Dr. David E. Jones

Trustee at Large

David and his wife, Stephanie, joined UUCM in 2017. Since joining, David has served as a Religious Education Teacher and Youth Mentor for the Coming of Age program. He currently serves as a Commissioner for the West Orange Human Relations Commission and Chair for the Diversity Task Force on the Parent Teacher Association at his children’s elementary school. He previously served as Membership Chair for the Parent Teacher Association. Professionally, David is the Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Talent Management at William Paterson University. Since 2010, David has served as a diversity consultant, trainer and speaker for colleges and universities, corporations and non-profit organizations. He has held previous leadership board positions for the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, where he previously served as the Region II Advisory Board Representative for the Professional Standards Division and Chair for Strategic Initiatives. A native of Brooklyn, New York, David holds a Doctorate of Education in organizational leadership and communication from Northeastern University and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. David and Stephanie are proud parents to Jacob, Sophia and Natalia, who are also members of UUCM. David enjoys a good cookout with friends, traveling, watching sports and spending time with his family. He is excited to continue serving UUCM in this new leadership role.