April 27, 2023
9am - 4pm CST
Location: Zoom Meeting

$99 TCN National Members
$129 Non-Members
Prices increase on April 20th

Registration is sold out

TCN Virtual FastTrack - Human Resources

Join us for this day of continuing education focused on the Human Resources in the church. Presenters are representative of congregational peers and professional consultants that have a proven history of supporting local church administrative leaders.
The training will be provided through Zoom to offer conversation and interaction between leader and participant. Whether you are a long-time veteran or new to HR in the church, you are sure to walk away with new insight and affirmation that you are providing your congregation with some of the best administrative support possible. Mark off the day and focus on "sharpening the blade" in a caring environment. Don't Go It Alone!

Cancellations/Refunds There is a $25 cancellation fee if the request is received before the Virtual FastTrack begins. After the meeting begins, there is no refund.


Frank Sommerville, JD, CPA


Frank Sommerville, JD, MPA, CPA is a shareholder in the law firm of Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, PC, in Houston and Dallas, Texas. He holds a license as a Certified Public Accountant and is also board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has served nonprofit institutions of all sizes as a bookkeeper, accountant, auditor, tax advisor and advocate, litigator, and legal advisor. He regularly assists churches in preventing litigation. 

Topic: Hot Legal Topics for Church HR
This session will address remote work challenges, nondiscrimination and religious exemptions, hourly vs. exempt vs. ministerial exemption, and independent contractor vs. employee.

David Breeding, CCA

TCN Board Member

Bio: David Breeding, CCA, serves as the Director of Finance & Operations at All Saints Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Austin, TX, where he has served since 2007. There, he wears many hats ranging from HR to IT, risk management to strategic planning, facilities management to construction projects, and really whatever else needs to be done behind the scenes. David received a B.B.A. degree in the Business Honors Program and a B.A. in Music, both from The University of Texas at Austin, and also became a Certified Church Administrator (CCA) in 2017. He serves on the Board of Directors for The Church Network, and is passionate about fostering camaraderie and mutual encouragement among church administrators. 

Matt Gates, CCA

TCN Board Member

Bio: Matt Gates is executive pastor at Victory Family Church where he has served in several capacities since 2000.  For the first 18 years Matt was the church business administrator.  Matt served as the president for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of TCN.  In 2020, he was awarded the Maurice Saucedo Award as the church business administrator of the year. Matt has been married to Laura for 22 years and has two children.

Topic: The 6 Types of Working Genius 

Where process meets proclivity. This session serves as an introduction to Patrick Lencioni's model used to identify an individual's natural gifts in the workplace (and beyond). When team members are empowered to lean into their areas of strength, we find energy and fulfillment -- and even joy. Lencioni is a bestselling author (The Five Dysfunctions of a Team) and expert in team development and organizational health. His 2022 book, The 6 Types of Working Genius, paired with its accompanying assessment tools, has quickly become helpful to all varieties of organizations, changing the way people think about their teams. This Session will introduce the 6 Types of Working Genius, and explore how this tool can be implemented to impact your church's staff team, your hiring practices, and your own self-awareness.

Tiffany Henning, SPHR, CRPC 

HR Ministry Solutions

Bio: Tiffany Henning, SPHR, CRPC is a veteran in church and ministry HR with over 20 years of combined experience. Tiffany is the founder and Chief People Person of HR Ministry Solutions, a faith-based non-profit specifically created to simplify HR compliance and staff pain points for churches and ministries.

Topic: Common HR Misses

Justin Romine

HR Ministry Solutions

Bio: Justin Romine is the SVP of Strategy at HR Ministry Solutions and has spent over 20 years as a pastor, consultant and as an executive in the corporate ranks serving Fortune 100 companies. He is passionate about providing solutions that inspire church health and coaching people towards their heart and God given purpose. He holds both a Masters and Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Biola University and has contributed his writings to a variety of publications.

Topic: Church Staff Development

Meredith Ramey, SHRM-CP

HR Ministry Solutions

Bio:Meredith Ramey, SHRM-CP, is a Human Resources Advisor at HR Ministry Solutions. Meredith has 10 years of experience in church and non-profit HR, most recently serving as the HR Director of an international nonprofit based in the Pacific NW. In addition, Meredith spent 25 years in church and church-planting ministry in Portland, OR with her pastor husband. She understands the unique challenges of HR for today's faith-based organizations and loves serving and partnering with them to create pathways for healthy culture and compliance.

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Ken Tan 

Capin Crouse

Bio: Kenneth Q. Tan serves as a partner at CapinCrouse. He has more than 13 years of public accounting and large nonprofit experience, providing both advisory and assurance services to various nonprofit entities, churches, and mission organizations. Ken previously managed the audits of public Fortune 100 and private multi-billion dollar companies for a Big 4 accounting firm and served as the controller and corporate officer for a large faith-based multi-national mission agency.

Topic: Effective Succession Planning
Between the demands of the past few years, the Great Resignation, and Baby Boomers retiring, succession planning has become more important than ever. Join us to learn the key elements of an effective succession plan that will help your church prepare for what’s next and avoid unexpected consequences. We’ll discuss how to outline your church’s challenges and the leadership qualities needed to address them, identify and mentor future leaders, and develop a written plan.

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CEU/CPE Information

Participants will be rewarded with 0.6 CEUs for completing the entire day of FastTrack. CEUs will count towards CCA Certification and retention. If you are interested in enrolling in certification fill out the registration form here. If you have any questions direct them to Darby Roach at darby@thechurchnetwork.com.
The National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA), doing business as The Church Network (TCN), is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

NACBA has been approved by the NASBA to provide CPE credit for "Group Live" and "Group Internet Based" programs, so certain workshops offered at our national conference and certain of our Webinars are eligible for CPE credit. Our NASBA sponsor ID is 115907. 

NACBA is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of our CPE program. Our Texas sponsor ID is 010089.

In order to receive CPE credit, you must be registered for the webinar; you may not be an unregistered person participating in a group setting.