Staff team

Andy Lang, Executive Director

Andy Lang

Andy Lang has 18 years of experience as a communications professional in the United Church of Christ. He was a daily newspaper reporter and Congressional press officer in Washington, DC, before moving to Cleveland to join the UCC’s national communications staff in 1993. Andy built the UCC’s first churchwide website at in 1994 and led the church’s national web ministry until 2004. Andy has been the Coalition’s executive director since 2010: in that capacity, he leads the UCC’s Open and Affirming Program, the largest LGBTQ-affirming church movement in the world. His passion is to reach the nearly 3,500 UCC congregations that have not yet adopted an ONA covenant. He is a member of Plymouth United Church of Christ in Shaker Heights, OH. Would you like Andy to speak at your Conference, seminary or church? Download this brochure for ideas about workshops and events. Andy’s pronouns are “he, him, his.”

Ann Randall, Financial Director

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Ann M. Randall, CPA, has an accounting and financial-management practice in South Euclid, Ohio, working primarily with non-profits and small businesses. She has worked in the non-profit sector for 30 years. Some of her proudest achievements include facilitating racial diversity and parent involvement in her children’s elementary school. She served as the Christian educator in a Presbyterian More Light Church for many years. Ann’s pronouns are “she, her, hers.”

Tim Collingwood, Office Administrator

Tim Collingwood has been working with local non-profits for the past few years, with some marketing experience as well. He is the person who answers the phones and directs questions in our offices at Church House.When not working, he is involved with professional theatre and anti-racist activism in the Cleveland area. He is the co-founder of the Jewish Lakewood Alliance, and lives in Lakewood, Ohio.  He belongs to many faith communities in the area. Tim’s pronouns are “he, him, his”.