Annual Meeting Planning Committee

The Annual Meeting Planning Committee is comprised of leaders and emerging leaders member ministries that serve children, youth, families, older adults, persons with development disabilities, and communities.

Committee members’ purpose and responsibilities:

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


Colleen Ryan Mallon, Chair

Chief Growth Officer
Boulder, CO

Cameron Bishop, LCSW, Vice-Chair

President and CEO
Wesley Glen Ministries
Macon, GA

Valerie Bundy

Director of Quality
Spero Family Services
Mount Vernon, IL

Barb Certa-Werner

Clergy Assistant to the Bishop
Wisconsin Conference, UMC
Sun Prairie, WI

Cindy Fisher

Director of Communication & Mission Outreach
Presbyterian Home for Children
Talladega, AL

Mindy Hall

Vice President of Development
CC Young Senior Living
Dallas, TX

Paige Hall, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Director of Human Resources
Cunningham Children’s Home
Urbana, IL

Mia Johnson

President and CEO
Burlington United Methodist Family Services
Burlington, WV

Rev. Karen Kagiyama

O. Wayne Rollins Director of Pastoral Care
Wesley Woods Senior Living
Atlanta, GA

Nicole Maag

Chief of Residential Services
Brio Living Services
Chelsea, MI

Ron Patti

Chief Operating Officer
United Methodist Homes
Binghamton, NY

David Rayha

Vice President, Operations
United Methodist Communities
Neptune, NJ

Laurie Ann “LA” Spagnola, MSW

President & CEO
Board of Child Care
Baltimore, MD

Jeff VanCamp

Executive Director
Chaddock Children’s Foundation
Quincy, IL