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Conference Center Staff

Learn more about the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Staff can be reached by calling the main number and the phone system will connect you to the appropriate extension as prompted.

Use of email to contact staff is highly encouraged. 

(Please note the Bishop and the Episcopal Office staff are located at the Nashville Area Episcopal Office 615.742.8834.)

Connectional Ministries – Suite 1
Office of Connectional Ministries 
615.329.1177 or 800.359.1162

Rev. Melinda Britt Melinda.Britt@tnumc.com Director of Connectional Ministries











Brad Fiscus
Brad.Fiscus@tnumc.org Director of Next Gen Discipleship

Amy Hurd, APR
Amy.Hurd@tnumc.org Director of Communications

Kylie Marino kylie.marino@tnumc.org Office Assistant & Communications Specialist

Jullie Meyer Jullie.Meyer@tnumc.org Assistant to Program Staff

Izzie Zimmerman Izzie.Zimmerman@tnumc.org Executive Assistant to the Director

Mary Lou Moore

Rev. Mary Lou Moore
Mary.Lou.Moore@tnumc.com Ministry Assistant

Deen Thompson Deen.Thompson@tnumc.org Ministry Assistant

Foundation – Suite 3
United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis & TN Conferences

Sara Finger Sara.Finger@umfmtc.org Administrative Assistant to the President

Rev. Dr. Phil Jamieson Foundation President

Rev. Dr. Phil Jamieson
Phil.Jamieson@umfmtc.org Foundation President

David Reed
David.Reed@umfmtc.org Development Officer

David Comperry
dcomperry617@gmail.com Field Staff Representative





Development Fund of TN/KY, Inc.

Tiffany Ford
Tiffany.Ford@umfmtc.org Administrator

Administration & Finance – Suite 4
Administration Services

Office email: treasurer@tnumc.org

James R. Allen JimAllen@tnumc.org Director

Melinda Parker MParker@tnumc.org Assistant Benefits Officer

Shelly Curtis shelly.curtis@tnumc.org  Assistant Treasurer

Alice Grunau alice.grunau@tnumc.org HR Specialist





Nashville Area Office of Leadership Formation and Development – Suite 5
(Formerly, Office of Ministerial Concerns)

Rev. Deborah S. Owens

Heidi S. Geib heidi.geib@tnumc.org Assistant Director

Jacob Vaughn jacob.vaughn@tnumc.org Coordinator

Additional Conference Contact information


Conference Secretary
Rev. Monica Mowdy

John Abernathy Smith Heritage Center (formerly Archives & History)
(615) 946-5277 new number 2/5/18 
Jim Havron, archivist: (615) 739-3478

Camp & Retreat Ministries
Russell Casteel
(615) 921-9264

Disaster Response
Rev. Robert Craig