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Common Table Members

Ms. Terry Bain (Information coming soon)

The Rev. Eduardo Carrillo is the senior pastor of the Mountain Valley-Cedar Grove Charge in the Harrisonburg District. He was born in Mexico and, since 2002, has been living in the United States. He graduated from Ferrum College (BA) and Wesley Theological Seminary (MDiv). Previous appointments consist of northern and southern regions of Virginia, currently in the Shenandoah region. He loves cooking as well as trying out new foods, puzzles, a nice cup of coffee and parenting his inquisitive daughter with his wife Katie. Inclusivity and working together has been his work in ministry, personally and communally. He is currently serving as co-chair of the Commission on Ethnic Minority Concerns and Advocacy (CEMCA).

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.  He currently attends St. Matthew’s UMC.

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.

The Rev. Joshua S. King is the pastor of Bethany UMC, Purcellville. Joshua graduated from George Mason University (BSW) and Eastern Mennonite Seminary (MDiv). He has served the Virginia Conference through the Young Adult Council (2004-12), Rules Committee (2013; Chair 2016-2020), Delegation to General and Jurisdictional Conference (2020-2024), Missions and Ministries Pandemic Work Team (2020), Implementation District Alignment Team (2020-2021), and currently serving as the Virginia Annual Conference Secretary (2021). Joshua also founded the Franklin County Chaplains Corps in Franklin County, VA. He continues to have an interest in serving his local community through firefighting and chaplaincy work. His interests are in the outdoors through hiking, caving, rock climbing, and camping. He also really enjoys riding his motorcycle on his free time. Joshua is the loving husband of his kindergarten sweetheart, Jackie Renee King — they were married August 9, 2008, and share their life together with their sons Parker and Aaron.

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 Assistant to the Bishop and 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.

Ms. 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. 

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