Our Leadership: Board of Directors

Current Board Members

2015-2018 TERM 2016-2019 TERM 2017-2020 TERM
JBertoti-kgJim Bertoti, Cranberry Township, PA
Jim and his wife, Kendra have been in ministry  since 1994 and currently serve St. Peter’s Reformed Church in Zelienople, PA.  Jim has served as Area Representative for the Allegheny Fellowship in Western PA,  on the Conference Growth Committee, and currently serves on the Church Development Team.  He and Kendra have two beautiful daughters and a pretty terrific grandson!
Peter Balentine, Newburyport, MA
Peter Balentine serves as Lead Pastor at Hope Community Church in Newburyport, MA.
Tim Dubeau-webTim Dubeau, Salem, CT
In 1994 Tim resigned a 23 year career to attend seminary. He currently serves the 1st Congregational Church of Salem. Credentialed in 1996 by the CCCC, Tim has served as the Southern New England Area Rep, the Local Arrangements Chair for the Annual Family Conference and is presently the Moderator of the New England Congregational Christian Fellowship (NECCF).
Hecht-kgMichael Hecht, Menno, SD
Michael is the pastor of the Salem Reformed Church in Menno.  He has served as the chair of the Conference Growth Committee and is the Treasurer for the Upper Midwest Congregational Fellowship.
Michael McDonald,
Bancroft, MI
Michael is currently serving the First Congregational Church of New Haven, a CCCC church. He is acting as the interim Pastor while the church searches for a new resident Pastor. He has 17 years of professional ministry behind him, and several years of volunteer lay leadership before that. Currently he is seeking to earn a Ph.D. in History, with a view toward working as a Teacher on a secular College or University campus in order to represent Christ to faculty and students.
KG-14Kim Gardell, Spokane, WA
Active in ministry alongside her husband, Gary, Kim has served on the Women’s Ministries committee and worked as a CCCC Commissioned Christian Worker on Pohnpei, Micronesia. An experienced graphic designer, she is currently the CCCC Communication Coordinator.
JasonMcJason McConnell, Franklin, VT
Jason is the pastor of the Franklin United Church and the East Franklin Union Church in Franklin VT.  He has served as the Area Representative for Vermont and was a speaker at the 2014 annual meeting.
Timothy McDonald, Biola, CA
Tim McDonald pastors Biola Congregational Church situated among vineyards and almond orchards in the central valley of CA. Previous to that he served as the director of the Christian Servicemen’s Center located in Guam where he ministered to Air Force and Navy personnel. He has been married to his wife, Raquel, for 14 years and they have four  children.
Jorge Hrebien, Whittier, CA
Jorge is the founding pastor of the Spanish-speaking congregation at Plymouth Church, a bilingual church, in Whittier, CA.  Born and raised in Argentina, he has been a minister of the Gospel from a very young age and has served as a worship, youth and senior pastor. Jorge spent many years in Spanish-speaking radio and TV ministry in the U.S.  He has been married to his wife, Isabel, for 24 years and they have two daughters. Jorge has a D. Min. in Practical Theology
ScottNice-webScott Nice, Telford, PA
Scott has served at Christ Reformed Church at Indian Creek in Telford, PA as Youth, Associate, Interim and now Senior Pastor. He has a passion for Biblical peacemaking and reconciliation, and mentored ministry. He and his wife, Catharina have four children: Timothy, Hannah, Levi and Thomas.
Wayne Sweitzer, Luneburg, MA
Wayne is an active lay member of the Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church (DECC) in Dunstable, MA, having served as Chair of the Board of Deacons, Affiliation Committee Chair during a denominational transition to the CCCC, Pastoral Search Committee during a recent pastoral transition, and representing DECC as a Delegate at each of the CCCC Annual Gatherings since 2014. Wayne served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years, retiring at the rank of Commander in 2001, and is currently employed as a Principal Systems Engineer and the New England Site Lead for Integrity Applications Incorporated.