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Common Table Members

Ms. Terry Bain (Information coming soon)

Mr. David Dommisse is the treasurer and business administrator of the Virginia Annual Conference. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Smith & Eggleston PC in Richmond and as the controller for a large staffing company before joining the conference. A native of God’s Country (Wisconsin), he still vacations there with his wife, Carol, an operations manager with Wells Fargo, and their twins, Derek and Drew. He currently attends St. Matthew’s UMC.

The Rev. Ashley B. Isernhagen is the associate pastor at St Luke’s UMC in Yorktown Virginia. She is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College (BA) and Wesley Theological Seminary (MDiv). Previous to her current appointment she pastored a rural three-point charge in South-Central Virginia. In her free time, she enjoys catching as many local baseball games as she can and having good conversation over coffee.  

The Rev. Don Jamison is the senior pastor of Sydenstricker UMC on the Alexandria District where he is now serving in his 20th year in ministry. He is originally from Chesterfield County where he grew up. Prior to that he had a successful career in the secular world and spent 11-plus years with his own firm working with companies in realignment, vitalization and re-engineering. Don received his M.Div. degree from Virginia Union University, with much of the work at Asbury Theological Seminary. He has an MBA with a concentration in Labor and Personnel Law from Virginia Commonwealth University. His undergraduate degree in Mathematics/ Computer Science is from Minot State University. His passion is discipleship, growing churches and seeing the Kingdom fulfilled here on earth. He is married to the former Bonnie Driggs, a tobacco farmer’s daughter from Lunenburg County, He has two children, Ben (Stephanie) and Heather (Ben) and five wonderful grandchildren.

Dr. Carlos Liceaga is the Leadership Team Leader at Warwick Memorial UMC in Newport News. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, the College of William and Mary, and Carnegie Mellon University. Carlos is a Certified Lay Servant and teaches Sunday School. He has been the co-leader and a translator for 15 Friends of Barnabas medical mountain teams in Honduras. Carlos served as a Reserve Delegate and Page for the 2016 Jurisdictional Conference. He is a Professional Engineer and works as an Acquisition Manager for NASA Langley Research Center. His wife, Marisol, is an engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding. They have three grown children, Juan (married to Jessica), Camil (married to Chase) and Mariel, and one granddaughter, Cecilia. Carlos enjoys dancing and plays the congas at his church. He enjoys participating in many sports such as tennis and triathlons.

The Rev. Lyle E. Morton is a resident of central Virginia. He attended the Prince Edward County public schools. After completing high school, he served as a combat field medic in the U.S. Army. Upon his honorable discharge, he earned an A.S. degree from Southside Virginia Community College, B.S. degree from Radford University, and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. Lyle served Mount Olive and Mount Airy United Methodist churches in the Wytheville District of the Holston Conference. The churches that he served in the Kentucky Conference were Duncan Chapel United Methodist Church in the Lexington District and Wesley, Boydtown, and New Zion (Boydtown and New Zion later merged) in the Frankford District. Since returning home to the Virginia Conference, he has served Asbury United Methodist Church on the Roanoke District as well as Woodlawn and Faith United Methodist churches (which merged to become Woodlawn-Faith UMC) on the Alexandria District. He is presently serving St. Paul and West End United Methodist churches on the Roanoke District. He is married to Vera D. Morton and they are the parents of two adult children and grandparents to five grandchildren.

The Rev. Susan Reaves is the conference secretary. An elder in the Virginia Conference, she was born in Sacramento, Calif., and her formative years were spent in California and Maryland. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Drew University’s School of Theology. She has pastored churches in Bedford County, Franklin and Lake Gaston. Currently, she is the pastor of Bethany UMC in the Harrisonburg District. She is married to Michael Reaves who serves as the pastor of New Hope UMC, Harrisonburg District. They have two daughters, Michelle (married to Ryan) and Rachel

The Rev. Megan J. Saucier is the pastor at First UMC Norfolk. She enjoys preaching and teaching about everyday spirituality. Megan is a native of Louisiana and has served churches in Virginia since 2009. She received her B.A. from Centenary College of Louisiana and her M.Div. from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Her love for people and education has led her to continue her studies at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in the area of Pastoral Care and Counseling. In addition to serving the church, Megan loves raising her two remarkable girls and finding new coffee shops.

Mrs. Martha Stokes is the Virginia Conference Lay Leader. She and her husband, Steve, are members of Duncan Memorial United Methodist in Ashland (Richmond District). Since her teenage years, she has served in a variety of local church leadership roles. Vocationally, Martha serves as the Director of Church and Community Relations for Pinnacle Living. Prior to her position with Pinnacle Living, Martha served for 14 years as the Director of Inclusivity and Lay Leadership Excellence on the Connectional Ministries team for the Virginia Conference. She is endorsed as a Lay Speaker and holds professional certification in Older Adult Ministries. Martha received her Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Bachelor of Arts from Meredith College.

The Rev. Dr. Steven J. Summers has served churches of all sizes in the Virginia Conference, was the past president of the Conference Council on Finance and Administration, has served as a District Superintendent, and is currently the Director of Connectional Ministries for the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Dr. Summers is a graduate of the University of Richmond (BA, Phi Beta Kappa), Virginia Union University School of Theology (MDiv), and Drew University (DMin). As a Disciple of Jesus Christ and a trained Coach, his passion is to co-actively journey with all God’s children towards positive adaptive change as we continually learn and influence others to serve God and community. His greatest joys are sharing Christ’s Good News, his family, and his beagle, Dublin.

The Rev. Harold E. White Sr. is the pastor of New Mission United Methodist Church, Eastern Shore. He is currently serving as an advocate on the Common Table. He is the director on the Virginia United Methodist Housing Development, and a board member for the Preacher’s Relief Society. After completing high school, he joined the Army Reserves. After an honorable discharge from the reserves he earned an A.A.S. degree from the Eastern Shore Community College, COS degree from Wesley Theological Seminary. He is married to Laurine and they have two adult children, Harold Jr. and Britney.

Kimberly Young is a lifelong United Methodist and serves on various district committees in Alexandria. Professionally, she has worked for 17 years in Human Resources Management. She now serves as the Director of Church and Community Engagement at Washington Street UMC in Alexandria. In addition to professional education, she holds a certificate in Church and Community Organizing from Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary. She is a member of Roberts Memorial UMC in Alexandria. She is the mother of one daughter, Octavia.