ELKHART, Ind. (Mennonite Church USA) — Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) Administration has named Jolene VonGunten as executive administrative assistant, effective Nov. 27, 2023. VonGunten serves the Executive Board and staff, the Constituency Leaders Council, the Governance Council, the Joint Executive Committee, and Human Resources. VonGunten works out of the Elkhart, Indiana, office and reports to Executive Director Glen Guyton and Associate Executive Director Iris de León-Hartshorn.
In addition to her new part-time role, VonGunten also continues to serve part-time as executive assistant and communications coordinator for Mennonite Education Agency, the education agency of MC USA, where she has worked for the past four years.
“MC USA’s executive board staff is excited to have Jolene VonGunten join us. Jolene comes with a wealth of experience,” said de León-Hartshorn. “This position will be a partnership with MEA and MC USA and will help to continue to move toward better alignment of our values and goals.”