Elders

Tom & Darlene_resizedTHOMAS (TOM) E. HAWKINS, ELDER

Spouse’s name: Darlene
Children’s first names: Rick, Pam and Andy
Residential Community: Highland Heights
Educational Credentials: B.A. Harding University – 1963; A.A. Mason City Junior College – 1991
Professional Work Experience:  36 years at Jones Day, a multi office International law firm with over 2,400 lawyers worldwide, in various administrative roles including Director of Partner Services and Director of Internal Audit. Worked 13 years at Ernst & Young, an International accounting and auditing firm, as a CPA; worked as a manager while employed at Ernst & Young.
Member of Forest Hill since: 1963

Current church responsibilities: Elder since May 1982; Treasurer since January 1995, and a member of the Finance Committee.

Commitment statement to Forest Hill Members: As an Elder, I am committed to following the teaching of the scriptures; provide leadership to the Church of Christ – Forest Hill, serving members, visitors and total strangers whenever I can, while setting an example to all with whom I come in contact.

John & Terri_resizedJOHN M. MOORE, Elder
Spouse’s name: Terri
Children’s names: Johnny, Kimberlyn, Garrick, Candace, Zoe, Anthony and Haley
Residential Community: Solon
Educational Credentials: Master of Educational Supervision and Administration/John Carroll University; Bachelor Science, University Arkansas Pine Bluff.
Professional Work Experience: Principal of Cleveland Schools for 37 years; Principal for Juvenile Corrections for 6 years.
Member of Forest Hill since: 2001
Current church responsibilities: Elder; working with fellow elders to serve the congregation wherever needed and as necessary with an emphasis on love and fellowship.
Commitment statement to Forest Hill Members: To continually stand in the gap to bless those that we love and who are in need. To bring those who are lost back to the Great Shepherd.

Kip & Pam_resizedCLIFFORD (KIP) THORNTON, ELDER
Spouse’s first name: Pam
Children’s first names: Anna, Matthew
Residential Community: Cleveland Heights
Educational Credentials: B.A. Abilene Christian University; Juris Doctorate, The Ohio State University
Professional Work Experience:  Attorney-at-Law for 46 years
Member of Forest Hill since: 1964

Current church responsibilities: Elder

Commitment statement to Forest Hill Members: Total