UPCaM Staff

Rev. Shelley Nelson-Bridger

Executive Director

Five things about Shelley: 

1. I make time for good coffee and vegetarian food (though I eat fish and cook my family meat). 

2. I enjoy connecting people to new people, new experiences and even new places. 

3. A new hobby of mine is kayaking!  If you need a place to paddle let me know. 

4. I live in North Olmsted with my husband, Seth, and two future college students, Noah (15) and Zach (11) and our wonder-dog Scrappy.  I am almost the shortest human.

5. I am an Ordained Lutheran (ELCA) Pastor, and have served UPCaM since 2018.

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Allison Younger

Office Manager

Five things about Allison: 

1. I have read at a college level since I was in 4th grade and I have not lost my love of reading. 

2. I share a birthday with Harry Potter - July 31st. 

3. I am a law student with hopes of practicing either family, environmental or healthcare ethics law.

4. My ideal day includes coffee, a hammock, a good book and nature! 

5. I am a cradle Lutheran - born and raised!

Rev. Shelley Nelson-Bridger,
Ex. Director/Campus Minister

Allison Younger,
Office Manager

Ean Rogers, 
Office Assistant

Ann Randall, CPA,

Mariah Mills,
Pastoral Intern

Tomesha Walker, 
Program Coordinator for Rebekah's Circle


Mariah Mills

Pastoral Intern


Mr. Ean Rogers

Office Assistant

Five things about Mariah: 

1. I started teaching myself how to play guitar when I was a sophomore in college. 

2. I LOVE coffee, maybe a little too much. 

3. My favorite place to be is in the mountains.

4. I graduated from Capital University in 2019 with a BA in Youth Ministry & Christian Education.

5. I am so excited to be living in Cleveland

Five things about Ean: 

1. I'm a pastor's kid, which we abbreviate to PK.

2. I not only have a twin brother, but my youngest brother is 16 years younger than me.

3. I am a student at Case Western Reserve University, which is ironic since I'm from Michigan but now I'm a spartan in Ohio.

4. Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis is my favorite book of all time.

5. I am involved in several service organizations on campus and at home such as APO and Jesus Loves Kalamazoo in addition to UPCaM & Labre.