MCC Governing Board has approved the following persons to serve on the MCC Bylaw Team from January 2011 through General Conference 2013 in Chicago, IL.
Charge to the Bylaw Team from the Governing Board:
“The Bylaw Team shall be charged on behalf of the Governing Board to administer and implement the bylaw change process as defined in UFMCC Bylaw Addendum 1, Procedure for Submitting Bylaw Proposals (as revised at General Conference XXIV, Acapulco, Mexico; 29 June 2010). The Bylaw Team will include the MCC Governing Board Bylaw Leader and at least 2 other individuals but no more than 5 in total, voting members. MCC Program Assistant will serve as system consultant, as needed, to the Bylaw Team as a non-voting member.”
Rev. Onetta Brooks
MCC Governing Board/Bylaw Team Leader
Onetta joins this team as liaison to the Governing Board. Onetta first attended MCCLA in 1992 and became member in March 1998; she is a former member of MCCV (Jun09-Dec10). Onetta has served on numerous leadership teams on the local church, regional and/or denominational level. Rev. Brooks entered seminary in August 2001 and completed Master of Divinity in May 2007. She was ordained as UFMCC clergy in January 2007. Onetta has also obtained thirty-four years of professional experience as program manager/systems/software engineer for leading aerospace/defense industry contractors. Rev. Brooks nurtures and shares her spiritual gifts of wisdom, preaching and teaching, administration and discernment in her ministry and service to MCC.
MCC Louisville, KY – Volunteer Staff (MCC Impact Editor)
Judy Dale has been involved in MCC for over 20 years, both in her local church, MCC Louisville (Kentucky) and in the denomination. She served as the Great Lakes District Coordinator and as president of the Board of Administration. She also served on General Council, the Finance Team, the Board of Trustees for Samaritan Institute, the steering committee of The Women’s Secretariat and in many other capacities. She was the Assistant for Communication and Lay Resources in the Moderator’s office for several years and continues to edit the MCC IMPACT as a volunteer. She has extensive experience in bylaw review and writing from her past service in MCC districts.
Rev. Kevin Dudman
MCC Torbay & Plymouth – Torquay, England
Kevin has been a member of MCC since 1987, when he joined MCC Southampton shortly after “coming out” to himself and through the ministry of MCC to God. Kevin was ordained in 1998 and was the founding pastor of MCC Portsmouth and has been the Pastor of MCC Torbay since 2001 when he moved to Torbay and started to pastor a small group planted by MCC Bournemouth which had been meeting on a monthly basis. In his secular life Kevin is a mental health nurse, a registered dramatherapist and an accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist. He works in a senior management position in the NHS and manages a team of psychotherapists. Kevin is interested as to how UFMCC By-laws can serve congregations of all sizes, including new church plants and congregations outside of MCC who might be interested in affiliating.
MCC New York, NY – Board of Directors
Yuriy was born and raised in Lviv, Ukraine in a family with a mixed national background (mostly Russian and Ukrainian). He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Lviv Polytechnic National University in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Information Technology of Design in 2009. Both degrees have been validated by World Education Services in the United States. Yuriy is a member of MCC New York and serves as a member on MCC NY’s Board of Directors.
Assistant to the Moderator / Bylaw Team Staff Support
Linda Brenner-Beckstead has been a member of MCC for 17 years and joined the denominational staff in 2012 as Assistant to the Moderator for Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, and ITF Consultant to the Governing Board.
Previously in Nebraska, Linda was a Network Co-Lead for the Heartland Network. At MCC Omaha, she served on the board of directors as moderator, was the marketing minister for four years, and a lay delegate in 2010.