(Term expires 2021)
Melinda Vernon and her husband, Kit, have been members of First Church since 1984. She has enjoyed serving the church in many capacities including a previous term on the Board in the ’90s (one year as President), Chair of two Intern Search Committees and an Associate Minister Search Committee and as Co-chair of the Social Justice Council. Over the years Melinda and Kit have especially loved getting to know other First Church members through Circle Suppers. Before her retirement, Melinda’s career spanned clinical work and administration in the fields of mental health, geriatrics and disability services. Melinda and Kit have two adult children and seven grandchildren. When not spending time with family, Melinda loves traveling, gardening, spending time in the natural world and making a difference where she can.