INTRODUCING THE 2012-2015
UNITED THANK OFFERING BOARD
The Episcopalians introduced here were chosen through election and appointment to serve the Episcopal Church USA through service to the United Thank Offering Board.
Africa Member-At-Large
Anne Gordon Curran –
Diocese of Virginia

Second Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities:
Grants Committee
Covenant Network Committee
Communications Committee
Publications
Historian

Experiences:
Church UTO Coordinator for 8 years.
Diocesan UTO Coordinator for 3 years.
 Province III UTO Alternate for 4 1/2 years.
 My second term on the UTO Board.
Worked on the “Theology of Thankfulness” Sub- committee during the study
Serve as a lay reader and Prayers of the People reader at church
Served on the Diocesan ECW Board (8 years) Women of St. Stephen’s Board (8 years)
Vice President of Programs
Social Worker
Licensed Psychotherapist


Province 7: Renee Haney -- Diocese of Northwest Texas
First Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities:
Secretary
Face to Face Committee Convener
Inspirational Materials
Continuing Review Committee
Finance Committee
Experiences:
ECW President, Parish
ECW Diocesan Board
ECW Province Secretary
Christian Formation Committee Chair
Co-Chair, Youth Committee,
Diocese of Kansas
Lay Eucharistic Minister
Daughter of the King
Province 2:
Lois Johnson Rodney
-- Diocese of Long Island

Second Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities
Finance Officer
Finance Committee Convener
Executive Committee
Face to Face Committee
Search Committee
Experiences:
ECW President – Parish
Sunday School Teacher
Vestry Member
Senior Warden
Junior Warden
Diocesan UTO Coordinator
Recipient: Bishop's Cross
for Distinguished Parochial Service
President
Barbi Tinder
Province 1 Rep
-- Diocese of Maine
Interim Member-At-Large
Latin America

Second Term on UTO Board

Board Responsibilities:
President
Executive Committee Convener
Covenant Network Committee
ECW/UTO Joint Committee

Grant Committee Convener
Grant Training Development
Board Photographer/Videographer
Face to Face Committee
Search Committee
Experiences:
Life-long Episcopalian
ECW President—Parish, Diocese and Province
Bishop Search Committee
Presenter – Anti-Racism
Presenter/Trainer – Women of Vision
Travel Consultant
Public School Board Member
Province 4: Marcie Chérau
– Diocese of Georgia

First Term UTO Board
Board Responsibilities
ECW/UTO Joint Committee Co
Triennial Meeting Booth Convener
Grant Stories Reporter
Experiences
ECW President—Parish, Diocese
CPC Chair – Diocese
UTO Coordinator – Parish, Diocese
ECW National Board – Province 4 Rep
Crusillo – Georgia 1996
EFM Graduate
Public School Administrator – 34 years
Ed. D. – Public Education
Province 5: Margaret "Peg" Cooper – Diocese of Missouri
First Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities
Educational Materials
Historian
Grant Stories Reporter
Social Networking
Experiences
UTO Coordinator—Diocese, Parish
ECW Diocesan Board
Triennial Delegate Three Times
Professor – Anatomy
Ph.D. Anatomy
Province 6:
Robin Woods Sumners – Diocese of Colorado

First Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities:
Communications Committee Convener
Public Relations
Publications
Website
Graphic Design
Face to Face Committee
Grant Committee
Experiences:
Life-Long Episcopalian
Daughter of the King Trainer
Diocesan UTO Coordinator
ECW Diocesan President
Diocesan Standing Committee
Business Owner
Ph.D. – Child Development
Vice-President
Province 8: Barbara Schafer
—Diocese of Nevada

First Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities:
Vice President
Covenant Network Committee

Diocesan Network Committee Convener
Triennial Meeting Office Convener
Face to Face Committee
Experiences:
ECW President, Parish
UTO Coordinator, Parish
Deputy, General Convention
Delegate, Triennial Meeting
Telecommunications Manager
University Business Lector
MHROD - Master Human Resources
Organization Development
Asia Member-At-Large: Georgie White –
Diocese of Atlanta

Second Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities:
Continuing Review Committee Convener
Covenant Network Committee
Grant Committee
Board Materials Producer
Experiences:
Parish Usher
UTO Coordinator: Parish, Diocese
UTO Advisor ECW Board, Diocese of Atlanta
Business Woman
Officer, Atlanta Business Women Organization
Province 9:
Olga Arevalo--
Diocese of Ecuador Literal

Second Term on UTO Board
Board Responsibilities
Covenant Network Committee Convener
Diocesan Network Committee
Historian
Publications
Experiences:
Teacher
UTO Coordinator for Ecuador
UTO BOARD MEMBERS LISTEN TO PRESENTATION
AT THE FALL 2012 MEETING
"Our Change Changes Lives"
Board Member Photos by Peg Cooper, Province 5 Rep
United Thank Offering Staff and Support
Connie Skidmore, Parliamentarian
Michelle Jobson, Grant Associate
Maria Atondo,
Translator
Board Responsibilities
Communications Committee:
Social Media and Blog

Diocesan Network Committee

Experiences:
Vestry.  Senior Warden
Parish/ Diocesan rep for UTO
Diocesan rep
for Anglican Fellowship of Prayer
Phoebe Needles Retreat Center Board
Diocesan Cursillo Board
Lay Eucharistic Minister
Reading/ literacy specialist for 30 years
Province 3: Dena Lee
– Diocese of Virginia