The United Church Homes and Services leadership team focuses on the ministry mission to provide vibrant senior living opportunities, diverse programs of outreach and compassionate healthcare services.

United Church Homes and Services Senior Management Staff takes pride in serving the mission of the organization and shares a commitment to ethical leadership.

Leadership Team

Board of Directors

The success and progress of United Church Homes and Services is only possible through the dedication, hard work and commitment of our Board of Directors. Each board member is dedicated to serving our residents by fulfilling our mission.

2015-2016 Officers

  • Mr. J. Ray Deal, Chair
  • Dr. Linda J. Morris, Vice Chair
  • Mrs. Brenda Eckard, Secretary
  • Mr. Anthony Branch, Treasurer
  • Mr. Mark W. Sigmon, Member-At-Large
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Gilliam, Past Board Chair

2015-2016 Board Members

  • Mr. Gregory M. Alcorn, Salisbury, NC
  • Mr. Anthony J. Branch, Cornelius, NC
  • Mr. James W. Buchanan, Lexington, NC¬†
  • Mr. J. Ray Deal, Burlington, NC
  • Ms. Beth Deal, Hickory, NC
  • Mrs. Naomi Y. East, Hickory, NC
  • Ms. Brenda C. Eckard, Claremont, NC
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Gilliam, Claremont, NC
  • Mr. Walter Hoffman, Lexington, NC
  • Mr. Parker D. Howell, III,Suffolk, VA
  • Mrs. Joan Marsh, Gary, IN
  • Mr. Kelsey D. McCleave, Raleigh, NC
  • Dr. Linda J.¬†Morris, Greensboro, NC
  • Rev. Randall Orwig, Elon, NC
  • Mr. Mark W. Sigmon, Denver, NC
  • Rev. Brad Thie, Durham, NC
  • Mr. Ray Walker, Conover, NC

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Mr. Rick Matthews, Advisory Council Chair - Lake Prince Woods
  • Ms. Heather Paul, Advisory Council Chair - Abernethy Laurels
  • Rev. Darrell Sluder, Advisory Council Chair - Piedmont Crossing
  • Rev. Edward Davis, Southern Conference Minister
  • Ms. Lee Syria, President and CEO of UCHS
  • Mrs. Mona Huffman, Executive Assistant/Assistant Secretary of the Corporation