Heidi Regier Kreider
Heidi cares for WDC as a whole by focusing on God’s purposes, promoting our mission and priorities, and nurturing leaders. She works with the Ministerial Leadership Commission in the credentialing and support of pastors, assists congregations in pastoral search processes, coordinates WDC staff, and builds relationships with other institutions including our denomination, Mennonite Church USA.
Kathy Neufeld Dunn
Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-based)
Kathy relates to congregations and pastors in Oklahoma, Nebraska and parts of Kansas. Together with the Resource Commission, she equips congregations in areas such as faith formation, safety for children and youth, peace and justice. Kathy coordinates annual assembly planning when it takes place in the northern part of WDC.
Michelle manages the WDC office, coordinates communications and record-keeping, facilitates registration and preparations for special events, and much more!
Associate Conference Minister (Texas-based)
Sandra supports congregations and pastors in Texas, and helps plan for annual assembly when it is in Texas.
Bi-Conference Youth Ministry Network Team Leader
Dwight serves both WDC and South Central Conference as he relates one-on-one with youth pastors to support the formation of faithful disciples among youth.
Violeta Ajquejay Suastegui
Violeta assists in supporting pastors and congregations in Texas, Hispanic ministries, and in church planting.
Resource Library Director
Jennie provides congregations and individuals with print and DVD resources to help them grow in their faith. She offers suggestions for personal growth, children’s stories, and study materials for congregations, youth and adult groups, and pastors.
Shari works with the Stewardship Commission to maintain financial records and manage the budget.
Fund Development Coordinator
Mike promotes resource development for congregations and encourages congregational and individual giving to support WDC’s ministries of resourcing congregations, of sustaining ministers, and cultivating church planting partnerships.
Who we are
Meet the Western District Conference pastors and staff. Find individual email addresses here or fill out our contact form for general inquiries.