New Member Recognition Biographies

Amy Hedges returned to the Hampton Roads area this summer with her two boys Robert and Dylan after more than a decade away. Amy grew up an Army brat, went to Southern California for college, Eastern Virginia for medical school and then was a General Medical Officer in the Navy before ending up in Pennsylvania for Pediatrics. She is now working with her medical school mentor in Newport News. She spends most of her time chasing after and chauffeuring Robert and Dylan. When she gets a break she enjoys TV, reading and has a Candy Crush addiction.

Scott Kasmire first came to Unitarian Universalism in the mid-1990’s from a Roman Catholic and New Age background. He later officially joined a UU congregation in Florida just in order to have some religious affiliation embossed on his US Navy dog-tags. Since then his UU experiences have been mostly through the Church of the Larger Fellowship while he lived and worked in Japan, China, and Thailand. He has interests in Neo-Kantian philosophy, LGBTQ issues, cosmology, and science fiction. He has been a school teacher, a cryogenics technician, and a movie theater manager. He now lives in Norge, Virginia.

Megan Zunk-Wasilausky was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and lived and worked in France after graduating before marrying her college sweetheart Steve. Being “married to the army” for 15 years has made for plenty of adventures. She has lived in South Korea, Germany, Canada, and a handful of states. She has been a stay at home mom for nearly ten years with her daughters, Sophia and Caroline. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clarksville, TN for four years before moving to Yorktown. Megan enjoys practicing yoga, cooking, and taking naps with her two cats.

Steve Wasilausky was born in Hawaii, and raised in Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Ohio. After enlisting in the Army, he spent 2 years in Korea and 5 months in Haiti as part of a UN mission. After a total of 6 years, he enrolled at Ohio University, where he met his wife, Megan. They were married shortly after he graduated and reentered the Army. They have since lived in Texas, Korea, Kentucky, Heidelberg and Friedberg Germany, California, Toronto Canada, Tennessee and have now settled into the Hampton Roads area. Steve is retiring from the Army in one year and is considering pursuing a Masters of Public Administration from ODU. He enjoys spending time with the lights of his life, his daughters Sophia and Caroline, and working on his sailboat (not sailing it yet) and has been called a beer snob.

Nancy Sessoms was born and raised in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, and attended a Catholic school through sixth grade. Upon graduating from high school she began her career in Procurement with the Federal Government by working at the VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Madison. She transferred to the VAMC in Hampton in 1980 where she met her husband, Don. After a few years, she was hired by NASA and retired last summer. Nancy graduated from CNU. She and Don have one married daughter, Jamie. She is in her fifth year volunteering as a financial screener at the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic. Nancy and her husband enjoy working in their yard and travelling. Nancy is a yoga instructor for Gloucester County and at a gym. She loves teaching yoga and pursuing her personal practice. She and her husband currently reside in Gloucester with the prettiest pug you ever did see and their very smart mauser.

Oct 2014 new members

Oct 2014 new members


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