News brief: UUA Presidential Search Committee seeks input on process
The committee charged with selecting two candidates to run for UUA president is seeking feedback about its process, which was used for the first time in the 2017 election.
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.
How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?
Technology allows congregational delegates to participate and vote even if they cannot travel to New Orleans.
Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray
Three things are essential: Spiritual vitality, partnership, and organizing for impact.
Candidate statement: Alison Miller
I promise to ignite faith, empower change, and advance justice.
Candidate statement: Jeanne Pupke
It is the job of the UUA to assure that every congregation and covenanted community has the opportunity and resources to thrive.
UUA presidential election to use ranked-choice voting
Because there are more than two candidates, this election will be the first since 1977 to use the UUA’s instant runoff voting provision. Delegates’ second-choice pick may be the deciding factor.
Watch this: April 1 UUA presidential candidates forum
The three candidates running for UUA president met in the first of five regional candidate forums on April 1 in Bethesda, Maryland.
UUA president resigns amid controversy over hiring practices
The Rev. Peter Morales steps down three months before end of term amid charges that a senior hire reflects white supremacy and failures to promote staff diversity.
Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices
Latest senior hire, of a white man, highlights staff leadership that remains mostly white.
Follow the UUA presidential campaign
With three candidates on ballot, UUA will use instant run-off voting for first time since 1977; regional candidate forums begin February 25.
Pupke: ‘I want us on fire’
The Rev. Jeanne Pupke, candidate for UUA president, emphasizes executive experience and innovation.