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Joseph Priestley District

The Joseph Priestley District includes seventy congregations in the District of Columbia and five states: southern New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, central and eastern Pennsylvania, and northern Virginia.

100 W. 10th St., Suite 1008
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 778-4564
(toll-free) (800) 351-6637
(fax) (302) 778-4590
office [at] jpduua [dot] org

District Staff

  • Rev. David Pyle, District Executive
    dpyle [at] uua [dot] org
  • Cristina Sanchis, District Administrator
    csanchis [at] uua [dot] org
  • Andrew Mertz, Director for Youth and Young Adult Programs
    andrew [at] jpduua [dot] org
  • Joan Priest, Director of Development
    joan [at] jpduua [dot] org 
  • Paula Cole Jones, Director for Racial and Social Justice
    pcolejones [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jillian Conway, Administrative Assistant
    jillian [at] jpduua [dot] org
  • Sandra Greenfield, Director of the Adjunct Staff Program
    sandra [at] jpduua [dot] org
  • Dennis Wellnitz, District President
    wellnitz [at] astro [dot] umd [dot] edu

Central East Regional Staff

Regional Lead

Rev. Joan Van Becelaere jvanbecelaere [at] uua [dot] orgg

CER Congregational Life Staff

  • Andrea Lerner, District Executive, Metro New York 
    alerner [at] uua [dot] org
  • David Pyle, District Executive, Joseph Priestley Districct
    dpyle [at] uua [dot] org
  • Evin Carvill-Ziemer, Congregational Life Staff
    eziemer [at] uua [dot] org
  • Hope Johnson, Congregational Life Staff
    hjohnson [at] uua [dot] org
  • Megan Foley, Congregational Life Staff
    mfoley [at] uua [dot] org
  • Patricia Infante, Regional Faith Development Consultant
    pinfante [at] uua [dot] org (pinfante @
  • Raziq Brown, Youth and Young Adult Coordinator
    rbrown [at] uua [dot] org
  • Rev. Renee Ruchotzke, Regional Leadership Development Consultant
    rruchotzke [at] uua [dot] org (rruchotzke @
  • Beth Casebolt, CER Communications Consultant
    bcasebolt [at] uua [dot] org (bcasebolt @
  • Cristina Sanchis, Regional Administrator
    csanchis [at] uua [dot] org
  • Jillian Conway, Regional Administrator
    jconway [at] uua [dot] org
  • Susan Tabone, Regional Administrator
    stabone [at] uua [dot] org

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