Our Staff Team

Our Ministers

Guiding Our Journey

Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael

Senior Co-Minister

Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael

Central to Rev. Anya's current ministry is the honest confrontation necessary to dismantle white supremacy, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, and sexism.

Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael

Senior Co-Minister

Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael

A "Religious, Naturalist Mystic," Rev Scott strives to embody service to our holy mission to build Beloved Community, together, in covenant.

Our Staff

Bringing Our Mission to Life

Sabrina Trupia

Ministerial Intern

Sabrina Trupia

Sabrina is our Ministerial Intern. They were born and lived in Italy until they were 20. Sabrina is married and has a 17 year old daughter. Before going to seminary, Sabrina was a scientist.

Markus Hauck

Director of Music Ministries

Markus Hauck

Markus has been serving the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair since 2012. He believes in the power of communal singing, dismantling white supremacy, and smashing the patriarchy.

Juliana Lombardo

Music Intern

Juliana Lombardo

Juliana began serving as the Music Intern at UUCM in July 2022. She delights in communication, honesty, & creativity, and believes in the power of music to heal, express the inexpressible, & connect us all.

Judith Hogan

Director of Religious Education

Judith Hogan

Judith brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for religious education. Prior to serving our congregation she focused on arts education and curation.

Jaclyn Puleo

Office & Communications Manager

Jaclyn Puleo

Jaclyn has worked for the U since 2005 and keeps the congregation informed on a daily basis.

Emilia Sadonis

Bookkeeper

Emilia Sadonis

Emilia is our dedicated part time bookkeeper. When not with us she serves as a ski instructor.

Dawn Coleman

Lead Custodian

Dawn Coleman

Dawn is the lead custodian at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair.

Danielle Carlo

Administrator

Danielle Carlo

Danielle has been the Administrator at The U since June 2016. For a bit, she lived in Philly and played roller derby for the Philly Roller Derby.

Affiliated Ministers

Giving Support