position 1, Council Position 2, Council Position 3, and Council Position 4) has administrative oversight for the Congregation Program Committees.  The Church Council will appoint one Council-at-Large member to each program committee who will have administrative oversight for the committee with voice but no vote. The Church Council member will serve the committee as an adviser, an advocate, and a conduit for all communications between the committee and Church Council.

The Committee liaison assignments are as follows:

Gene Elsasser, Council Position 1, (Administrative Oversight for the Congregational Care Committee)
  coun1@elcnwa.org
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Joyce Carlsen, Council Position 2, (Administrative Oversight for the Outreach Committee)
 
 coun2@elcnwa.org
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Kraig Olejniczak, Council Position 3, (Administrative Oversight for the Worship & Music Committee)
   coun3@elcnwa.org
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Barton Dennis, Council Position 4, [Administrative Oversight for the Faith Formation (Education) Committee]
    coun4@elcnwa.org

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 Church Financial Positions:

Dale Krummel, Treasurer, 479-530-9780,  treasurer@elcnwa.org
    Keeps track of church expenditures, income, and payroll.

Bart Stockland, Financial Secretary, 479-530-8252,  finsecr@elcnwa.org
    Orders offering envelopes, Maintains records of offerings, Coordinates giving records with the Treasurer, and Provides tax statements to those who donate to Emmanuel.