The trustees of Andover Newton are guardians of Andover Newton’s mission.  They oversee, in close partnership with the Dean of Yale Divinity School, the financial, educational, and programmatic life of the school.

The trustees are a diverse group that reflects the wide variety of communities Andover Newton serves and seeks to serve.

Our Trustees

(Listed in Alphabetical Order)

The Reverend Dr. Willard W. C. Ashley, Sr., ‘84, ‘92
Vice President for Community Relations, Director of the Center for Clergy Care, and Associate Professor of Practical Theology, New Brunswick Theological Seminary; Senior Pastor, Abundant Joy Community Church
Mr. David J. Blair, Treasurer
Advisory Partner, PNC Mezzanine Capital
Ms. Kathi H. Blair
Retired, teacher and tutor 
Ms. Linda S. Campanella, Chair
Owner/Principal, SOS Consulting Group, LLC
Mr. John Canning
Corporate counsel, retired
The Reverend Abner Cotto-Bonilla
Pastor, Misión Bautista, White Plains, NY
The Reverend Dr. Davida Foy Crabtree ‘72
Retired UCC clergy (23 years as a Conference Minister)
Professor James D. Dana, Jr.
Professor, Northeastern University
The Reverend Ms. Kaji Spellman Douša
Senior Minister, Park Avenue Christian Church
The Reverend Dr. Gregory G. Groover, Sr.
Pastor, The Historic Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church
The Reverend Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Secretary
Executive Director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and Chief Executive Officer of Judson Press
Mr. William MacKay-Heckles
Senior Vice President and Chief Reinsurance Officer, HSB Group, Inc.; President & CEO, HSB Associates, Inc.
The Reverend Dr. Charles L. Howard
University Chaplain, University of Pennsylvania
The Reverend Mr. Richard Huleatt
Retired UCC Minister
State Representative Hannah E. Kane, Vice Chair
State Representative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Mr. Michael W. Kellogg
Partner & Chief Operative Officer, Aureus Asset Management
The Reverend Mr. Brent Newberry
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Worcester, MA
Dr. Nancy Nienhuis
Adjunct Faculty, Boston University School of Theology
Ms. Diane Parrish
Retired Attorney
Mr. David E. Smith
Managing Director, Newagen Group, LLC
The Reverend Ms. Linda E. Harper Smith, ‘04
Retired teached and UCC minister
The Reverend Ms. Judith L. Swahnberg, ‘06
Associate Minister, Wellesley Hills Congregational Church
The Reverend Susan Page Townsley
Associate Conference Minister for Innovation, Leadership and Change, Connecticut Conference, United Church of Christ
The Reverend Dr. Bernard Wilson
Senior Minister, Norfield Congregational UCC, Weston CT
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Ms. Kathleen J. Hamilton, Assistant Secretary
Senior Executive Assistant, Andover Newton Seminary
The Reverend Dr. Sarah B. Drummond, Ex-officio
Founding Dean, Andover Newton Seminary