Meet our Board of Directors
A 37 member board currently serves the AFCU. The board is augmented by 12 Associate members 5 Consultants and 6 Church Representatives.. All members volunteer their time, talents and expenses.
Below is a picture of the board members that attended the most recent board meeting.
Our Elected Officials
Ted Ziemann joined the AFCU board in April of 2000. Ted was elected as President by the board in October of 2015. He served as Vice President (2011 – 2015), ACP representative to the Board (2008 – 2011) and worked on the capital campaigns for Faith in Action and ACP-160. Ted and his wife Betty attended the American Church in Paris from 1993 to 1999. They currently reside in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Megan Foster joined the AFCU board in April of 2002. Megan was elected as Secretary by the board in October of 2012. She served as Data Specialist from 2002 to 2012. Megan and her husband Gregg attended the American Church in Paris from 1985 to 1988. They currently reside in The Villages, Florida.
Julie Voskuil firsts joined the AFCU board in 2004 as Treasurer. She served in this role from 2004 through 2007. Julie again assumed the role of Treasurer in 2017 . Julie and her husband, Jon, were members at the ACP from 1996 to 1999. While in Paris, Julie served in a number of critical roles.. Julie is a CPA and is a tenured Accounting professor at Calvin University, where she has taught since 1999. The Voskuils currently reside in East Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Russ McNaughton was elected to the AFCU Board in 1988. He served as Co-Chair, Development Committee (2005-2014) and currently is the Financial Secretary (2014-present). Russ worked on the committees for three Capital Campaigns for ACP including The new Von Beckerath Organ, Faith into Action and ACP-160. He also Chaired the Capital Campaign for new Heating and Sound Systems for ACB and currently Chairs the Campaign to build the ACB Endowment Fund. Russ and his wife, Carol, were members of the American Church in Paris from 1983 to 1987. They live in Woodbury, Minnesota.
The Board is further supported by volunteers.
Consultants who bring a certain experience and expertise.
Pastors and ex-officio members from each of the churches.
Finally, there are the Associate Board members who wish to maintain close contact with the Board but who are not obligated to attend Board meetings.