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

Alison Evans, Secretary

President & CEO
The Methodist Home for Children & Youth
Macon, GA

Luke Allen

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

Kevin Anderson

President & CEO
Wesley Homes
Des Moines, WA

Larry Carlson

President & CEO
United Methodist Communities
Neptune, NJ

Tim Johnson

President & CEO
Boulder, CO

Karen Kilgo

President and CEO
Flat Rock Homes
Flat Rock, OH

Marlin Livingston

President & CEO
Cunningham Children's Home
Urbana, IL

Jason Miller

Senior Vice President
Otterbein SeniorLife
Lebanon, Ohio

Suzanne Pugh

President & CEO
Charlotte, NC

Laurie Anne (L.A.) Spagnola

President & CEO
Board of Child Care
Baltimore, MD

Nancy Toscano

Chief Operating Officer
Richmond, VA

Mary Kemper

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