Board of Directors

Board Members

The MHS board is made up of five individuals appointed by the Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Brethren US Conference, six member-elected directors, and up to two at-large positions appointed by the board.

Click here to read more about MHS board member expectations and qualification.

     

Edward (Ed) Brubaker, Board Vice Chair.         
CEO, Living Branches.                            
Lansdale, Pennsylvania

 

 


 

 

Jenifer (Jen) Foster, Governance Committee Chair
Executive Director, Central California Mennonite Residential Services
Fresno, California

 

 


 

 

Kerry Hoke, Chair of Commission for Sponsorship
Director of Pastoral Ministries, Messiah Lifeways
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

 

James Krehbiel
CEO, Bluestem Communities
Hesston, Kansas
 

 

 


 

 

Mark Leinbach
Executive Director, Spring Haven
Dundee, Ohio

 

 

 

 

 

Larry Miller
Retired, Former CEO, Everence
Harrisonburg, Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

Lowell Peachey, Board Secretary/Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair 
CEO, Mennonite Friendship Communities, Inc.
South Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

Maribel Ramirez Hinojosa
Clinical Psychologist
College Station, Texas

 

 



 

 

Valerie Rempel, Board Chair
Dean, Associate Profession, Interim Vice President
Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary
Fresno, California


 

 

 

Jodie Smiley, Chair, MHS Consulting Board
Executive Director, Paxton Ministries 
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

 


 

 

 

Don Tyson
Professor of Nursing, Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, Virginia

 


 

 

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Ertell Whigham, Jr.
Associate Pastor, Nueva Vida Norristown New Life
Norristown, Pennsylvania