Commission on Personnel

Personnel Commission (PPH in Yellow; NCI in Blue; DM in Green)

Class Name Status/Church Phone Email
2024(1) RE Pat Penning LeMars PUCC 712-540-0704 Contact Email
2025(2) TE Jennifer Olson Storm Lake Lakeside 317-797-5860 Contact Email
2026(1) TE Kevin Freese Retired 712-371-2244 Contact Email
2023(1) RE Judy Klepfer Cedar Falls Cedar Heights Comm. 612-501-7041 Contact Email
2023(2) TE Gordon Moen Retired 515-391-0006 Contact Email
2025(1) RE Steve Hulsebus Fort Dodge First 515-408-3130 Contact Email
2023(1) RE Lori Schraderbacker Ankeny   Contact Email
2024(2) TE Shamaine Chambers King, Chair Windsor Hts. Windsor 515-865-9927 Contact Email
2025(1) RE Dave McInally Clive Heartland 814-332-5134 Contact Email
Staff TE Annika Lister Stroope Admin. Exec. 402-492-1636 Contact Email
i. The Shared Personnel Commission
i. Three people from each presbytery (Des Moines, North Central Iowa, and Prospect Hill) will be elected and commissioned for this service.
ii. These participants will serve in rotating three-year terms.
iii. Participants can serve two terms or a maximum of six years before being required to rotate off the Commission.
iv. Leadership of this Commission will rotate among the Presbyteries on an annual basis.
v. The Commission will report to each Presbytery’s leadership council.
vi. The Commission will be authorized and expected to have the following responsibilities:
a) Develop a shared set of personnel policies that will guide the work and offer processes for the staff to use.
b) Review and support the staff.
c) Conduct an initial six-month review of all staff members.
d) Conduct an annual review of all staff members for the first year. The Commission will receive the annual reviews of the full-time administrators from the Administrative Executive in subsequent years.
e) Mentor the staff, providing support, clarifying responsibilities and answering questions as needed.
f) Discipline staff members as needed, following established policies for addressing issues and concerns that arise.
g) Fire staff members who do not meet performance and/or behavioral expectations using due process as articulated in the adopted personnel policies. In the case of the Administrative Executive, which includes the Stated Clerk role, the Commission will recommend termination and an interim Stated Clerk candidate to each Presbytery for action.