The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) relies upon energetic, committed, visionary Unitarian Universalists (UUs) to serve the twenty-plus committees, panels and task forces that work with staff and the UUA Board to carry out the mission of the Association. We are eager to draw volunteers from the rich diversity of our movement: diversity of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and identity, age, geography, skills, and vocation.
If volunteering at the denominational level is of interest to you, please complete the Volunteer Leadership Application.
The UUA Nominating Committee nominates candidates for all positions elected by the General Assembly except for President and Moderator. Candidates for elected positions may also be nominated by petition.
Positions to be elected at the 2013 General Assembly are: Board of Trustees, Financial Advisor, Presidential Search Committee, Commission on Appraisal, Commission on Social Witness, General Assembly Planning Committee, Ministerial Fellowship Board of Review, and Nominating Committee.
To be considered for nomination to one of the committees above, fill out the Volunteer Leadership Application.
Staff liaisons are indicated in parentheses.
The Appointments Committee has seven members plus a trustee liaison. The committee recruits and recommends candidates for board-appointed committees as well as board appointments to elected committees. As with all board-appointed committees, terms are for two- year periods, which can be renewed up to three times for a maximum of 8 years of service. The time commitment is significant, with an anticipated six meetings a year, at least two in person, and significant work between meetings.
In accordance with UUA Board policy, the Appointments Committee is expected to recommend individuals so that the membership of committees and task forces reflects the full diversity of the Association, especially in regard to historically marginalized communities, but also balancing amongst size of congregation, lay and ordained, geography, age (including youth and young adults), and gender, among others. The committee consults with groups and organizations, including those traditionally underrepresented in Unitarian Universalist leadership, to help inform the appointment process. The committee collaborates with the Nominating Committee to develop systems and processes for recruiting, selecting, and training appointees and candidates, and assists in providing training, support, and monitoring to further the work of other committees.
Vacancies for Appointed Committees are announced on the UUA-L email list.
To be considered for nomination to any of the committees listed above, please fill out the Volunteer Leadership Application.
In addition, some members of the Elected Committee (PDF, 4 pages) are Board-appointed. Please see the Nominating Committee site for more about nominations to elected committee.
If you do not receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application(s) within 2 business days please contact Stephanie Carey Maron at email@example.com
To be considered for nomination to any of the committees listed above, please fill out the Volunteer Leadership Application. If you do not receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application within 2 business days please contact Stephanie Carey Maron at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last updated on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
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