For Immediate Release

Tamara Clark Elected Treasurer of National United Methodist Women

Tamara Clark Elected Treasurer of National United Methodist Women
Tamara C. Clark

October 4, 2019, MADISON, NEW JERSEY—United Methodist Women board of directors elected Tamara C. Clark, CPA, treasurer of the national organization during an Oct. 4 session of its fall annual meeting on the Drew University campus in Madison, New Jersey. Ms. Clark begins the New York City-based post Oct. 21.

Ms. Clark comes to United Methodist Women from the Wisconsin Conference of The United Methodist Church where she served as treasurer and director of administration since September 2016. She is a member of Mid-Town Parish United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

“I am pleased to welcome Tamara Clark to United Methodist Women,” said Shannon Priddy, president of the board of directors. “It is an honor to be part of an organization that recognizes growth, leadership, and opportunity for women. I’m excited that she will be helping to guide the future of this beloved organization.”

Ms. Clark is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Black Accountants. 

Prior to serving in the Wisconsin Conference, Ms. Clark served as an accountant for the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference.  A lifelong United Methodist, Ms. Clark has also served as secretary of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference United Methodist Women as well as a member of the Conference Board of Higher Education and Ministry. She is currently a member of the Investment Committee of the General Council on Finance and Administration. Ms. Clark has also served as the treasurer of the Philadelphia Caucus of Black Methodists for Church Renewal.

“Tamara Clark brings to us experience of the church and of United Methodist Women,” said Harriett Olson, United Methodist Women General Secretary. “I look forward to working with her.”

Ms. Clark replaces Martha S. Knight, who is retiring from the position.

United Methodist Women is the women’s mission organization within The United Methodist Church, turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children, and youth since 1869.

Posted or updated: 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

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