Joe Strausbaugh

Charter System Administrator

Joe is responsible for managing the commission's primary contact databases.  Joe also provides assistance with resource distribution and content editing as well as handles information requests for chartered churches and EMS members.  

Joe has a rich background with The United Methodist Church after serving for two years with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry in Nashville, and three years as a student assistant with the General Commission on Archives and History (2007-2010) while attending Drew Theological School in Madison, N.J. He also served an internship with the General Board of Church and Society in New York, N.Y. (2008-2009).

Joe is a graduate of Gettysburg College (B.A.) and Drew University Theological School (M.Div.) and a current student at the University of Colorado Denver's School of Public Affairs (M.P.A.).  

“Joe brings to us some wonderful skills in working with data, but also brings great interpersonal skills and a unique knowledge of the UMC at a local and national level,” said Gil Hanke, top staff executive of the General Commission on United Methodist Men. “Additionally, his very strong academic credentials are clearly applicable to the mission and ministries of the commission.”

Joe lives in Nashville with his two cats, Percival and Cleopatra.

Phone: 615-620-7269