District Conference

Western New York District Conference
Saturday, June 18, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Lunch following)
Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church
8445 Greiner Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

Election Results

District Treasurer
Paul Cronk

District Board of Administration – Clergy
Rob Engler
Paul Gartley

District Board of Administration – Lay
Rick Fohl
Wendy Glendenning

Nominating Committee – Clergy
April Allen
Jon Cole

Nominating Committee – Lay
Amy Engler
Mark Tucker

Action Committee – Clergy
Jordan Kizewski
Jon Ward

Action Committee – Lay
Jeff Klau
Linday McDonald

Memorial #52 – Amendment Regarding Gifts of the Spirit
Yes – 123
No – 11

Memorial #55 – Membership Commitments
Yes – 132
No – 2



District Superintendent Report
District Conference Packet
Ordination Candidates

These ministers are recommended to the district conference for ordination this year. Please read their bios in the conference packet to see how God has uniquely called each of them.

Trevor Kaufman
Joshua (J.J.) Mason
Joshua Rutherford
Andrew Sherman



Guest Ministry Representatives

These academic institutions and ministries will be represented at our conference. Please be sure to stop by the ministry booths in the atrium during the breaks.

Houghton College – Dr. Wayne Lewis

Kingswood University – Dr. Erik Ireland

Northeastern Seminary – J. P. Anderson

Wesley Seminary – Rev. Alex Mandura

Global Partners – Rev. Mindy Tharnish

World Hope International – Dr. George Beals

Christian Counseling Ministries of Western New York – Yvonne Banks

Habitat for Missions – Rev. Wayne Richards

Dirt Roads Network – Doug Preston

Global Bridge – Tulinabo Ruvier and Yoshua Bashizi