The Board of Trustees directs the operations of the church and provides the following functions:

  • Upholds the mission and vision of the church
  • Sets the policies by which the church operates
  • Selects and hires the ministers on behalf of the congregation
  • Ensures that operations are managed at a high level of stewardship
  • Monitors the operational processes of the church to ensure the achievement of its goals and objectives.
  • Is accountable to the membership of the church

You may contact the board by email at: board@newthoughtcsl.org

2018/2019 Current Board of Trustees

Kevin Buckingham—Hayes

Kevin Buckingham—Hayes

President Board of Trustees

I have been a member of the NTCSL (NTMO) community since it was created. My family and I started attending...

Rev Dr. Sally Rutis

Rev Dr. Sally Rutis

Vice-President Board of Trustees

I was a Pediatric Intensive Care nurse for 14 of the 16 years that I was in nursing. I then...

Elaine Jacobson, RScP

Elaine Jacobson, RScP

Treasurer Board of Trustees

Like so many others, Elaine has been a life long seeker on a spiritual path, searching for the meaning of...

Jack Dalton

Jack Dalton

Secretary of Board of Trustees

Jack first came to Portland in the late 80’s for college after growing up in the high desert of eastern...

John Duby

John Duby

Board of Trustees

I’ve been grown and blessed with wonderful learning experiences and relationships with the most wonderful people. I got my Pilot’s...