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Mrs. Jill Rice - Lay
(Central Region)

Dr. D. Geoffrey Kunselman - Clergy
(East Central Region)

Dr. J. Phillip Fuller - Clergy
(Eastern Region)

Mr. Darrel Johnson - Lay
(North Central Region)

Dr. R. Bruce Moore - Lay
(Northwest Region)

Mr. Rick Martin - Lay
(South Central Region)

Mr. Mark Patrick - Lay
(Southeast Region)

Rev. Douglas R. Pierce - Clergy
(Southwest Region)

Rev. Kerry W. Willis - Clergy

Paragraph 335.15. The General Board members representing United States regions shall elect a Board of Pensions and Benefits USA, composed of one member representing each United States region, and one member-at-large. Nominations shall be submitted by the Board of General Superintendents as provided by the Bylaws of the Board of Pensions and Benefits USA.

Paragraph 337. There shall be a Pensions board, or equivalent authorized body, with fiduciary responsibility for each church-related pension plan. A pension plan may apply at organizational, district, multidistrict, national, regional, or multiregional level as the needs may dictate.

Paragraph 337.1. The General Board shall establish and maintain suggested guidelines that are relevant to all pension programs worldwide. The General Board does not guarantee any pension plan from loss or depreciation. The General Board does not guarantee the payment of any money that may be or becomes due to any person from any pension plan, and shall not be liable in the case of the underfunding of any pension plan.

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