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Conference Lay Leader
Our 2016 Conference Lay Leader is Susan G. Hardy. Susan is a retired public school teacher and member of the Brocton Tri-Church Parish in the Cornerstone District. She has served in her local church as a choir member, Sunday School teacher, lay leader, secretary of Administrative Council, and Chair of Administrative Council.
At District level, Susan has participated on the District Committee on Ordained Ministry since 2012, was appointed District Lay Leader in 2014, chaired the Superintendency Committee and District Leadership Team, served on the Lay Servant Committee, and continues to offer messages in many churches as a Certified Lay Speaker.
Susan attended her first Annual Conference as a lay member in 2011. She was nominated to the Reaching Our Neighbors Mission Oversight Team in the fall of 2011 and served as convener from 2012-2016. She was invited to join the FACT team in 2014 -15, and participated in the Board of Laity and Nominations Team from 2014-16.
Leadership is familiar to Susan. She has served as president of a school board, and chair of a county political party, among numerous other roles.
Susan is married to Randy Hardy, and they have a daughter, Amanda, and a son, Adam.