Committee on Sexual Misconduct Response

Contact Email

Class Name Status/Church Phone Email
2024(1) RE Joanna Carlson Goldfield United 515-851-2169 Contact Email
2024(1) TE Paul Collier HR 641-420-6824 Contact Email
2025(1) RE Peg Christensen Fort Dodge First 515-570-2521 Contact Email
2025 Liaison to COM
TE John Hanna
HR 515-231-1437 Contact Email

 

13.14.1. The Committee shall follow the guidelines as set out in the Sexual Misconduct Policy of the Presbytery in accordance to the Presbyterian Church (USA).

13.14.2. Members to the Committee on Sexual Misconduct shall be nominated by the Presbytery’s Nominating Committee to the Presbytery for election. The Moderator shall be nominated by the Committee on Nominating.

13.14.3. The Committee of seven members will serve in terms of three years rotation. Four members of this team are to be women. One of the team members must be a legal consultant, one a trained mental health professional and one an insurance consultant.

13.14.4. The Committee will work with and be available to the accuser, the accused, the alleged victim (if not the same person as the accuser), the families involved, the congregation, co-workers of the parties involved and the governing body or entity.

13.14.5. The Committee shall report to the Stated Clerk unless the accused is the Stated Clerk. In such cases the committee will report to either the Mission Executive or Pastor to the Presbyteries.