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,
Bookkeeper

Mariah Mills,
Pastoral Intern

Tomesha Walker, 
Program Coordinator for Rebekah's Circle

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Mariah Mills

Pastoral Intern

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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.