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Board of Trustees and Lay Leadership


The Society elects nine of its members as its governing body. They are entrusted with decisions to ensure that its purposes are fulfilled and that it continues to thrive as a healthy organization.
Trustees and Officers 2021-2022

  • Shelley Shreffler, Chair
  • Amanda Harrington, Vice Chair
  • George Hutchinson, Secretary
  • Barb Lutz, Treasurer
  • Richard Seurer
  • Denise Victora de Meireles
  • Drew Bekius
  • Erika Bovee
  • (One vacancy)

Board meetings are open with the exception of Executive Sessions. Meetings are normally held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Society. Minutes and special Board communications are found on a separate page.

Team and Committee Leaders

Any member in good standing may serve as a chair. Some committees/teams are open to all with an interest while others are appointed by the Trustees. Not all bodies have a designated chair.


  • Active Voices, Anita Martinez
  • Aesthetics Team: Jeff Magnuson
  • Alliance: Marcy Leussler, Barb Lutz, Jean Moede, Bruce Nelson
  • Archives/History: Wendy Jerome
  • Art in the Gallery:  Jim Dryden 
  • Assembly Tech Team: Jacob Mullis
  • Audio-Visual: Bob Aderhold and George Greene
  • Bookstore: Phoebe Dahlquist
  • Buildings and Grounds: Bruce Nelson
  • Caring Circles: Thue Rasmussen
  • Climate Justice: Andie Stiles and Catherine Jordan
  • Moving Toward Equity: Amanda Harrington and Sue Blackwell
  • Finance: Paul Riedesel
  • First Unitarian Foundation: Bob Aderhold
  • First Hour Forums: Gene Martinez
  • Hospitality-Greeters/Coffee: Joyce Blomquist
  • Hospitality-Ushers: Steve Pratt
  • Library: Steve Hansen
  • Mental Health Awareness Team
  • Nominations: Richard Seurer
  • Religious Education: Kari Harris
  • Retreat to the Woods: Cynthia Nast
  • Right Relations Team: Thue Rasmussen
  • Seasonal Celebrations: Audrey Kingstrom
  • Service Auction:  
  • Social Media: Rebecca Chesin
  • Stewardship: Jenna Hutchinson
  • Web Team:  



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