General Council

General Council

MWC's member churches and conferences each send one to three delegates (based on the population of the church or conference) to General Council meetings.

This group of church leaders meets every three years to shape the mandate of MWC, share concerns and insights, and worship together.

Mennonite World Conference: CONSTITUTION
Adopted by the General Council, 14 July 2009
Asunción, Paraguay

Executive Committee

An Executive Committee is elected from the General Council and meets annually. Two members from each continental region are elected from the Council; a President and Vice-President are also elected by the Council. The Treasurer and General Secretary are also members of the Executive Committee.


General Secretary
César García (Colombia)

Henk Stenvers (Netherlands)

Lisa Carr-Pries (Canada)

Sunoko Lin (United States/Indonesia)

Africa representatives

Sindah Ngulube (Zimbabwe)

Samson Omondi (Kenya)

Asia/Pacific representatives

Amos Chin (Myanmar)

MZ Ichsanudin (Indonesia)

Latin America and the Caribbean representatives

Carlos Martínez García (Mexico)

Francis Pérez de León  (Bolivia)

Europe representatives

Wieteke van der Molen (Netherlands)

Jürg Brāker (Switzerland)

North America representatives

Linda Dibble (USA)

Doug Klassen (Canada)

Creation Care Task Force