Immediate Past President
Shall serve as the chair of the Nominating Committee and as chair and convener of the Past Presidents Council.
Laura is a clergy member of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference and is appointed as the program director of the Alton Collins Retreat Center, a United Methodist adult ministry setting near Portland. She holds degrees from Lewis and Clark College (BA) and Boston University (MSM, STM). Laura headed the Oregon-Idaho delegation to General Conference in 2012 and currently is serving as the Worship and Music Director for General Conference 2016. A member of the design team for the 2005 Fellowship Convocation, Laura has served The Fellowship on national council, as chapter coordinator, and on the WorshipArts editorial committee. Laura enjoys combining her gifts for organization and detail with her passion for creative worship.