Staff Support

The work of the United Thank Offering is administered by the Board with the help of the Presiding Bishop’s appointed staff. The staff help to administer the grant applications and facilitate the Board’s work.

The Rev. Heather Melton

Staff Officer for The United Thank Offering

The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton is the Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering on the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Heather has served in this position for five years and is grateful to work alongside the UTO Board and staff in helping to promote gratitude and generosity through participation in UTO. She holds an MA in Religion and Psychology from the Graduate Theological Union and an MDiv from Church Divinity School of the Pacific in addition to her BS in Environmental Sciences from Kent State University. She lives with her husband and twin daughters in Farmington, New Mexico.


Isabelle Watkins

Julia Chester Emery Intern