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n e w c h u r c h l i f e : m ay / j u n e 2 0 1 8 This will include Board nominations and election. Incumbents eligible and willing to be re-elected are: Bengt Boyesen, Kempton, Pennsylvania Amy Buick, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Wade Buick, Kempton, Pennsylvania Stephanie Klippenstein, Maysville, Missouri Jennifer Pronesti, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania Ned Uber, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania New nominates for three-year terms are: Cheryl Cooper, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania Rene Johnson, Russell, Pennsylvania Wayne Wadsworth, Marietta, Georgia Retiring from the Board, with appreciation for their service, are: Gregory Baker, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania Dawn Wadsworth, Marietta, Georgia Thayer York, Lake Forest Park, Washington The Nominating Committee consists of: David Norman, chair; Ian Carswell, Vice Chair; Jim Adams, Jill Brickman and Kurt Wille. bryn athyn college Dr. Wendy Closterman has been appointed Chief Academics Officer and Dean of Academics of Bryn Athyn College, starting July 1. Wendy has served as Dean of Faculty since 2014 and was appointed to the rank of full professor last January, specializing in Greek history. She has chaired the History and Social Sciences Department twice (2002-2008 and 2010-2014), chaired the Tenure and Promotions Committees (2010-2014), and has chaired the Research Committee since 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History and Sacred Languages from Bryn Athyn College and her PhD in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. The Rev. Coleman S. Glenn has been hired as an Assistant Professor of Religion starting in the fall term of 2018.  He has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion this year. Coleman received his B.A. in Religion from Bryn Athyn College in 2006 and his M.Div. in 2009. He has served in pastoral roles for the General Church in Toronto, Ontario; Dawson Creek, British Columbia; and Westville, South Africa. He has been serving as the Assistant Chaplain at Bryn Athyn College this year and will continue in this role. The Rev. Matthew L. Genzlinger also has been added to the Religion Department as an Assistant Professor of Religion. He has most recently been pastor of the Concord, Massachusetts, congregation. 244