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

Steve Fetyko, Chair

President & CEO
United Methodist Retirement Communities and Porter Hills
Chelsea, MI


Kitwana McTyer, Vice Chair

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


Brian Picchini, Treasurer

President and CEO
United Methodist Homes
Binghamton, NY


Karen Kilgo, Secretary

President and CEO
Flat Rock Homes
Flat Rock, OH


Luke Allen

Chief Operating Officer
Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services
Ruston, LA


Kevin Anderson

President & CEO
Wesley Homes
Des Moines, WA


Alan Brown

President and CEO
Methodist Retirement Communities
The Woodlands, TX


Tim Johnson

President & CEO
Frasier
Boulder, CO


Marlin Livingston

President & CEO
Cunningham Children's Home
Urbana, IL


Jason Miller

Senior Vice President
Otterbein SeniorLife
Lebanon, Ohio


Trey Oakley

President and CEO
Methodist Children's Home
Waco, TX


Suzanne Pugh

President & CEO
Aldersgate
Charlotte, NC


Laurie Anne (L.A.) Spagnola

President & CEO
Board of Child Care
Baltimore, MD


Nancy Toscano

Chief Operating Officer
UMFS
Richmond, VA


Mary Kemper

President & CEO
United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries
Frederick, MD