Communications Team

Communications Team

We are dedicated to encouraging and enabling effective communication among the various settings of the Conference, and in sharing the stories of how the Conference's mission is being lived out across our region and beyond.

Tiffany Vail

Director of Media and Communications

Tiffany Vail is the Director of Media & Communications for the Southern New England Conference.

Tiffany Vail

The Rev. Eric Elley

Digital Minister

Eric Elley provides consultant services to Conference churches that need assistance defining and creating a digital presence. Eric can:

  • Recommend hardware and software solutions for digital ministry that fit within your church's budget and technical experience.
  • Assist congregations as they form digital partnerships within their community and beyond.
  • Guide churches in digital ministry best practices. 

Visit the digital ministry page at: for more information and resources. 

Eric has been a technologist for churches for more than 15 years and enjoys riding his new e-bike on area trails. 

Eric Elley

Marlene Gasdia-Cochrane

Storyteller & Devotionals Editor
(508) 244-4806

Marlene Gasdia-Cochrane writes news articles for the SNEUCC website. She is also the editor of the Starting With Scripture newsletter. Contact her if:

  • Your church has a great story to tell about an innovative ministry.
  • You have a prayer request to share with the wider Conference.

Marlene Gasdia-Cochrane

Nancy Stubbs

Database Specialist/Registrar

Nancy is the Database Specialist and Registrar for the Southern New England Conference.  
Contact her for updates to Church contact information, Church Dashboard questions, Clergy Portal questions, Clergy and Lay member contact information and updates to Data Hub.
Nancy also manages Annual Yearbook information, SNEUCC subscriptions and Classified and Event listings.

Nancy Stubbs

The Rev. John Van Epps


John Van Epps collects, preserves, organizes and maintains the Southern New England Conference's archival collection.  This includes an extensive library, the records of the churches and clergy, publications and other information. He assists researchers and scholars in the use of the Archives, and answers inquiries regarding the histories of the Conference and its 600+ churches. He assists our local church historians with an annual workshop responding to their special needs and goals, and offers assistance to churches celebrating anniversaries.  

He previously served as the Archivist for the historic CT Conference.

A history major when he graduated from Colgate University, John Van Epps is pastor of the North Guilford Congregational Church UCC. His mother's ancestors were among the original settlers of New Haven. He has done research on the Saybrook Platform, and assisted with planning the bicentennial of the Missionary Society of Connecticut in 1997.

John Van Epps

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