Conference Center Staff

Bishop Laurie Haller

Rev Dr Harlan Gillespie

Assistant to the Bishop
phone (515) 974-8903

Margaret Biggs

Treasurer/Director Administrative Services
phone (515) 974-8919

Joni Mardesen

Dir Human Resources/Benefits Officer
phone (515) 974-8940

Rev Dr Arthur McClanahan

Director of Communications
phone (515) 974-8906

Bryan Johnson

Camping & Christian Formation
phone (515) 974-8913

Rev Dr Jaye Johnson

Director of Congregational Excellence
phone (515) 974-8931

Rev William Poland

Director of New Communities of Faith
phone (515) 974-8926

Rev Dr Lanette Plambeck

Director of Clergy and Leadership Excellence
phone (515) 974-8932

Dr Mary Bellon

Director Office of Pastoral Care and Counseling
8401 Douglas Ave Suite 3
Urbandale IA 50322-2910
phone (515) 244-2994

Shannon Bardole-Foley

Camp Registrar/CCMC Administrative Assistant
phone (515) 974-8946

Diane Brockmeyer

Executive Secretary to the Bishop
phone (515) 974-8902

Felicia Coe

Administrative Assistant
phone (515) 974-8911

Nitza Dovenspike

Conference Secretary

Emily Graber

Senior Staff Accountant
phone (515) 974-8923

Timothy Horsch

Assistant Treasurer/Controller
phone (515) 974-8936

Courtney Levin

Staff Writer/Social Media Coordinator
phone (515) 974-8908

Barb Mann

Administrative Assistant
phone (515) 974-8905

Kristina Merfeld

Staff Accountant
phone (515) 974-8938

Roland Minshall

Director Information Technology / Conference Statistician
phone (515) 974-8924

Linda Remster

HR Benefit Coordinator
phone (515) 974-8921

Nancy Renda

Administrative Assistant / Administrative Services
phone (515) 974-8920

Dee Dee Sobotka

Administrative Assistant/Special Projects Coordinator
phone (515) 974-8912

Alex Stambaugh

Systems Technican
phone (515) 974-8941

Lisa Steel

Director Ministerial Services/Journal Editor
phone (515) 974-8939

Liz Winders

Associate Director of Communications
phone (515) 974-8907

Rev Ryan Christenson

Associate for Congregational Excellence
phone (712) 732-0812

Rev Melissa Drake

Associate for Congregational Excellence
phone (712) 227-1252

Kathy Potter

Receptionist
phone (515) 974-8900

Wendy Lubkeman

Executive Secretary to the Cabinet
phone (515) 974-8948

Judy Poland

Receptionist
phone (515) 974-8900