Jean Milan SimpsonDr. Simpson
is an ordained clergy with the United Church of Christ
.She served as pastor for churches in Greenwich, Connecticut; Richmond, Virginia; and Ipswich, Massachusetts.During this time, Dr. Simpson served for five years on the board for Evangelism and Church growth for the Massachusetts Conference, UCC.She
later served as the minister in outreach in New England for Elon Homes for Children, an agency (part of the United Church of Christ) that is a leader in the field of child development and care for at-risk children.Dr. Simpson
has been active in numerous church, ecumenical, community, and civic affairs.She has chaired several committees of various regional UCC conferences and associations, including committees on the church and ministry, and evangelism and church growth.She also served as a board member of A Better Chance (ABC) program, and served on the Board of Directors of the United Way.Dr. Simpson is a graduate of Yale University Divinity School with a Masters in Divinity and Hartford Seminary with a Doctorate in Ministry.