GOVERNING BOARD

Flossmoor Community Church strives to be a lay led church, and is blessed with faithful and dedicated volunteer leaders who serve on the Governing Board for a term of three years. All members of Governing Board are also Elders of the church. Governing Board meets regularly the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to all members. 

Hover over images for names and positions.  Board and Committee information is at bottom of page.

Anna Carvalho
Anna Carvalho

Governing Board Chair

Jen Wojcikowski
Jen Wojcikowski

Secretary of Governing Board

Bob Norby
Bob Norby

Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

Rebecca Courington
Rebecca Courington

Board of Christian Education Chair

Phyliss Royster
Phyliss Royster

Diaconate Board Chair

Vanessa Richardson
Vanessa Richardson

Congregational Connections Chair

Kim Lipe
Kim Lipe

Faith In Action Chair

Stephanie Poole-Byrd
Stephanie Poole-Byrd

Board of Worship & the Arts Chair

Sharon Dobben
Sharon Dobben

Personnel Chair

Christian Kneeland
Christian Kneeland

Properties Committee Chair

Rick Hanzelin
Rick Hanzelin

Stewardship Committee Chair & Vice Chair of GB

Lois Glasgow
Lois Glasgow

President of Foundation Board and ex-officio member of Governing Board

Anna Carvalho, Chair of Governing Board 

The Governing Board Chair presides over all meetings of the Governing Board and special meetings of the Congregation. she is also an ex-officio member of all Boards and Committees and works closely with the Senior Pastor to provide leadership to the congregation.

Jennifer Wojcikowski, Secretary

The secretary takes and distributes minutes of all Governing Board meetings and meetings of the Congregation.

Bob Norby, Treasurer

The Finance Committee handles all financial matters of the church. The Treasurer also serves as Chair of the Finance Committee.

Rebecca Courington, Board of Christian Education

CE Board has responsibility for the Christian Education of children, youth and adults. The Board seeks to establish and nurture a spirit-filled, challenging and enriching educational ministry for all age groups, and provides support to Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries, Adult Education, and the Weekday Preschool.

Vanessa Richardson, Board of Congregational Connections

Congregational Connections works to welcome and invite visitors to FCC (including recruitment, training and scheduling of FCC Hosts), New Member Information Sessions, shepherding and connecting newer members into the active life of the congregation, reaching out to inactive members, and providing fellowship opportunities to develop a sense of Christian Community.

Phyliss Royster, Diaconate Board

The Diaconate provides service to our members and the church community. Diaconate members host memorial receptions, provide transportation, visit homebound and hospitalized, deliver altar flowers, and provide meals. In addition, the Diaconate supports our Stephen Ministry program.

Kimberly Lipe, Board of Faith in Action

Outreach Board identifies and coordinates programs to extend the hands-on mission and ministry of the church. The board evaluates grant requests and makes recommend-ations for mission giving and benevolence, in addition to providing opportunities for direct service, such as our Sunday night PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) ministry.

Stephanie Poole-Byrd, Board of Worship & Arts

The W&A Board assists and supports the Pastors in conducting worship services and music and arts programs. Additionally, Board members organize teams to provide worship leadership, such as ushers, greeters, and liturgists.

Terese Thrall, Nominating Committee

Through prayer, discernment and intentional matching of gifts, the Nominating Committee creates a slate of leadership and members for all the Boards, Committees and Task Forces of the church.

Sharon Dobben, Personnel Committee

Personnel provides support for and direction to the Church staff. The Committee also prepares Job Descriptions, arranges performance reviews, and coordinates hiring of Leadership and Administrative staff.

Christian Kneeland, Properties Committee
Properties takes care of “God’s House” in the facility of Flossmoor Community Church. The Committee is responsible for maintenance, improvements and additions to all church grounds, buildings, furnishings and equipment.

Rick Hanzelin, Stewardship Committee & Vice Chair of Governing Board

In addition to organizing the annual pledge campaign, Stewardship Committee provides year round inspiration and guidance of the concept of Christian stewardship to the congregation.

Lois Glasgow, President of Foundation Board and ex-officio member of Governing Board