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

Class Name Status/Church Phone Email
2021 RE Rebecca Brown (1) Carroll First 712-292-4222 Contact Email
2022 TE Jennifer Olson (1) Denison United 317-797-5860 Contact Email
2023 RE Jeff Stanley (2) Sioux City First 712-540-9037 Contact Email
2021 RE Judy Klepfer (1) Cedar Falls Cedar Heights Comm. 612-501-7041 Contact Email
2022 TE Gordon Moen (2) HR 515-391-0006 Contact Email
2023 TE Brad Braley (2) HR 319-610-3372 Contact Email
2022M TE Ken Rummer HR 712-621-0097 Contact Email
2021 TE Shamaine Chambers King Windsor Hts. Windsor 515-865-9927 Contact Email
2023 RE Mickey Van Baale Newton First 641-521-1856 Contact Email
RE Carol Ferrell DM Leadership Council 515-346-1856 Contact Email
TE Annika Lister Stroope Ex Officio 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.