Board of Governance

The Board of Governance (BOG) is composed of 12 members. The board is nominated and elected by the charge conference (annual church meeting) and works to affirm, help, and sustain the ministries and outreach of the congregation.


Eugene Ayuyao (Finance Chair)
Patti Couch (Lay Leader)
Joe Gaisie
Michael Kelly (President)
Les Krugman
Ejike Mbaruguru (Vice President)
Karen Rickerd
David Salangsang (Treasurer)
Diane Shellman (Secretary)
Lily Villamin (Pastor)
Vivencio Vinluan (SPRC Chair)
Open Position


The BOG meets at the church on the second Sunday of the month at 11:30 am. The meeting is open to the public.

BOG Bylaws

BOG Meeting Agenda/Minutes

Recent Work

  • Repaired sprinklers to conserve water and keep our campus beautiful
  • Moved to collect a parking fee from businesses parking cars in our lot on a regular basis
  • Met with the Covina Development Center to strengthen our relationship and discuss future needs
  • Held a special meeting to continue the discussion regarding serving our community and increasing income by partnering with nonprofits to possibly repurpose a portion of our property
  • Visited a UMC that has repurposed a portion of their property to serve seniors
  • Met with the City Manager, City Staff and Council Member to understand current community needs that we may be able to support. Top issues from the city were senior housing and homeless services
  • Adjusted COVID policies to promote safety and community
  • Repaired a leak in the basement under the choir room (did you know we have a basement?)
  • Approved a new job description for the Director of Witness and Evangelism
  • Completed an outside audit of finances and policies
  • Repaired some locks and installed a security camera in the hall in response to a break in
  • Upgraded the lighting in the marquee
  • Attended leadership training from the Reverend Doctor Cedric Bridgeford
  • Approved an updated Endowment Policy
  • Presented the budget and other finance information in a special congregational meeting
  • Approved revisions to the Articles of Incorporation and submitted them to the state for approval