MSUS' Board of Trustees

In June, 2016, MSUS celebrated its 50th Anniversary. This article focuses on the church's Board of Trustees.

The By-laws provide for a Board of Trustees, its size, the officers and the length of their terms, who is ex-officio, and which board positions do not need to be elected. To qualify for election, Trustees must be members aged 18 or older.

50th Anniversary Trivia !!

TRIVIA QUESTION: How many members serve on the Board of Trustees and what is their term of office?
             A. Five B. Seven C. Nine D. Ten E. Twelve

BONUS QUESTION: Who are the current officers? And where can you find them listed?

ANOTHER BONUS QUESTION: Which position(s) may be ex-officio on the Board? And what are exofficio
powers?

STILL ANOTHER BONUS QUESTION: Which positions may be off-board? And what are their privileges?  And who serves (served) in these positions?

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50th Anniversary Trivia Answers

TRIVIA QUESTION: How many members serve on the Board of Trustees and what is their term of office?
             A. Five B. Seven C. Nine D. Ten E. Twelve

Nine members are elected Trustees to staggered three year terms. The answer to the size of the Board can be 10 or 12. See below about ex-officio status and off-board positions.

BONUS QUESTION: Who are the current officers? And where can you find them listed?

President: Laures Young; Vice President: Kate Burek; Secretary: Jennifer Ray and Treasurer: Gerald Wichmann. Officers and Trustees are listed in the Order of Service each Sunday and in the monthly newsletter.

ANOTHER BONUS QUESTION: Which position(s) may be ex-officio on the Board? And what are exofficio
powers?

The minister shall be a non-voting ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees and all committees and task forces.

STILL ANOTHER BONUS QUESTION: Which positions may be off-board?

Secretary and Treasurer need not be trustees. If not trustees, they, nevertheless, attend the meetings of the Board, have the right of discussion, but may not vote in them. Only trustees are eligible for election as president or vice-president.

And what are their privileges?  And who serves (served) in these positions?

Secretaries:
Edith Thompson 1970-76
Edith Wildes (76-77)
Dorothy Frazier (77-79)
Marjorie Carter (1980-82)
Alice Nordin (1988-89)
Treasurers:
Peter Schuman (2000-01)
Gerald Wichmann (currently)