Our Board and Committees
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.
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.
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 – email@example.com
Better Than Ever – BTE@uucsh.org
A group of senior adults who enjoy going on local adventures together.
Building and Grounds – firstname.lastname@example.org
Caring – email@example.com
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 – 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 – 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
FLASH – FLASH@uucsh.org
Future Leaders at Somerset Hills (youth group).
Giving Network – email@example.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 – 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Group – email@example.com
Newsletter – firstname.lastname@example.org
Order of Worship – email@example.com
Public Relations – firstname.lastname@example.org
Religious Exploration – DRE@uucsh.org
This includes Coming of Age, Neighboring Faiths, Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education, and Campus Ministry.
Service Auction – email@example.com
Our largest fundraiser typically held in the Fall.
Social Action – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sound System – Ed Horch, email@example.com
Stewardship – firstname.lastname@example.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 – email@example.com
Website – firstname.lastname@example.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 at email@example.com.