Leadership

2021 Assoc Board
The Union Gospel Mission is led by a Board of Directors. The men and women who serve on the Board determine policies, guide financial decisions, and hire the Executive Director, who oversees the operations and staff at each of the outreaches.

 

DIRECTORS (in alphabetical order): Bob Cook, Brad Crockett (1st Vice President), Dave Deters, Mike Drew (President), Jim Dunn, Mary Edmonds (Secretary), Rick Fiedler (2nd Vice President), Mike Fosbury, Mark Fox, Dan Green, Eric Green, Keith Green, Gordy Gregg, Charlie Jackson, Kristi Kinsinger, Steve Lowry, Pat Matson, Judy McGruder, Devin Mecham, Ken Miller, Richard Penn (Treasurer), Tom Richardson, LaChelle Rosenbaum, Vern Scoggin, Charlie Wells, Becca White

 

UGM Foundation Directors
The UGM Foundation exists to steward funds donated for the expansion and preservation of the Union Gospel Mission Association.

 

DIRECTORS (in alphabetical order): Art Coffey, Kjirstin Graham, Dan Green (Vice President), Eric Green,  Herb Landis (Secretary), James Moore, Ed Schlect (President), Vern Scoggin (Treasurer), Steve Yoshihara

 

 

 

 

The Union Gospel Mission recognizes that staff members are our most valuable resource. More than 150 people are employed across the various outreaches.

 

 

Executive Director

Senior Leadership Team

Dean Bitz

Dean Bitz

Director of Operations

Steve Ellisen

Steve Ellisen

Director of Development

Joel Brown 2021-2

Joel Brown

Director of Ministries

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Don Hemmer

Director of Human Resources

JoAnn Zajicek

JoAnn Zajicek

Director of Women’s Ministries

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Department Directors

Barb Comito

Barb Comito

Director of Marketing & Communications

Danny Beard

Danny Beard

Strategic Partnerships

Gwen Schwartz

Gwen Schwartz

Director of Advancement & Legacy Partnerships

Greg Barclay

Greg Barclay

Director of Volunteers

Gayle Havercroft

Gayle Havercroft

Director of Facilities

Sonny Westbrook

Sonny Westbrook

Staff Chaplain

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Linda Ziehnert

Director of Community Engagement

Diane Hutton

Diane Hutton

Crisis Shelter for Women & Children Director

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Esther Sellers

Director of Women’s Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall

Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown

Director of Youth Outreach

Lee Brown

Lee Brown

Director of Thrift Store Operations

Jim Stroh

Jim Stroh

General Manager of UGM Motors