Sam Huggard, District Superintendent


Sam began work as the DS in August 2016, taking over for Ves Sheely who retired after 17 years of ministry.  Prior to working with NEDA, Sam planted and pastored BeFree Community Church in Alton, NH.  Before serving with BeFree, he worked with Young Life, a ministry for teens. 

Sam co-authored The Five Stones:  An Everyday Guide To Following Jesus.  This resource helps people understand and live an authentic way of life in Christ. 

Sam and his wife, Wendy, have been married for 19 years.  They live in Alton, NH, with their 3 children: Nadia, Isabelle, and Seth. 


Our 2019  Board of Directors


Pastor Dan Earhart, chairman. Fellowship Community EFC, Marlborough, CT

Mr. Chand Ahuja, vice-chairman. Beacon Hill EFC, Monroe, CT

Pastor Bob Butkus, recording Secretary. Christ the King EFC, Naugatuck, CT 

Mrs. Lisa Swanson, financial Secretary. Valley Bible EFC, Haddam, CT

PastorTim J. Buck, treasurer. BeFree Community, Barrington, NH

Pastor Bruce Daggett, director. Westgate Church, Weston, MA

Pastor Brad Johnson, director. Faith EFC, Acton, MA

Pastor Jeff Keegan, director. Trinity EFC, Woodbridge, CT

Pastor Alex McDonough, director. Hope International Church, Waltham, MA

Pastor Mat Samuelson, director. Glastonbury Community Church, Glastonbury, CT

Pastor Glenn Saaman, director. Cornerstone EFC, Newport, VT

Pastor Arthur Demosthenes, director. Elim Evangelical Church, Fitchburg, MA

PastorSteve Chamberlain, auditor. Branford EFC, Branford, CT