Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Oak Park, IL | 2020.09 – 2022.05

Head of staff, preaching and worship, pastoral care, collaborative leadership with the Board of Trustees, Congregational Life engagement, welcoming, and membership, compassionately leading justice issues in the congregation and local community, and so many other exciting initiatives and responsibilities.

Ministerial Intern

Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Oak Park, IL | 2020.09 – 2022.05

Ministerial Intern under the supervision of Rev. Dawn Cooley. Responsibilities focused on worship and preaching, mission statement initiatives (Welcoming All and Inspiring Compassion), pastoral care, pastoral support for mental health support group, faith in action support, 8th Principle Group support, and adult religious education. Experienced ministerial transition. Observed congregation’s governance work with regional staff lead, Rev. David Pyle.

Congregational Administrator

Morristown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Morristown, NJ | 2013.09 – 2018.02

Responsibilities included welcoming, engagement, membership, caring, volunteer recruitment, leadership development, denominational affairs, capital campaign experience, buildings and grounds, stewardship, budgeting, publications, communications, finances and all administrative aspects including supervision of administrative staff.


Chicago Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity
May 2022

Drew Theological School

Master of Divinity

Clinical Pastoral Education

Chaplain, Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Sexual Boundaries Certificate

Drew University

Trained 8th/9th Grade OWL Facilitator



UUAMP liaison to the UUA Office of Church Staff Finances

2019.07 – Present

As a member of a UU professional organization I represent the UUAMP Board for the UUA Office of Church Staff Finances on issues related to employment practices, benefits, and fair compensation.

Unitarian Universalist Association of Membership Professionals Board of Trustees

Vice President
2019.07 – 2020.06

Primary project was the creation of a Code of Professional Conduct.

Unitarian Universalist Association of Membership Professionals Board of Trustees

2017.07 – 2019.06

Maintained financial records and advised Board and membership on budget planning and financial matters.

MidAtlantic District of the Unitarian Universalist Association (Now CER)

Registration Administrator
May 2014, 2015, 2016

Prepared registration packets, recruited volunteers for registration desk, volunteered at registration desk.


UUA GA Workshop: Meaning Making and Formation with Families

Co-led with QuianaDenae Perkins and Dr. Elías Ortega

This workshop sought to deepen our understanding of faith formation as a family practice. It addressed how our meaning-making practices can nurture deeper roots of UU identity and faith. It centered on the experiences of mixed-race families, BIPOC, and Queer perspectives.

BLUU Berries Workshop: Getting in Formation: A Faith Formation Parent Round Table

Co-led with Dr. Elías Ortega

Discussed the foundations of faith formation, faith formation for children of color, and practical ways to implement formation in everyday life.

Grief Rituals

Spring 2020

Four Zoom rituals for UUAMP and other religious professionals. A ritual around a home altar to honor the grief of the pandemic while recognizing the chaos of the time which brings new life and rebirth.

UUAMP Workshop: The Spirituality of Service

UUAMP Professional Days
Milwaukee, WI

Recruiting volunteers who are passionate can seem impossible. This workshop explored the spiritual aspects of volunteer services as they relate to interests, skills, and ownership in a congregation.