Résumé

 

Education

  • Doctor of Ministry, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA: 2011 - 2017

  • Master of Divinity, Starr King School for the Ministry, Berkeley, CA: 1994 - 1997

  • Master of Arts, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT: 1989 - 1990

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Denver, Denver, CO: 1981 - 1985

  • FaithTrust Institute, Healthy Boundaries 101 & 201: 4/2019

  • UUA Pacific District Leadership School, Berkeley, CA: 7/1995

Related Employment

  • Minister, Mount Vernon Unitarian Church, Alexandria, VA     8/2008 - Present

  • Minister, Meadville Unitarian Church, Meadville, PA            8/1998 - 7/2008

  • Intern Minister, First Universalist Church, Denver, CO            8/1996 - 5/1997

  • Chaplain Resident, Swedish Medical Center, Littleton, CO    8/1997 - 8/1998         

  • Basic Clinical Pastoral Education, Bethesda Behavioral Health, Denver CO                       Adult Psychiatric Unit                                                 5/1996 - 8/1999

  • Director of Religious Education, Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation,

            Fremont, CA                                                            9/1994 - 5/1996

 

Other Work Experience

  • Activist and Fundraiser, Greenpeace USA, Boulder, CO            6/1992 - 3/1994

  • Intern/Volunteer, New Alchemy Institute, Falmouth, MA             8/1989 - 1991

  • Volunteer, Peace Corps, Costa Rica                                       10/1988 - 1/1989         (Left early due to adverse reaction to malaria medication)

  • Clerk & Freelance Writer, Boulder Daily Camera, Boulder, CO    1985 - 1987     (Features Department of daily newspaper)

 

Related Skills and Experience

  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing

  • Published author; newspaper, compilations and book (pub. 6/2021)

  • Experienced teacher, group facilitator, pastoral care

  • Interfaith community leader

  • Youth advisor in church and camp settings

  • Curriculum development

  • Story teller

  • Project coordinator

 

Current Volunteer Service

  • UUMA Ministerial Conference at Berry Street                              2014-Present

  • UUA Advocate                                                                      2014-Present

  • UUA Transitions Coach                                                           2016-Present

Professional Memberships

  • Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association                                     

  • Chesapeake Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association, Regional Chapter