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Rev. Veronica P. Palmer
President, Chair of the Board
Rev. Veronica P. Palmer is the President and Chair of the Board of The Samara Palmer Organization, Inc. She is also the organization’s founder.

Palmer serves the Calvary-Roseville United Methodist Church in East Orange and is an Elder in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference (GNJAC) of the United Methodist Church. She was District Superintendent for the Raritan Valley District from 2004-2008. She has served churches in urban, suburban and rural communities across the state of New Jersey. Currently, Palmer Chairs the Administrative Review Committee.

As Assistant Dean at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Rev. Palmer’s duties included providing oversight to Adjunct Faculty and chairing the Academic Affairs Committee for 4 years (2000-2004).

Other areas of Palmer’s experience include having been on the Greater New Jersey Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and Executive Committee of the Board. She has mentored candidates for ordained ministry and was part of the Nominations Committee for Conference and District. In addition, she was on the Bishop’s Convocation Committee, New Jersey Council of Churches and the United Methodist Relay Advisory Team. She also served on the District Committee on Ministry, the Primary Task Team and Vision Team for the GNJAC, and District Building and Church Location Committee.

Rev. Palmer’s ministry extends beyond the bounds of the Greater New Jersey Conference to several countries outside the United States where she has preached and taught, including Canada, Jamaica and Ghana.

Palmer holds a Master's of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) from Princeton Theological Seminary, a Master’s of Divinity (M.Div.) and a Bachelor’s of Theology (B.Th.) from Canada Christian College and School of Graduate Theological Studies. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies (B.A.) from Canada Christian College. She is a candidate for a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Drew Theological School.

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