Michael has been attending UUCM since 2014. He is a member of the choir and has served as coordinator of the Senior Youth program. Michael grew up in Northern Virginia before attending college in Philadelphia, where he received his BFA in Illustration. He currently works as a Senior Graphic Designer for Penguin Young Readers, designing marketing materials for books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As a freelancer, he is a published illustrator and has designed artwork for several award-winning CDs. Michael lives in East Orange with his husband Stearns and their canine best friend Darby, and on days ending with Y you can find him reading/watching Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Star Wars, and Batman. Michael is extremely passionate about growing UUCM and looks forward to serving as a member of the Board of Trustees.