UUA president names new acting chief operating officer
President Susan Frederick-Gray names outreach director Carey McDonald to one-year term as acting chief operating officer.
UUA board to appoint commission to review Article II of bylaws
Will examine purposes and principles of the association
Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president
Minister of Phoenix, Arizona, congregation wins three-way race to become UUA’s ninth elected president and the first woman elected to the office.
UUA finances ‘remain healthy,’ reports financial advisor
But Board of Trustees needs more training in fiduciary duty, adds Lucia Santini Field.
Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change
Will analyze structural racism and white supremacy within the Unitarian Universalist Association.
UUA board votes to limit president’s ability to grant severance packages
In second day of New Orleans meeting, Board of Trustees also caps how much president can spend without board approval.
UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism
At New Orleans board meeting, trustees also discuss deficit caused by severance packages.
News brief: UUA seeks nominations for acting moderator
Apply by June 30; Board of Trustees will select a successor to the late Jim Key.
In resigning, some UUA staff received ‘shocking’ severance
Letter from interim co-presidents reveals that severance totaled more than $500,000 for employees who resigned during hiring practices controversy.
UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff
New hiring procedures aim for 40 percent of managers and professional staff to be people of color or indigenous people.
News brief: Former UUA Moderator Jim Key has died
Key, elected as moderator and chief governance officer in 2013, resigned May 13 when cancer returned.
President Peter Morales moved the UUA’s headquarters, encouraged entrepreneurs, and stressed immigration justice. His resignation opens a painful and possibly hopeful new chapter in our conversation about racism.