For District Superintendents and Staff, please see the Districts under About Us

Episcopal and Conference Office:

77 W. Washington Street, Suite 1820, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 346-9766 – Fax: (312) 214-9031

Bishop Sally Dyck
ext. 702,

Rev. Arlene Christopherson
Assistant to the Bishop & Director of Connectional Ministries – ext. 713,

Marva Andrews
Administrative Assistant – ext. 702,

Rev. Deborah Tinsley Taylor
Conference Secretary –

Congregational Development and Redevelopment:

77 W. Washington Street, Suite 1820, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 346-9766 – Fax: (312) 346-9730

Rev. Jongmin Martin Lee
Director – ext. 708,

Administrative Services:

77 W. Washington St., Suite 1820, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 346-9766 – Fax: (312) 346-7160

Lonnie Chafin
Treasurer/Director – ext. 722,

David Quinn
Apportionments Administrator/Data Warehouse Coordinator – ext. 741,

Woody Bedell
Dir. of Human Resources & Benefits – ext. 707,

LaMeise Turner
Benefits Administrator – ext. 720,

Ria Hatzidakis
Accounting Assistant/Harvest 2020  – ext. 735,

Dwayne Jackson
Director of Risk Management & Ministry Protection
312-783-5845

Nicole Minter
Accounts Payable – ext. 726,

Mohamad (Mo) Darwish
Information Technology Manager– ext. 729

Athena Staveris
Accounting Director – ext. 730,

Jenny Ansay
JFON Attorney – ext. 739

United Methodist Foundation:

www.nicumf.org

Chris Walters
President ext. 703

Janet Boryk
Planned Giving ext. 706 

Carolyn Cook
Assistant ext. 701 

Joann Turner
Bookkeeper ext. 705 

Connectional Ministries:

77 W. Washington St., Suite 1820, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 346-9766 – Fax: (312) 346-7160

Rev. Arlene Christopherson
Dir. of Connectional Ministries/Assistant to the Bishop – ext. 713

Anne Marie Gerhardt
Director of Communications – ext. 766, agerhardt@umcnic.org,

Megan Casey
Administrative Assistant/Communications Specialist – ext. 764

Laura Lopez 
Administrative Assistant/Event Planner – ext. 724

United Media Resource Center

Jill Stone
Director – Phone: 217-529-2744 email: or

Disaster Response:

Rev. Christina Vosteen
Disaster Response Coordinator –

Outdoor and Retreat Ministries

Jeff Casey
Director  – (800) NIC-CAMP,
200 Stam St., Williams Bay, WI 53191
Fax: (262) 245-1446
www.nicoutdoors.org

to Top

Print Friendly