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Coordinating Council

The students on the Coordinating Council (CoCo) work to ensure that Wesley runs smoothly each week! We organize and set up large group, coordinating fun weekend retreats, plan service activities, and much more! If you have any questions, are looking to see if Wesley is right for you, or just want a buddy to grab lunch on campus with, don't hesitate to reach out to any of us!

If you're interested in applying for CoCo next year 2024-2025, contact Jayne or Kiyo! 

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Kiyo Takahashi - Co-President

takakj20@wfu.edu

Kiyo is a Senior Applied Statistics major with Math and Computer Science minors from Durham, NC. She is serving as the Co-President of Wake Forest Wesley this year. Her unpopular opinion is that she does not like butter. Kiyo’s favorite bible verse is Isaiah 41:10 (NRSV), “do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. ” She is so excited to work with this year’s Coordinating Council and the campus minister, Oliver. She can’t wait to continue to create a tight-knit faith-based community on Wake's campus!

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Jayne Flynn - Co-President

flynj20@wfu.edu

Jayne is a Senior from Richland, MI majoring in History and minoring in English. She is serving as the Co-President of this year’s Coco. Her unpopular opinion is that a spoon is the only utensil fit for Mac and Cheese. Jayne’s favorite bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” She is excited to serve on Coco this year and see how Wesley will grow throughout the year. She always looks forward to Thursday night large groups and can’t wait to see what other fun events we will have in the fall!

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Leah Cabiness - Treasurer

cabilm21@wfu.edu

Leah is a Junior from Archdale, NC who will be serving as this year’s Treasurer on Coco. She is a Religious Studies major. Her unpopular opinion is that pickles are severely underrated (she had to say it!). Leah's favorite bible verse is 1 Peter 5:7, “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” She loves the community found at Wesley and can't wait to be part of Coco! 

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Douglas Giles - Worship Coordinator

gilead21@wfu.edu

Douglas is a Junior from Winston-Salem, NC and will be serving as the Worship Coordinator on Coco this year. He is an Environmental Science major and a Writing minor! His unpopular opinion is that pineapple and bacon are the best pizza toppings. Douglas’s favorite bible verse is Micah 6:8, “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” He is looking forward to starting worship again while getting more involved in Wesley!

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Margaret Williams - Co-MANNA Representative

willm222@wfu.edu

Margaret is a sophomore from Atlanta, GA and will be serving as the MANNA Representative on Coco this Fall. She is majoring in English and Political Science. Her unpopular opinion is that pineapple is amazing on pizza. Margaret’s favorite bible verse is 1 John 4:7, “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” She loves the community and the caring nature of Wesley and loved leading events this past Fall.

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Abigail Richardson - Co-MANNA Representative

richae22@wfu.edu

Abigail is a sophomore who hopes to major in Accounting and minor in German from Allen, TX. She is serving as the MANNA Representative on Coco this Spring. Her unpopular opinion is that cookies are best at room temperature. Abigail’s favorite bible verse is Hebrews 10:24-25, “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” What Abigail loves most about Wesley is definitely the people. They are some of the most gracious, kind, and inclusive beings you’ll meet. Every text or call she receives reminds her how loved she is. She is loving beign back on campus this spring and getting to know the freshmen! 

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Claire Flynn - Public Relations

flyncm23@wfu.edu

Claire is a freshman from Richland, MI and will be serving as the Public Relations Representative . She is planning on majoring in Business and Enterprise Management with a minor in Computer Science.   Her unpopular opinion is that lizards. are cute. Claire's favorite bible verse is Jeremiah 29: 11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (same as her older sister's above!). She has loved meeting other freshmen through the first-year Bible study and retreat in the fall!

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Andie Coffie - Mission and Outreach Coordinator

coffar19@wfu.edu

Andie is a senior from Charlotte, NC. She is majoring in History with a minor in Religious Studies. Her favorite Bible verse is Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Her unpopular opinion is that soda is overrated. She loves the amazing people at Wesley and the wonderful faith based community it provides. She can’t wait to serve others this year through various events and projects! 

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Sadie Scott - First Year Representative

scotse23@wfu.edu

Sadie is a freshman from Charlotte, North Carolina. She is majoring in Pre-Business with a double minor in Religious Studies and Music. Her favorite Bible verse is John 13:34 “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” Her unpopular opinion is that hot chocolate is nasty. Sadie loves the fellowship that Wesley provides and is so excited to connect with the rest of the freshmen class!

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