The Preachers' Aid Society of New England, Inc. is a Massachusetts (501)(c)(3) non-profit religious corporation. It is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Directors who give freely of their time, talent and energy because of their deep personal commitment to the work of our pastors and their ministries. Each is chosen because he or she brings gifts to the work of the Board that contributes to the overall success of our mission. Those serving on the Board of Directors are:

Paul Parks, Jr. - President of the Board of Directors
Providence, Rhode Island— Retired Executive Director

Cathryn Fogel, M.D. - First Vice President of the Board of Directors
Manchester, Connecticut—Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Oscar Harrell, Ph.D.  – Second Vice President of the Board of Directors
Sudbury, Massachusetts—Retired Educator and Conference Lay Leader

Nancy Vaccaro, - Secretary of the Board of Directors
Acton, Massachusetts—Certified Public Accountant

Charles Stewart, III, Ph.D.  – Treasurer of the Board of Directors
Cambridge, Massachusetts—Professor of Political Science, MIT

James Avrett
Dover, New Hampshire - Business Owner

Crystal Collier, Esq.
Boston, Massachusetts—MA Department of Mental Health

Laurie Hezekiah - Cox
Lynn, Massachusetts—Retired Executive Assistant

Dorothy Hollenbeck                                                                                                               Andover, Massachusetts—Retired Executive Assistant  to Resident Bishop NEUMC

Thomas Jerrell
Manchester, New Hampshire—Business Owner

Monica McFarland
South Burlington, VT—Human Resources Executive

Evelyn Johnson-Moore, M.A.
Wells, Maine—Parish Consultant

Wesley E. Palmer, D. Rel. (Ex-officio)
Wells, Maine—Executive Director PAS

Jeff Savage
Concord, New Hampshire— CEO, CFO Retired Banker

Janice Schuster
Brockton, Massachusetts - Associate Professor, Providence College

Jinsook Song
Peterborough, New Hampshire— Ph.D. candidate

Raymond H. Weaving, M.B.A.
Hampton, New Hampshire—Retired Banker

R. Paul Weston                                                                                                                        Gilford, New Hampshire— Retired Public Administrator



The Preachers’ Aid Society of New England holds fiduciary relationships with or memberships in the following organizations:

  • American Council on Gift Annuities

  • Atlantic Trust (Investment Management)

  • National Association of United Methodist Foundations

  • United Methodist Federal Credit Union

  • United Methodist Foundation of New England (Annuity & Loan Administration)