How We Are Governed

“Elected each year by the congregation at the Spring Congregational Meeting, the Church Council is the primary governing body of Holladay UCC. The purpose of the Church Council is to protect and advance HUCC’s mission,  ensure there are adequate resources to carry out HUCC’s mission, be ambassadors to the community of behalf of Holladay UCC, and to grow, build and strengthen the congregation and equip and encourage members to become leaders in the Church and the community.”

As part of its responsibilities, the Church Council appoints members to the following standing committees to help sustain and healthy and vital community:

Pastor Parish Relations Committee: (download description)
Human Resources Committee:  The responsibilities of the Human Resources Committee for all salaried and non-salaried staff (except Holladay Preschool personnel) include:

  1. Annually reviewing and updating personnel policies.
  2. Conducting performance evaluations of the Pastor(s).
  3. Consulting with the Pastor(s), and assisting as considered necessary, in
  4. performance evaluations of other Church staff members.
  5. Recommending to Council the compensation and benefits for paid staff as
  6. part of the Church operating budget process.
  7. Establishing and annually reviewing job descriptions.
  8. Overseeing the maintenance of personnel records.
  9. Consulting with the Pastor(s) on possible employment terminations of non-Pastor personnel.


Council Officers
Moderator 2 years Roger Lamoni May 2018
Vice Moderator 1 year Kerry Spiroff May 2017
Communications Officer 2 years Brian Crofts May 2018
Financial Officer 2 years Steve Schneider May 2017
At Large Officer 1 year Barbara Cherrington May 2017
Council Members (Program & Other)
Worship & Spiritual Life 2 years Teri Jewell May 2017
Care, Community, Fellowship 2 years Carol Copene/Julie Berreth May 2018
Faith & Formation & Education 2 years Sara Schneider May 2018
Compassionate Action & Outreach 2 years Linda Hilton May 2018
Preschool Board Rep 1 year Kate Palmer May 2017
Clerk 1 year Debbie Wilkerson May 2017
Youth 1 year Maggie Chamness May 2017
Spiritual Gifts Team
Team Lead 2 years Tiffini Adams December 2016
2 years Don Rudy December 2016
2 years Martha Bale December 2017
2 years Kathy Bray December 2017
Pastoral Relations
2 years Ginny Eggen May 2018
2 years Debbie Wilderson May 2018
2 years Deedee Obrien May 2018
2 years Paul Jewell May 2018
Human Resources
2 years Trent Parkhill May 2017
2 years May 2018
2 years May 2018
2 years May 2018
Budget Team (w/Council Financial Officer)
Financial Secretary 1 year John Arlen May 2017
Treasurer 2 years Rori Piggott May 2018
Intermountain Association Delegates
2 years Bill Green May 2017
2 years Jean Boyack May 2017
2 years Glen Brown May 2018
Rocky Mountain Conference Delegates
2 years Roger Lamoni May 2018
2 years Barbara Cherrington May 2017
Youth Delegate 1 year

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