EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Southwest District Superintendent George Purnell announced Oct. 23 that the Rev. Paula Young Mayberry has joined the district team as an Associate District Superintendent, effective Oct. 1.

Young Mayberry presently serves as pastor at Huntingburg United Methodist Church. She began her appointment at Huntingburg July 1, 2011. She previously served for eight years (1996-2004) as Terre Haute District Superintendent in the former South Indiana Conference.

Upon her assignment, Purnell said, “I am grateful to Paula for agreeing to serve the district in this capacity. She brings much experience and many leadership gifts to the table. I hope many in the district will take time to welcome Paula to our district team when you see her at your charge conference or at other district events.”

Her email address is paula.youngmayberry@inumc.org.