Staff Directory

Finance and Administration

Walker Brault

Conference Secretary, Administrative Assistant to Twin Cities District and the Finance Department
(612) 230-6146
Responsible for the ‘Journal’, minutes and assistance during Annual Conference Session, and updates to the Policy and Procedure Manual. Appointments and events for Twin Cities superintendent and cabinet, general assistance to churches and pastors. Also provides general assistance to the finance department.

Barb Brower

Director of Finance and Administration, Treasurer
(612) 230-6135
Oversight of conference finance and administrative ministries including budget, audit, accounting, apportionments, statistics, clergy benefit plans, personnel management, investments, legal, property, and insurance

Jean Edin

Benefits Officer
(612) 230-6136
MAC health plan administration, pension plan administration, medical care reimbursement administration, local church benefits consultation, clergy and retiree benefits resource

Lisa Friesen

Accounting Associate
(612) 230-6141
Accounting for Minnesota Annual Conference cash and credit card receipts and related activities. Accounting for MCBP, Inc Pension & Benefits.

Julie Hammel

Accounting Associate
(612) 230-6140
Accounts payable and expense reports.

Mary Hovden

DK-MN Area Camp and Retreat Accountant
(612) 230-6133
Accounts payable for conference, accounting for Dakotas-Minnesota Area Camp and Retreat Ministries

Kathleen Keller

(612) 230-6127
Conference financial statements; new general ledger accounts, reports, funds, etc.; bank relations; wire transfers; conference property, casualty, and umbrella insurance; charitable remainder trusts issues; annual audit issues; and conference tax filings.

Linda Miller

Benefits Assistant
(612) 230-6142
Assists the benefits officer, Jean Edin

Lisa Schultze

Assistant Controller, Database Manager
(612) 230-6154
Brick River database, worker’s compensation insurance, apportionments, and table questions

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058