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Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Association

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees conducts the affairs of the Association and carries out policies and directives, acting for the Association between General Assemblies. The Board is composed of the Moderator, who chairs the Board, the Financial Advisor, three trustees elected at large, one youth trustee elected at large, and one trustee for each District. The President of the Association is a member of the Board without voting privileges. The Board meets at least quarterly, with additional conference call meetings during the course of the year. Check Announcements below for information about upcoming conference call meetings.

The Board approves new congregations, Associate organizations, and Affiliate Member organizations; defines rules for Association membership, General Assembly (GA) procedures, ministerial and religious educator credentialing, and delegate accreditation; sets the business agenda for General Assemblies and schedules the time and location; proposes amendments to bylaws and rules; appoints members of Board Committees and Officers of the Association; nominates candidates for Moderator; adopts the annual budget; oversees investments; appoints study commissions as required by the Bylaws; creates policies to promote openness and transparency and to establish the boundaries and goals governing the work of the staff and committees; and assigns new congregations to Districts.

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Call for Nominations — Award for Distinguished Service to the Cause of Unitarian Universalism

The Annual Award for Distinguished Service to the Cause of Unitarian Universalism is one of the most prestigious awards given by the UUA. The Award Committee would appreciate receiving nominations from throughout the leadership of our Association so we can select from a broad range of exemplary leaders of our movement. (Read full call for nominations.)

UUA Board of Trustees Offers Rebate on Registration for Congregational Presidents as Delegates to General Assembly 2014 (June 25-29-2014)

Dear Member Congregations of the UUA,

The UUA Board of Trustees would like to extend a special invitation to our congregations to send called and elected leaders to General Assembly (GA) in Providence this year. As an incentive to encourage participation, the Board has authorized a $100 rebate on the registration fee for the participation of congregational presidents as delegates to GA2014. (Read full letter.)

UUA Board Report for January 2014

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees had a lively and engaged meeting this past week (January 23-26, 2014) in San Diego, CA. The fruits of a smaller board continue to be realized in more generative, collaborative conversation between board members and also with the UUA’s administrative staff. (Read Board Report.)

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Last updated on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Rev. Susan Ritchie. Opening Vespers from the UUA Board of Trustees Meeting; October 2010 in Boston.

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