Union’s Alumni/ae Council is a volunteer group of up to 30 graduates who represent the varied constituencies of Union alumni/ae. Council members are committed to:
- Sustaining an ongoing institutional relationship between Union and its alumni/ae.
- Promoting spiritual, material, and voluntary service among alumni/ae in support of Union.
- Providing advice and counsel regarding Union’s mission and ministries.
- Strengthening and guiding The Union Alumni/ae Network and helping to cultivate a culture of “going back” and “giving back” among alumni/ae.
- Recognizing service by Union alumni/ae to church, academy, and society through the Unitas Distinguished Alumni/ae Award. Nominate someone for the Unitas Award here.
Click here to nominate an alumnus/a for election to the Council. Please submit a short bio along with a statement of why this person is interested in serving on the Council, as well as the contribution they hope to make. Self-nominations are welcome. Ordinarily, Council members serve two three-year terms. The Council meets twice a year, in October and February, at Union.
For more information about the Alumni/ae Council, please contact Director of Emily Odom at email@example.com.
The Rev. David Cowell ’94 (2019/1)
Dr. Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda ’01 (2018/1)
Professor of Christian Ethics
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Graduate Theological Union
Dr. David A. Sánchez ’06 (2019/2)
Director, American Cultures Studies
Associate Professor of Early Christianity
Loyola Marymount University
District of Columbia
The Rev. Karen S. Byrne ’07 (2018/1)
Member, First Congregational UCC
The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas ’95(2018/1)
Rector, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church
The Rev. Dr. Linda E. Thomas ’81 (2017/2+)
Professor of Theology and Anthropology
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
The Rev. Emily Enders Odom ’90 (2018/1)
Director of Alumni/ae Relations
Union Theological Seminary
The Rev. John C. Allen ’13 (2019/1)
Ben Sanders ’08 (2018/1)
Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics
Eden Theological Seminary
Requithelia E. Allen ’16 (2019/1)
The Rev. William Critzman ’14 (2017/1)
Minister of Discipleship
First Presbyterian Church
Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke ’89, ’96 (2019/2)
Rector, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
Christopher Jones ’13 (2018/1)
The Rev. Kymberly McNair ’08 ’09 (2018/2+)
Minister for Community Engagement and Education
Bedford Presbyterian Church
Coordinator for Community Engagement and Education
My Sisters’ Place
The Rev. Thomas J. Philipp ’62 (2019/2)
Pastor, Old South Haven Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Dr. Storm Swain ’99 ’09 (2018/2)
Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Theology
Director of Anglican Studies
Lutheran Theological Seminary
The Rev. Sharon Key ’84 (2019/1)
The Rev. Sharon L. Moe ’86 (2018/1)