Meet your Staff

John Fuller is VUMPIís Executive Director.  John joined VUMPI in 2012 after working for several years as a health benefits consultant with Mercer, where he focused on retiree medical insurance products.  In prior roles, John had worked at Anthem in the commercial insurance and Medicaid areas.  He has an undergraduate degree from the Virginia Military Institute and received an MBA from the University of Richmond.  John worships with his wife and two daughters at Good Shepherd UMC in Richmond, where he has been a member for nearly 20 years.

Nancy Blair, your Benefits Administrator, maintains all clergy pension and benefit service records. She is the clergy participantís advocate and liaison between the conference and Wespath. If you have questions regarding pension, plan compensation worksheets, benefit plan eligibility, retirement, disability, life insurance or survivor benefits, give Nancy a call.

Judy Astrella, your Health Benefits and Billing Administrator, maintains all relevant Health Plan enrollment and status records for covered clergy and lay participants. Judy is the clergy and lay participantís advocate and liaison between VUMPI and its vendors. Judy also manages the billing for these and other products offered through the VUMPI office. Therefore, if you need assistance with your VUMPI bill or using your health, prescription, long-term care and/or dental plans, please give Judy a call.

Elizabeth Beagle is VUMPIís Administrative Assistant.  Elizabeth joined VUMPI in 2018, and provides support to all other staff members while overseeing much of VUMPIís day to day accounting function.  Elizabethís background includes roles at insurance companies in customer service and claims processing functions.  She is a lifelong United Methodist, worshipping with her family at Stanleytown UMC.

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(804) 521-1100 (Local)
1-800-768-6040, ext. 130 (Toll Free)
(804) 521-1177 (Fax)




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