Emmaus Board

To contact members of the board email  board@cincinnatiemmaus.org to contact the website team email website@cincinnatiemmaus.org

*Community Spiritual Director: David Wells   
Provides spiritual leadership and guidance for the community, helping lead gatherings, identifying and inviting clergy to participate on Emmaus weekends.

*Community Lay Director: Bridget Murphy
Chair for the Board and Leads the Emmaus community.

*Lay Director Emeritus: T.J. Spencer
Previous year’s Community Lay Director, provides support for board and current Lay Director.

*Assistant Community Lay Director: Vacant
Chairs the leadership committee and is next in line to serve as Community Lay Director.

*Team Selection:
Lucy Trumbull
Al Wright 
Recommends community members to serve  on teams for walks/flights/encounters..

*Agape Chair:
Brandi Warren
Requests and collects agape letters from other communities to be presented to the pilgrims during a weekend. Also fulfills requests from other communities for agape letters from the Cincinnati community. Also ensures for adequate table and bedtime agape on each weekend.

*Chrysalis Community Chair: Neil Hollingsworth
Acts as liaison between the Emmaus and Chrysalis.

Chrysalis Community Spiritual Director: George Hart
Provides spiritual leadership and guidance for the community, identifying and inviting clergy to participate on Face to Face encounters.

*Face to Face Community Co-Chair: Wayne Elliot and Steve Stewart
Acts as liaison between the Emmaus and Face to Face.

Face to Face Spiritual Director: Linda St. Meyer

Education / Sponsor Training: Debbie Nickell  

Community Trainer: Vacant

*Good Shepherd:
Tonya Dinkins 
Helps new pilgrims or other Emmaus members find a share group.

Communications – Website: John Clark  
Manages and maintains historical archives of past walks as well as the website calendar and maintaining the Emmaus website content.

Communications – Social Media: Brian Pickens  
Manages the Facebook account for Emmaus and Chrysalis communities.

*Logistics Co-Chair: James Pollitt
Helps manage logistical issues related to Emmaus weekends, often working directly with Church staff and also the Logistics members on each Emmaus team.

Communications – Newsletter: Dan Warren  
Handles incoming email requests and distributes to the appropriate resource. Prepares, edits, produces and distributes the Emmaus newsletter which is published the month of each walk (4-6 times/year).  Newsletters are published in an electronic format and posted at http://cincinnatiemmaus.org/newsletter with the exception of the last newsletter of the year.  That newsletter is also printed and mailed out to all of our members.

*Communications – Outreach: Dan Warren 
Handles outgoing emails to the community.  Liaisons with churches and communities outside of Emmaus to develop more interest in Emmaus or to provide service to the community at large.  Also maintains the current membership database and contact information.

Worship Coordinator: Vacant
Handles coordinating musicians for Walks, Flights, Encounters and other events as appropriate.

*Registrar – : register@cincinnatiemmaus.org

Emmaus Walk Registrar or Face To Face Encounter
c/o St. Paul Community UMC
8221 Miami Ave.
Madeira, Ohio 45243

Handles all elements of inviting and registering pilgrims for each walk, and liaisons with all sponsors of pilgrims to ensure sponsor roles are understood and completed.

Chrysalis Registrar
c/o Lynn Derflinger
7663 Five Mile Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Handles all elements of inviting and registering caterpillars for each walk, and liaisons with all sponsors of caterpillars to ensure sponsor roles are understood and completed.

*Secretary: Michelle Clark 
Keeps minutes of all Board discussions, as well as leads special projects for the community.

*Social (Kitchen): 
Chris Swofford  
Ginifer Swofford   
John Clark   
Works closely with the kitchen staff to ensure all food is available for the Walks.

*Treasurer: Kay Spencer