Beth DiPasquale joined UUCR as Communications Manager in 2015. Her role evolved and Beth now holds the position of Office Director, with a dual focus on office management and communications.
Beth oversees a broad variety of functions and ensures the smooth operation of the church. She works with the UUCR Board, Minister, Staff and Committee Chairs to develop and implement communications messages, strategies and tools that support the mission and priorities of our church.
Beth began her career at the American Red Cross NHQ as a Marketing Specialist in the Donor Services Marketing & Communications department. Beth worked with the marketing & communications team to develop programs and campaigns to recruit and retain blood donors. (Have you donated lately?) In this role, Beth developed a system to track daily, monthly and annual blood donations in the US, providing donation metrics and analysis to senior management. This information was of critical importance during national blood shortages and following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Beth was promoted to Manager and received the American Red Cross Spirit of Excellence award for superior commitment to the goals and mission of the American Red Cross.
Following her time at the American Red Cross, Beth served as Marketing and Communications Director and then as Chief Operating Officer for a top global accounting training company based in London. In these roles she was responsible for all business in North America, South American and the Caribbean. Beth provided overall operations management and developed integrated marketing programs to increase visibility and market share. Beth traveled extensively during this time, both nationally and internationally.
Beth earned a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a native Northern Virginian, having grown up in McLean. (Go Highlanders!) Beth is passionate about Girl Scouts and has served as a Girl Scout leader for 15 years. Beth lives in Gainesville with her husband Tony, their two youngest children (the eldest is an adult and lives in Philadelphia), two rescue mutts and two cats.