Executive Board

Jackie White, President

Jackie joined UUCSH in 2011 and has served in elected leadership as a member of the Nominating Committee. She has taught RE classes, served on the RE Vision Team, and served as a FLASH advisor.  She is a member of the choir and has been the chair of the Service Auction for several years. Jackie holds a PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked at various pharmaceutical companies and is currently a Director in the Investigational Material Supply Chain group at Celgene. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys gardening, quilting and cooking.

Contact: president@uucsh.org

Scott Kitchen, Vice President

Scott joined UUCSH in 1997. He has served in elected leadership before as a member of the Leadership Development Committee, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and as Chair of the Ministerial Search Committee that brought Rev. Jennifer to UUCSH. He has taught RE, co-led an adult RE class, chaired the Committee On Shared Ministry, served on and chaired the Worship Associates, and currently sings in the choir. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from MIT in Materials Science & Engineering. He is currently a Mechanical Engineer and works for the US government. In his spare time, he plays Scrabble competitively, roots for the Mets and Giants, and listens to a wide variety of podcasts.  Stay tuned for a picture!

Wynn Schulz, Finance Committee Chair

Wynn joined UUCSH in 2004, and has previously served in elected leadership as Treasurer and Board of Trustees member. He’s active in many Congregation ministries, including Worship Associates, Choir, and Green Team committee where he helped spearhead the Congregration’s original accreditation as a Green Sanctuary.  He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, and works as Product Manager in the Information Technology sector. In his spare time, he enjoys bike riding, playing guitar, and rooting for the Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers.

Contact: treasurer@uucsh.org

Amy O’Connell, Secretary

Board of Trustees

  • Greg Belmonte
  • Bill Kleppinger
  • Louis Sapirman
  • Youth Representative – Kira Edgar

Nominating Committee (NOM)

  • Adam Dickinson
  • Ed Horch
  • John Ludwigsen

Groups and Committees

Adult Choir – Susan Schneider, choir@uucsh.org

Better Than Ever – Ann Perry, BTE@uucsh.org
A group of senior adults who enjoy going on local adventures together.

Building and Grounds – Missy Staples, building@uucsh.org

Caring – Ann Colodner, caring@uucsh.org
This committee supports the congregation in times of need and in times of joy. Support ranges from sending kind notes to arranging for home- cooked meals, transportation to medical appointments, and addressing other needs.

Circle Suppers – Nicole Dickinson, CircleSuppers@uucsh.org
Sign up for community and fun at the welcome desk. All are welcome. Bring a dish to share and join in the conversation.

Community Plate – Brent White, CommunityPlate@uucsh.org
During every worship service and special event, we pass baskets for a free-will donation. We donate 50% of these collections to social organizations both in our community and in the larger world.

Finance – Frank Hershkowitz, treasurer@uucsh.org

FLASH – Kelly Dziak, Ed Horch, FLASH@uucsh.org
Future Leaders at Somerset Hills (youth group).

Giving Network – Mark Allison, givingnetwork@gmail.com
An all-volunteer outreach program of this congregation, which makes more than 1,000 deliveries annually of food, furniture, and household goods to families in need across Somerset County.

Green Sanctuary – Nadine Sapirman, GreenSanctuary@uucsh.org
This team works to minimize our congregation’s impact on the earth while promoting at-home Earth-friendly practices, as well.

Membership – Scott Kitchen, membership@uucsh.org

Men’s Group – Dan Colodner, Rob Edgar, mensgroup@uucsh.org

Newsletter – Avianca Bouchedid, uucsh@uucsh.org

Order of Worship – Avianca Bouchedid, uucsh@uucsh.org

Public Relations – David Milkes, davetoon@optonline.net

Religious Exploration – Sarah Ahrens, DRE@uucsh.org
This includes Coming of Age, Neighboring Faiths, Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education, and Campus Ministry.

Service Auction – Jackie White, president@uucsh.org
Our largest fundraiser typically held in the Fall.

Social Action – Michelle Edgar, justice@uucsh.org

Sound System – Ed Horch, ed@horch.org

Stewardship – Wynn Schulz, stewardship@uucsh.org
Every pledge is vitally important. All that we do at UUCSH depends on the financial support of our members and friends through pledges made during the annual Stewardship campaign.

Ushers – Kristine Hansen, ushers@uucsh.org

Website – Avianca Bouchedid, uucsh@uucsh.org

Worship Associates – WorshipAssociates@uucsh.org
Help to lead Sunday morning services, as well as assist the worship lead with key elements of the service.

Still not sure with whom to speak? Contact our Board President, Jackie White, president@uucsh.org