Sabbatical coverage schedule announced for MACUCC staff

5/14/2013

Because numerous members of the Massachusetts Conference Executive staff joined the staff at the same time, this summer is seeing a confluence of sabbatical times.

"We have a great staff that works well together, and we have come up with a schedule that assures adequate summer coverage while allowing staff to take the sabbatical and vacation time to which they are entitled," said Conference Minister and President Jim Antal.

Staff members will be off, as follows. In all cases, staff have arranged their calendars and commitments to allow for this time.

  • Andy Gustafson, Associate Conference Minister for Stewardship and Financial Development, will be on sabbatical May 25 - August 26. Messages to be given to Andy upon his return may be left with his assistant, Karen Methot, at methotk@macucc.org.
     
  • Wendy Vander Hart, Associate Conference Minister working in the Andover, Essex and Metropolitan Boston Associations, will be on sabbatical or on vacation for the months of July and August.  Messages to be given to Wendy upon her return may be left with her assistant, Colin Loggins, at  waltham@macucc.org.  For more immediate needs, see below for who is covering in Wendy's absence. 
     
  • Don Remick, Associate Conference Minister for the Barnstable, Old Colony and Pilgrim Associations and staff to the Church Development Council, will be on sabbatical or on vacation in July and August.  Messages to be given to Don upon his return may be left with his assistant, Martha Goodman, at goodmanm@macucc.org. For more immediate needs, see below for who is covering.
     
  • Jill Graham, Associate Conference Minister working in the Berkshire, Franklin and Hampden Associations. will be on vacation for a week in July and from Aug. 19 – September 8.  Messages to be given to Jill upon her return may be left with Jill’s Assistant, Maureen Jagodowski, at  western@macucc.org.  For more immediate needs, see below for who is covering.
     
  • Minister and President Jim Antal will be on vacation July 5 – August 1.  Messages to be given to Jim upon his return may be left with his assistant, Patti Babcock, at babcockp@macucc.org.  For more immediate needs, see below for who is covering. 

 

Coverage During General Synod, June 26 - July 4:
Jill Graham and Ellie Richardson will remain in the Massachusetts Conference and provide coverage while Jim Antal, Peter Wells, Andy Gustafson, Dawn Hammod and Don Remick are at General Synod.

Coverage for July and August:
For the month of July, Peter Wells (wellsp@macucc.org) will serve as the Associate Conference Minister in charge. For the month of August, Jim Antal (antalj@macucc.org) will share coverage with Jill Graham (August 1-18) and Acting Associate Conference Minister Kelly Gallagher (August 19-31).

 
 
 

 



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