Directory by Ministry Team

Directory by Ministry Team

National and Global Ministries of the United Church of Christ
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
216-736-2100

Information and Technology Help Desk
216.736.2120
helpdesk@ucc.org

OFFICERS OF THE CHURCH
700 Prospect Ave. E
Cleveland, OH 44115-1100
216.736.2105
Fax: 216.736.2103

John C. Dorhauer
General Minister and President 
216.736.2101
dorhauerj@ucc.org

James A. Moos
Executive Minister for Global Engagement and Operations
216.736.3201
moosj@ucc.org

Traci D. Blackmon
Executive Minister, Justice and Local Church Ministries
216.736.3701
blackmont@ucc.org

 

OFFICE OF THE GENERAL MINISTER AND PRESIDENT
John C. Dorhauer
General Minister and President 
216.736.2101
dorhauerj@ucc.org

Cheryl Joseph Williams
Chief Strategy Officer
216.736.2105 
williamsc@ucc.org

Donyale Copeland
Executive Assistant to the GMP and CSO 
216.736.2156
copelandd@ucc.org

Myron (Lee) Albertson
Conference Minister Search Coordinator
216.736.2114
albertsonl@ucc.org

 

General Counsel
Cynthia Gaffney 
Paralegal
216.736.2139
gaffneyc@ucc.org

Human Resources
Alisa Lewis
Director of Human Resources
216.736.2136
lewisam@ucc.org

Deborah Brown
Human Resources Generalist
216.736.2134
brownd@ucc.org

Kelly McCafferty
Human Resources Assistant
216.736.2137
mccaffertyk@ucc.org

 

Marketing and Philanthropy
800.846.6822
Fax: 216.736.2297

Cynthia Bailie
Director of Marketing and Philanthropy
216-736-2131
bailiec@ucc.org

Nichole Collins
Associate Director, Annual Giving
216.736.2102
collinsn@ucc.org

Keri Sugerik
Office Coordinator, Donor Relations 
216.736.2167
sugerikk@ucc.org

Scott Shirai
Major Gifts Officer, East
216.736.2151
shirais@ucc.org

Andrew DeBraber
Major Gifts Officer, West
216.736.2168
debrabera@ucc.org

David Sigmund
Three Great Loves Ambassador
216-736-2170
sigmundd@ucc.org

Jacqueline Owen
Manager of Grant Writing and Administration
216.287.0129
owenj@ucc.org

Juliet Dombos
Administrative Assistant 
216.736.3766
dombosj@ucc.org

Connie Larkman
Manager, Communication Strategies & News Director
216.736.2196
larkmanc@ucc.org

Steven Liechty
Multimedia and Creative Content Specialist
216.736.2180
liechtys@ucc.org

Robert  Lormor 
Video Services Manager 
216.736.2178
lormorr@ucc.org

Chris Gabriel 
Manager, Web Strategies
gabrielc@ucc.org

 

UCC Resources
800.537.3394
uccresources.com
Fax: 216.736.2223

Marie Tyson
Director of Sales and Distribution 
216.736.3777
tysonm@ucc.org

Brian Furry 
Warehouse Supervisor 
216.736.3784
furryb@ucc.org

Michael May
Shipping Staff
216.736.3785
maym@ucc.org

Michael Szumilak
Shipping Staff
216.736.3785

Lynn Herbst
Customer Service Representative
800.537.3394
216-736-3782
HerbstL@ucc.org

Donna Ivy
Customer Service Representative
800.537.3394
216-736-3780
ivyd@ucc.org

Center for Analytics, Research, and Data (CARD)
Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi
Director of CARD
216.736.3866
hajbik@ucc.org

Destiny Hisey
Associate Director
216.736.2149
hiseyd@ucc.org

Taylor-Moran Billings Russell
Research Specialist
216.736.2150
billingt@ucc.org 

Karen Koza
Administrative Assistant and Coordinator, Administrative Support Network
216.736.2145
kozak@ucc.org

 

Office of the Executive Minister for Global Engagement and Operations
James A. Moos
Executive Minister for Global Engagement and Operations
216.736.3201
moosj@ucc.org

Linda Long
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
216.736.3202
longl@ucc.org

Edward C. Cade 
Associate for Historical Preservation
216.736.2111
cadee@ucc.org

 

Global Ministries—Cleveland Office
Peter Makari  
Team Leader and Area Executive for Middle East and Europe 
216.736.3227
makarip@ucc.org

Linda Lawrence
Child and Elder Sponsorship Program Manager
216.736.3222
lawrencl@ucc.org

Patricia Cornacchione 
Administrative Assistant
216.736.3878
cornaccp@ucc.org

Marcy Gansler
Executive for Mission Engagement
216.736.3209
ganslerm@ucc.org

Rebekah Choate
Associate for Global Advocacy and Education
216.736.3208
choater@ucc.org

Derek  Duncan
Area Executive for East Asia and the Pacific
216.736.3220
duncand@ucc.org

Maria Smith Warren
Administrative Assistant for Middle East and Europe and East Asia and the Pacific
216.736.3229
warrenm@ucc.org

Deenabandhu Manchala 
Area Executive for Southern Asia
216.736.3205
manchalad@ucc.org

Karen Georgia Thompson
Minister for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations
216.736.2191
thompsonk@ucc.org

LeShawn Davis 
Administrative Assistant for Southern Asia and Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations 
216.736.3221
davisl@ucc.org

 

Humanitarian & Development Ministries (One Great Hour of Sharing) 
Mary Schaller Blaufuss 
Team Leader and Executive for Volunteer Ministries
216.736.3214
blaufusm@ucc.org

Zachary (Zach) Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
216.736.3211
wolgemuthz@ucc.org

Phyllis Richards
Program Associate for Global Sharing of Resources 
216.736.3215
richardp@ucc.org

Diane Dicken
Administrative Assistant for Finance and Program
216.736.3810
dickend@ucc.org

Brande Midgett-Crosby
Communications Associate
216.736.3212
midgett-crosbyb@ucc.org

Carol Fouke-Mpoyo
Part-time Communication Specialist
fouke-mpoyoc@ucc.org

 

Event Management
Valerie J. Smith
Director of Event and Scholarship Management and General Synod Administrator
216.736.2104
smithv@ucc.org

Janet A. Gomoll  
Associate for Special Events and Board Administration
216.736.3809
gomollj@ucc.org

Christine Lucarelli
Associate for Event Management
216.736.2190
lucarellic@ucc.org

Shameerah Lemon
Associate for Event Management
216.736.2133
lemons@ucc.org

Rachel Duncan
Program Assistant
216.736.3812
duncanr@ucc.org

 

Financial Services
Stephen Jones
Chief Financial Officer
216.736.3807
joness@ucc.org

Tracy Mikesina
Administrative Assistant
216.736.2161
mikesinat@ucc.org

Ann Kiernozek
Controller 
216.736.3206
kiernoza@ucc.org

Rana Brown
Ministry Accountant, Large Companies
216.736.3207
brownr@ucc.org

Ronald Nowak 
Assistant Controller
216.736.2159
nowakr@ucc.org

Renee Flowers 
Ministry Accountant, Small Companies
216.736.2153
flowersr@ucc.org

Mark Bandza
A/P and Payroll Supervisor
216.736.2162
bandzam@ucc.org

Cathleen Hassell
Coordinator of Payroll and A/P (Temporary)
216-736-2162
Hassellc@ucc.org

 

Building Services
Julia Early
Lobby Hospitality
216-736-2247
hersickj@ucc.org

Richard Johnson
Building Maintenance
216-736-2128
johnsonr@ucc.org

John Grimes
Building Maintenance
216-736-2126
grimesj@ucc.org

 

Office of the Executive Minister for Justice and Local Church Ministries
Traci D. Blackmon
Executive Minister, Justice and Local Church Ministries
216.736.3701
blackmont@ucc.org

Denise Pittman
Executive Assistant to the Executive Minister and Executive Associate
216.736.3705
pittmand@ucc.org 

 

Faithful Action Witness FAW
Bentley deBardelaben 
Executive Associate, Justice and Local Church Ministries
216.736.3713
debardeb@ucc.org

Brooks Berndt
Minister of Environmental Justice
216.736.3722
berndtb@ucc.org

Velda Love 
Minister of Racial Justice 
216.736.3719
lovev@ucc.org

Noel Anderson
Minister for Immigration
nandersen@cwsglobal.org

Alegra Martin
Program Assistant, FAW and HWA Program Ministers
216.736.3712
martina@ucc.org

 

Health and Wholeness Advocacy HWA
Michael Schuenemeyer
Executive for Health and Wholeness Advocacy Ministries
216.736.3217
schuenem@ucc.org

Amy Johnson
Our Whole Lives Coordinator
216.736.3722
johnsona@ucc.org

Arthur Butler
Framework for Dialogue National Coordinator
216.736.3219
butlera@ucc.org

Elivette (Elly) Mendez Angulo
Project Coordinator
216.736.3716
proyectobienvenida@ucc.org

 

Washington, DC Office
Sandra Sorensen 
Director DC Office
202.543.1517
sorenses@ucc.org

SuAnne Breen 
Administrative Assistant
202.543.1517
breens@ucc.org

Jessie Palatucci
Communication Strategist 
216.736.4205
palatucj@ucc.org

Michael Neuroth
Policy Advocate International Issues 
216.736.4203
neurothm@ucc.org

Katie Adams
Policy Advocate Domestic Issues
216.736.4202
adamsk@ucc.org

Jason Carson Wilson
Justice and Peace Advocacy Fellow
202.543.1517
wilsonj@ucc.org

 

Ministerial Excellence, Support & Authorization (MESA)
Stephen Boyd 
Minister for Chaplains and Ministers in Specialized Settings
562.301.1622
boyds@ucc.org

Kathryn Clark
Minister for Members in Discernment
216.736.3842
clarkk@ucc.org

Elizabeth Dilley
Minister for Ministers in Local Churches
216.736.3841
dilleye@ucc.org

Rachel Hackenberg
Minister for Committee on Ministry Resources and Conference Support
216.736.3865
Hackenbergr@ucc.org

Malcolm Himschoot
Minister for Ministerial Transition
216.736.3840
himschootm@ucc.org

Darrell Ludwig
Profile and Ministry Opportunities Administrator
216.736.3847
ludwigd@ucc.org

Kathleen Sattler 
Administrative Assistant/Endorsement Secretary 
216.736.3850
sattlerk@ucc.org

 

Faith Formation
Ivy Beckwith
Minister and Team Leader
216.736.3875
beckwithi@ucc.org

Susan Blain
Minister for Worship, Liturgy, and Spiritual Formation
216.736.3869
blains@ucc.org

Tracy Wispelwey
Minister of Congregational and Community Engagement
216.736.3706
wispelweyt@ucc.org

Chris Davies
Program Manager, Congregational Assessment, Support and Advancement
216.736.3827
daviesc@ucc.org

Jennifer White
Program Assistant
216.736.3876
whiteje@ucc.org

Kate Matthews
Writer Sermon Seeds
216.736.3855
matthewsk@ucc.org

 

Church Building and Loan Fund
216.736.3834
Fax: 216.736.3836

Patrick Duggan
Executive Director
216.736.3833
dugganp@ucc.org

David Schoen
Minister for Church Legacy and Closure
216-736-3839
dschoen@ucc.org

Erin E. Frameli
Program Services Assistant
216.736.3858
framelie@ucc.org

Shaena Ragin 
Senior Loan Specialist
216.736.3822
ragins@ucc.org

Susan Mitchell
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
216.736.3819
mitchells@ucc.org

Melina Higbee
Strategic Administrator
216.736.3817
higbeem@ucc.org

Jill White
Regional Mission Interpreter, New England Region
216.736.3820
whitej@ucc.org

Priscilla Bizer  
Capital Fundraising Executive, Western Central Region
216.736.3835
bizerp@ucc.org

Charles Blaisdell
Regional Mission Interpreter, Upper West Region
216-736-3853
blaisdellc@ucc.org

Tyah Higbee
Office Administrator
216-736-3834
higbeet@ucc.org

 

Cornerstone Fund
Maria Coyne
President/CEO Cornerstone Fund
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3830
mcoyne@cornerstonefund.org

Stacey Falcone
Director of Lending - Cornerstone
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3815
sfalcone@cornerstonefund.org

Kathy Houston
Cornerstone Fund, Vice President/CFO/COO
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3832
KHouston@cornerstonefund.org

Joseph Morgan
Loan Administrator
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3824
jmorgan@cornerstonefund.org

Ann Poston
Director of Marketing-Communications-Product
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3825
aposton@cornerstonefund.org

Debby Smith
Investment Supervisor - Cornerstone
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3828
dsmith@cornerstonefund.org

Tina Stone
Teller and New Investment Account Representative
700 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3816
tstone@cornerstonefund.org

Terri Taylor
Client Support Specialist
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
ttaylor@cornerstonefund.org

 

MISSION PERSONNEL
Cathy Nichols
Executive, Mission Personnel (IN)
317.713.2566
cnichols@dom.disciples.org

Julia Flores-Ferrer
Administrative Assistant, Mission Personnel (IN)
317.713.2567
jfloresferrer@dom.disciples.org

Beth Miller 
Administrative Assistant, Missionary Relationships (IN) 
317.713.2570
bmiller@dom.disciples.org

Tom Morse
Executive, Mission Engagement (IN)
317.713.2574
tmorse@dom.disciples.org

 

RESOURCE  DEVELOPMENT 
Jane Sullivan-Davis
Executive for Resource Development (IN)
317.713.2558
janesd@dom.disciples.org

Kelsey Cameron
Program Associate for Resource Development (IN)
317.713.2571
kcameron@dom.disciples.org

Beth Guy
Program Associate for Resource Development (IN)
317.713.2562
bguy@dom.disciples.org

 

DIVISION OF OVERSEAS MINISTRIES
Julia Brown Karimu
President, Division of Overseas Ministries, Co-Executive of Global Ministries (IN)
317.713.2577
jkarimu@dom.disciples.org

Toi Davis
Executive Assistant, Division of Overseas Ministries (IN)
317.713.2576
tdavis@dom.disciples.org

Lonna Owens
Treasurer, Division of Overseas Ministries ( IN)
317.713.2557
lowens@dom.disciples.org

Trudy Ellis
Accounts Payable Clerk, Division of Overseas Ministries (IN)
317.713.2564
tellis@dom.disciples.org 

LaMarco Cable
Area Executive for Africa (IN)
317.713.2551
lcable@dom.disciples.org

Robby Kongolo
Administrative Assistant, Africa Office
317-713-2552
rkongolo@dom.disciples.org

Jennifer Neer
jneer@dom.disciples.org

Lorna Hernandez
Coordinator, People to People Pilgrimage Program/International Mission Trips (IN) 
317.713.2565
lhernandez@dom.disciples.org

Angel L. Rivera-Agosto
Area Executive for Latin America and the Caribbean (IN) 
317.713.2563
arivera@dom.disciples.org

Jasmine Sanchez 
Administrative Assistant for Latin America and the Caribbean (IN) 
317.713.2561
jsanchez@dom.disciples.org

 

Affiliated Ministries
Cornerstone Fund
888-822-3863
http://cornerstonefund.org/
cornerstonefund@ucc.org

The Pension Boards
475 Riverside Drive, Room 1020
New York, NY 10115
800-642-6543
http://www.pbucc.org
info@pbucc.org 

United Church Funds
877-806-4989
http://www.unitedchurchfunds.org/
info@unitedchurchfunds.org

Insurance Board
700 Prospect Ave., 5th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44115
800-437-8830
http://www.insuranceboard.org
info@insuranceboard.org

Church Building and Loan Fund
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
866.822.8224 ext. 3834
http://cblf.uccpages.org
infocblf@ucc.org

Council for Health and Human Service Ministries
700 Prospect Avenue, 6th Floor
Cleveland, OH  44115
216-437-2250
http://www.chhsm.org
email: https://www.chhsm.org/contact/


National Staff (Alphabetical by last name)