Staff Directory

The more than 50-member staff oversees and administers the mission and ministries that connect the 641 churches of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. They provide resources in finances and stewardship, operations, pensions and health benefits, communications, and connectional and regional ministries. A staff directory is below. Contact them directly or call 410-309-3400.


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Bishop's Office | Appointive Cabinet | Executive Staff | Communications | Congregational Development | Connectional Ministries | Finance/Operations | Human Resources | Baltimore Region | Southern Region | Washington Region | Western Region

Bishop's Office

 

Debbie Albrecht

Debbie Albrecht

Administrative Assistant to the Episcopal Office
410-309-3456

Cynthia Taylor

Cynthia Taylor

Conference Secretary

 

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Appointive Cabinet

 

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Executive Staff

Bill Brown

Bill Brown

Interim Director of New Faith Expressions

Paul Eichelberger

Paul Eichelberger

Conference Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer
410-309-3424

Christie Latona

Christie Latona

Director, Connectional Ministries
410-290-7310

Melissa Lauber

Melissa Lauber

Director of Communications
410-309-3455

 

Rev. Conrad O. Link

Rev. Conrad O. Link

Cumberland-Hagerstown District Superintendent
410-309-3442

Rev. Antoine 'Tony' Love

Rev. Antoine “Tony” Love

Assistant to the Bishop
410-309-3473

Rev. Rodney Smothers

Rev. Rodney T. Smothers

Director of Leadership and Congregational Development
410-309-9958

Francess Tagoe

Francess Tagoe

Director of Human Resources & Benefits
410-309-3479

 

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Communications

Melissa Lauber

Melissa Lauber

Director of Communications
410-309-3455

Rev. Erik Alsgaard

Rev. Erik Alsgaard

Managing Editor
410-309-3453

Alison Burdett

Alison Burdett

Multimedia Producer
410-309-3428

Myca Jones

Myca Jones

Media Producer / Webmaster
410-290-7303

 

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Congregational Development

 

Jo Chesson

Jo Chesson

Project Manager
410-309-3490

Rev. Rodney Smothers

Rev. Rodney T. Smothers

Director of Leadership and Congregational Development
410-309-9958

 

 

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Connectional Ministries

Cheryl Cook

Cheryl Cook

Coordinator of Young People and Special Projects
410-309-3446

Emma Escobar

Emma Escobar

Coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries
410-309-3426

Katie Filano

Katie Filano

Program Manager, Connectional Ministries
410-290-7302

Rev. Joey Heath

Rev. Joey Heath

Campus Minister, American University
202-885-3304

Rev. Sandi E. Johnson

Rev. Sandi E. Johnson

Deaf Ministries
719-491-2750

Amy Marshall

Administrator, West River Center
410-867-0991

Delores Martin

Delores Martin

Conference Lay Leader
410-290-7312

Rev. John W. Nupp

Rev. John W. Nupp

Executive Minister of Call and Clergy Care
240-581-9543

Chris Schlieckert

Chris Schlieckert

Director, Retreat & Camping Ministries
800-922-6795

Rev. Brett Pinder

Rev. Brett Pinder

Campus Minister, University of Maryland
443-553-7375

Rev. Lloyd Rollins

Rev. Lloyd Rollins

Africa University Development Office
410-309-3485

Robert W. Shindle

Robert W. Shindle

Archives & History Director
410-889-4458

Emily Smiley

Emily Smiley

Deaf Ministries
443-330-2751

Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads

Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads

Director of Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center
301-834-7244

Elizabeth Stemley

Elizabeth Stemley

President, United Methodist Women
410-290-7312

Joyce White

Joyce White

Archives & History Associate
410-889-4458

 

bill weller

Bill Weller

President, United Methodist Men
410-354-5533

Rev. Cynthia Zirlott

Campus Minister, Frostburg University

 

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Finance/Operations

 

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Human Resources

 

Francess Tagoe

Francess Tagoe

Director of Human Resources & Benefits
410-309-3479

Karen Conroy

Karen Conroy

Human Resources and Benefits Administrator
410-309-3430

 

 

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Baltimore Region

Rev. Wanda Duckett

Rev. Ann LaPrade

Rev. Ann Laprade

Baltimore Suburban District Superintendent
410-309-3448

John Gauthier

John Gauthier

Baltimore Suburban District Administrator
410-290-7311

Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor

Baltimore Metropolitan District Administrator
410-309-3447

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Southern Region

Rev. Rebecca Iannicelli

Rev. Rebecca Iannicelli

Washington East District Superintendent
410-309-3472

Rev. Evan Young

Rev. Evan Young

Annapolis District Superintendent
410-309-3445

Willine Kamara

Willine Kamara

Annapolis District Administrator
410-309-3441

Christol Medley

Christol Medley

Washington East District Administrator
410-309-3439

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Washington Region

Rev. Gerard A. Green, Jr.

Rev. Gerard A. Green, Jr.

Greater Washington District Superintendent
410-309-3432

Rev. JW Park

Rev. JW Park

Central Maryland District Superintendent
410-309-3434

Sophie Amer

Sophie Amer

Central Maryland District Administrator
410-309-3493

Olivia Gross

Olivia Gross

Greater Washington District Administrator
410-309-3443

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Western Region

Rev. Conrad O. Link

Rev. Conrad O. Link

Cumberland-Hagerstown District Superintendent
410-309-3442

Rev. Edgardo Rivera

Rev. Edgardo Rivera

Frederick District Superintendent
410-309-3480

Tonia Bennett

Tonia Bennett

Frederick District Administrator
410-309-3480

Penny Gaver

Penny Gaver

Cumberland-Hagerstown District Administrator
410-309-3442

 

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