Connie Goodbread is UUA Staff serving as the Acting Co-Lead of the Southern Region Congregational Life staff team. She has served as the Interim District Executive for St Lawrence District and the District Executive for Mid-South District.
Connie has studied studied Healthy Congregation development and congregational conflict identification and transformation (Bridgebuilders) with Rev. Dr. Peter Steinke since 1997. Prior to her district work, Connie was a Healthy Congregations and Conflict Consultant. Connie is a trainer of Dr. Steinke’s Healthy Congregations process and has written a Unitarian Universalist supplement to Dr. Steinke’s work called The Smart Church.
Connie has also co-authored, with Rev. Susan Smith, an emerging congregation process called The Chrysalis Way. Connie is part of a team that redesigned and leads the Dwight Brown Leadership Experience and Southern Unitarian Universalist Leadership Experience.
She is a Credentialed Director of Religious Education with twenty years of experience in two different congregations.
Connie lives in Palm Harbor Florida with her husband Bob.