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Massachusetts Bay District
Massachusetts Bay District
UUA Districts & Regions

The Massachusetts Bay District is made up of 53 congregations in the Greater Boston Area. Each Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregation is a member of  the Unitarian Universalist Association, yet each congregation is a self-governing community. Alternatively called a church, a society, or a fellowship, each congregation adopts its own bylaws, elects its own officers, approves its own budget, and either ordains its own minister or is lay led. Congregations can be small—fewer than 20 members—or large—more than a thousand members. At the district annual meeting on April 23, 2016, delegates voted to begin the process of dissolution over the next year as New England's four districts continue to strengthen their regional collaboration.

Board of Directors

Terms begin at the conclusion of each Annual Meeting.

  • President/Chair, Rev. Heather Concannon (2017), UUAC of Sherborn, MA, heather [dot] concannon [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Vice President/Chief Governance Officer, Rev. Frank Clarkson (2017), UU Church in Haverhill, MA, frank [at] uuhaverhill [dot] org
  • Secretary, Melinda Collins, (2018) First Parish in Milton, MA, melindaandharris [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Treasurer, Kiki Giatis (2018), First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, MA, giatisfp [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Nava (2018), Arlington Street Church, Boston, artnava66 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jacki Rohan (Interim Term, 2016), First Unitarian Society in Newton, MA, jprohan [at] verizon [dot] net
  • David P. Ropeik (2018), First Parish in Concord, MA

Adjunct Officers

  • Moderator, Laura Graham (2016), First Parish in Concord, MA, lbarrettgraham [at] gmail [dot] com

Nominating Committee 

  • John Laurenson (2016), First Parish UU, Arlington, MA, jlaurenson [at] rcn [dot] com
  • Matt Meyer (2017), First Church of Jamaica Plain UU, MA, mmrhythm [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Karin Lin (2018), First Parish in Cambridge, MA, kslnet [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Rev. Laura Randall (2016), UU Area Church of Sherborn, MA, lauraruthrandall [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Rev. Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson (2016), First Parish Beverly, MA, kellywaj [at] gmail [dot] com

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