Elandria Williams served as co-moderator of the Unitarian Universalist Association, alongside the Rev. Mr. Barb Greve, from 2017-2020. Williams, a UUA trustee, was appointed by the Board of Trustees on August 1, 2017, to serve as co-moderator until a special election at the 2018 General Assembly.
Williams is a member of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, which is also where they grew up. Williams served one year on the UUA board and is finishing out a term on the Presidential Search Committee. Over the past twenty years they have served on the board of what was then known as the Thomas Jefferson District and on the district’s Anti-Racism Transformation Team, and Williams served as a trainer and coordinator for Groundwork, as the Southern Regional Organizing Consultant for the UUA Young Adult Office, as a Chrysalis Trainer on Chaplaincy and Leadership Development, as DRUUMM GA Coordinator for two different steering committees, and as a founding member of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. For the past decade they have been on the Education Team of the Highlander Research and Education Center and are presently working on a project called Beautiful Solutions.
Williams is committed to Unitarian Universalism as a faith rooted in justice that calls us to transform ourselves and our world.