The Shared Learning Committee is comprised of leaders and emerging leaders of United Methodist-related ministries that serve children, youth, families, older adults, persons with development disabilities, and communities in general.

Committee members’ purpose and responsibilities:

  • Discuss key trends and issues affecting UMA members
  • Review education proposals for the 2020 UMA Annual Meeting
  • Make recommendations for locations and educational content for Shared Learning Events
  • Serve as ambassadors of the UMA shared learning by encouraging submission of education proposals and participation in events
  • Offer onsite support for events

Rob McMonagle, Co-Chair

Vice President, Talent Development & Acquisition
Asbury Communities
Frederick, MD


Susan Sharp, Co-Chair

Vice President of Philanthropy
United Methodist Communities
Neptune, NJ


Todd Andrews

Vice President of Master Planning
Asbury Communities
Frederick, MD


Sheila Bundy, RN

Director of Healthcare Service, VP Quality and Compliance
Wesbury United Methodist R.C.
Meadville, PA


Doug Flasher

Chief Operating Officer
Simpson Senior Services
Bala Cynwyd, PA


Maria Hagadorn

Director of Philanthropy
Aldersgate
Charlotte, NC


Rev. Karen Kagiyama

Director of Pastoral Care
Wesley Woods
Atlanta, GA


Rev. Julie Hager Love

President/CEO
Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes
Nicholasville, KY


Matt Obert

Vice President of Operations
Chaddock
Quincy, IL


Cindy Pyles

Resource Development Manager
Burlington UM Family Services, Inc.
Keyser, WV


John Shadowens

President/CEO
Spero Family Services
Mt. Vernon, IL


Nicole Smith

Executive Director of MD & DC Programs
Board of Child Care
Baltimore, MD


Adalay Wilson, LCSW

Vice President of Community Based Services
UMFS
Richmond, VA