Our talented members are also very active volunteers who help lead our church with a wide array of ministries. They include:
Chairperson: Rob Thomas
Vice-Chairperson: Val Hausman
Secretary: Lisa Magnusson
Treasurer: Roger Schmitt
Financial Secretary: Bill Milbratz
2023 Boards and Committees
Board of Trustees: Oversees the organizational governance of our church. Trustees ensure we operate ethically, show fiscal responsibility, and remain true to our mission and values. Also oversee the church pledges, tithes and offerings, and maintain Winnetka Covenant’s property and facilities.
Meg Madvig, chair
Denise Johnson, Steve Kanda, Luke Knotts, Bill Milbratz, Peter A. Nelson, Peter C. Nelson, Susan Schmitt, Roger Schmitt.
Board of Deacons: Helps the pastoral staff with the spiritual nurture and care of our members. This includes serving communion; interviewing, recommending and welcoming new members; making sure members are informed about major church events; hosting and providing refreshments for special services like funerals and memorials; visiting shut-ins; and organizing card, flower and church greeter ministries.
Gary Isaacson, Sandi Hotchkiss, Terese Hunt, Joan Johnson, Ruth Johnson, Kurt Kovacic, Deb O’Donovan, Mary Rhodes, Jane Rivi.
Board of Christian Formation: Supports the pastoral staff in planning adult and children’s Sunday school, as well as other educational opportunities that encourage Christian growth.
Carmela Heintzelman, Sue Kelly, Kari Lindahl, Eric Fogel, Judi Geake, Anne Bassett, Mike Magnusson, Misse Kaat.
Missions Committee: Allocates financial support to a dozen local, national and international missions, and also supports 19 missionaries who serve on five continents.
Julie Hextell-Ryan, Linnea Johnson, Laura Werling, Aidan Jimenez.
Community Engagement: Creates opportunities to connect Winnetka Covenant with our local community. Encourages members to invite and welcome newcomers, and find ways to share our faith with our surrounding neighbors.
Dave Johnson, Meg Madvig, Bonnie Hawkinson, Jed Bassett, Lisa Magnuson.
Nominating Committee: Prepares a slate of candidates each year who will serve in areas of their giftedness and interests to help lead and support our church boards and committees.
Inger Eiesland-Schultz, Kim Steiner, Brian Madvig, Mary Beth Kovacic, Kelly Quackenbush, Colette Quackenbush.
Special Purpose Committee #1: Personnel Committee
Carl Balsam, Andrea Johnson, Jane Westerfield, Nadia Jimenez.
Special Purpose Committee #2: Mutual Ministry Committee
Barb Balsam, Chris Christenson, Mollie Sudhoff, Melanie Tornquist.