UMA is governed by a board of volunteers who are leaders from Methodist-related health and welfare ministries. These ministries include Children, Youth, and Family Services; Older Adult Ministries; Ministries to Persons with Developmental Disabilities; Community Service Ministries; and United Methodist Conferences and Churches.

Board Members

Debbie Reed, Chair

President & CEO
Chaddock
205 S. 24th Street
Quincy, IL 62301


Greg Peters, Past Chair

Chief Executive Officer
United Methodist Family Services
3900 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230


Steve Fetyko, Treasurer

President & CEO
United Methodist Retirement Communities and Porter Hills
805 W. Middle Street
Chelsea, MI, 48118


Alison Evans, Secretary

President & CEO
The Methodist Home for Children & Youth
304 Pierce Ave.
Macon, GA 31210


Kevin Anderson

President & CEO
Wesley Homes
815 S. 216th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198


Larry Carlson

President & CEO
United Methodist Communities
3311 State Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753


Rich Frank

President/CEO
OhioGuidestone
303 East Bagley Road
Berea, OH 44017


Tim Johnson

President & CEO
Frasier Meadows
350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303


Marlin Livingston

President & CEO
Cunningham Children's Home
1301 N. Cunningham Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802


Kitwana McTyer

President & CEO
Florida United Methodist Children’s Home
51 Children’s Way
Enterprise, FL 32725


Jason Miller

Vice President of Operations
Otterbein Lifestyle Communities
585 N. State Route 741
Lebanon, Ohio 45036


Suzanne Pugh

President & CEO
Aldersgate
3800 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215


Laurie Anne (L.A.) Spagnola

President & CEO
Board of Child Care
3300 Gaither Road
Baltimore, MD 21244


Mary Kemper

President & CEO
United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries
5285 Westview Drive #200
Frederick, MD 21703