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, and ten trustees elected at large. The Youth Observers and the President of the Association are members of the board without voting privileges. The board meets at least quarterly, with additional conference call meetings throughout the course of the year.
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.
Packets, Minutes, and Reports
- Board meeting packets, minutes, and reports are organized chronologically.
News and Announcements
Highlights from the June 2016 Board of Trustees Meetings
The Board received a timely report on the financial condition of the Association. Our position is strong and our funds are well managed. We are particularly pleased that Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Treasurer, Tim Brennan, is serving as Board Chair for the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. His appointment to that role reflects the exemplary commitment of the UUA, and our Socially Responsible Investing Committee... (Read the full board report.)
April 2016 Board Meeting Recap with Moderator Key
Miss the April 2016 board meeting? Want to know more about what was discussed, which decisions were made? Allow Moderator Jim Key to recap it for you.. (Watch the video!)