United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks
Saturday, September 18, 2021

Lay Leadership

Lay Leader
The leader of the laity of the church.  The lead contact with the pastor, staff and ministry teams and the interface with the congregation.
Lay Leader:
Bob Garrett
Church Council
Charged with developing the vision of the church and monitoring strategies to implement the vision.  Council is the main decision-making body of the church.
Interim Chair:
Bob Garrett 
Worship Leadership Team
Oversees all UMCTO worship services, including music, sound, multimedia, first impressions, sanctuary design, acolytes, etc. .
Staff Leadership:
Jordan Duke

Finance Committee
Has oversight of the budget and the finances of the church.
Donna Ventura
Interim Finance Secretary:
Donna Ventura
Responsible for the church facilities – maintenance and improvement.  Also the only authorized party to enter into contracts.
Co- Chairs:
Bruce Arvizu
Joh Ruwhiu
Staff Parish Relations Committee
Responsible for the paid staff – job descriptions, performance evaluations, compensations, etc.