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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    VIM Steering Committee

    UNY VIM Co-Chairs

    Roger Cullen is a retired research department finance manager from Cornell University. He is a Volunteer-in-Mission to various domestic, Nicaraguan, Costa Rican and Haitian sites. He served as a long term volunteer Finance Manager at Red Bird Mission, Ky., 2008-09. Roger is a member of Ionia United Methodist Church.  

    Donna Cullen is a retired policy administrator from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a volunteer for Children’s Disaster Ministries and a Volunteer-in-Mission locally, nationally and internationally. Donna is a member of Ionia United Methodist Church.

    Roger and Donna can be reached at or at (585) 398-1282. They encourage interested individuals to Like the Upper New York VIM Facebook page to get the latest information on training and teams as well as reports from returning teams and news from the jurisdiction, UMCOR, and Global Ministries.

    Northeastern Jurisdiction UMVIM Coordinator:

    Ray Yarnall:

    The UNY District Representatives are:

    Linda Campbell
    Dom Corsi
    Eric Olsen

    Sylvester Doyer
    Jack Hill
    Jan Huston
    Beth Long-Velasquez
    Susan Solomon

    John Conklin

    Tom and Linda Cooper
    Molly Golando
    Lee Capodagli

    Mike Block
    Bob Mueller

    Finger Lakes

    Genesee Valley
    Mary Lou Buck


    Mountain View

    Niagara Frontier
    Ray Noell

    Northern Flow
    Marvin Reimer
    Sylvia Reimer

    Raymond Howland

    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."