CDM Roster 2021-22: Subcommittees

All subcommittees of the CDM develop and recommend policies and procedures to be considered by the CDM. and write or solicit articles to be published within the OPC.
 
President Rick Dickinson and Administrator David Nakhla are Ex-Officio members of each subcommittee.

 

Administration & Finance Subcommittee (AFS)

The AFS oversees the work and compensation of the CDM’s employees, and reviews the budgets and finances of the CDM.

  • Mr. Christopher A. Sudlow (Chairman)
  • Mr. Seth B. Long
  • Mr. John J. Voss, Jr.
  • Mr. Peter Haines

Aid Request Subcommittee (ARS)

The ARS processes and makes recommendations on requests for financial assistance that come to it through the courts of the church. It is chaired by the Treasurer of the CDM.

  • Mr. Seth B. Long (Chairman)
  • Mr. John J. Voss, Jr.
  • Mr. Ronald C. de Ru

Disaster Response Subcommittee (DRS)

In conjunction with the OPC Disaster Response Coordinator, the DRS approves the use of funds for particular disasters, oversees disaster response equipment, provides training for disaster response teams, and recruits on-site disaster response coordinators.

  • Mr. John J. Voss, Jr. (Chairman)
  • Mr. Ronald C. de Ru
  • Mr. Richard M. Dickinson
  • Mr. Seth B. Long

Diaconal Training Subcommittee (DTS)

The DTS plans and executes diaconal summits, promotes the development of presbytery diaconal committees, provides training materials for local diaconates, and interacts with the Committee on Christian Education on overlapping matters.

  • Mr. Tim Hopper (Chairman)
  • Rev. T. Nathan Trice
  • Rev. Christopher B. Cashen
  • Mr. Christopher A. Sudlow
  • Mr. Peter Haines

Missionary Deacon Subcommittee (MDS)

The MDS recruits and secures funding for missionary deacons, oversees tools and equipment for missionary deacons, visits and encourages missionary deacons on the field, and interacts with the Committee on Foreign Missions on overlapping matters.

  • Rev. Christopher B. Cashen (Chairman)
  • Rev. T. Nathan Trice
  • Mr. Ronald C. de Ru
  • Mr. Tim Hopper

Refugee Ministry Subcommittee (RMS)

As we are confronted with the reality of the present refugee crisis, we should see it as an opportunity to minister to those who have been torn from the safety and security of their normal lives and dispersed to various countries around the world. The Refugee Ministry Subcommittee serves to minister to these refugees in conjunction with local churches and presbyteries.

  • Rev. Christopher B. Cashen (Chairman)
  • Mr. Richard M. Dickinson
  • Mr. John J. Voss, Jr.
  • Mr. Ron de Ru
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