The Recording Secretary prepares and maintains minutes of all business meetings, is responsible for the compilation and review of the organization’s actions and legislation, assists in the preparation of an annual report summarizing the state of The Fellowship, works with the national office to direct the preparation and distribution of the ballot for all national elections, and communicates the results of national elections and appointments to the membership.
Shelia is currently serving as Church Organist as well as Director of the Chancel Choir and JuBellation Handbell Choir at First United Methodist Church in Hastings, MI. After 28 years of service, she is now retired from the United States Air Force. She holds two degrees (BS, MPA) from Western Michigan University. In addition, Shelia plays percussion and keyboards with the Thornapple Wind Band and sings with the semi-professional Lakewood Area Choral Society. She has been an active member of the Michigan chapter of The Fellowship for many years and currently serves as president. Music has been a lifelong journey for Shelia as she started out as a church organist when she was 12 years old.