Staff and Leadership

If you are interested in getting involved with UUFA please contact our leaders to find out how ! 

Rev. Donald Rollins is our minister and is available 1/4 time.  Rev. Rollins serves UUFA one Sunday per month in the pulpit and is available to guide and consult with leadership and members throughout the year as time and circumstance permit. Rev. Rollins contract as a consultant is in effect for a 9 month period beginning Sept. 1, 2019 and ending May 31st 2020.  To contact Rev. Rollins please send an e-mail to: minister@uuathens.org

UUFA Executive Committee Members – 2019-20 – The purpose of the Executive Committee is to oversee the ongoing business of the UUFA as a representative group elected by the Congregational Assembly. It has the authority to make decisions and to ensure that these decisions are carried out.

All meetings are open to any UUFA Member. Contact: board@uuathensoh.org

Barb Harrison – President- president-elect@uuathens.org

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Susan Westenbarger – President Elect

Patrick Gordon – Treasurer/Endowment/Finance Chair – treasurer@uuathens.org

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Marilyn Zwayer  – Recorder –recorder@uuathens.org

Richard Thieret –  Sexton/Endowment  – sexton@uuathens.org

Brian Richards  –  Board Member at large

Roberta Roberson – Board Member at large/finance committee

Katie Evans  – Board Member at large/Programming Co-Chair

Dr. Jessie Roberson, J.D.

Dr. Jessie Roberson, J.D.

Jessie Roberson,  Board Member at Large

Programming Committee 

The programming committee maintains and provides topics and programs for all Sunday services and event services.
In addition the committee may coordinate the schedule of UUFA events and provide programming for public outreach efforts. The programming committee meets the on the first Tuesday of every month.

 

Wenda Sheard  – Co- Chair – programming@uuathens.org

Katie Evans – Co- Chair Programming

Brian Richards – Programming committee member

 

Choir Director, Megan Cameron – choirdirector@uuathens.org

Religious Exploration Committee

The RE committee maintains and schedules programming and personnel for Children’s education during the weekly
Sunday service. In addition the committee schedules and provides programming for youth and young adults.
The RE committee may also coordinate with the Programming Committee on community outreach programming.

Wenda Sheard –  Chairperson – re@uuathens.org

 

Maggie Moreda – RE Instructor

 

Committee on Ministry / Membership Committee (these two committees will work in tandem for the 2019-20 year)

The purpose of the Committee on Ministry  is to strengthen the quality of ministry within the UUFA and among its members. As such, COM will maintain an active role within the UUFA to address the concerns and needs of the Congregation as a whole. The responsibilities of COM is to be a support group for the Minister and a communication channel between the Minister and the UUFA. In alternate years the committee shall evaluate the ministry of the Minister and the ministry of the UUFA.  Additional responsibilities include creating, updating, and maintaining the Membership Covenant, a Policy on Conflict Resolution and Response to Disruptive Behavior and  the UUFA vision and mission statement. Finally COM will also address any membership issues involving needs, concerns, or behavior.

Membership Committee 

The Membership committee maintains a representative to greet new attendees at every public service and to encourage them to fill out a visitor’s card. The committee also maintains contact with individual members about needs and concerns. When relevant the committee will bring any issue needing further address to the Committee on Ministry.

Marsha Nagy

Marsha Nagy

Marsha Nagy – Co-Chair – membership@uuathens.org

Wenda Sheard – Co-Chair –  com@uuathens.org

Jackie Warmke

Jackie Warmke

Jackie Warmke  – COM member

 

Robin Barnes –  COM member

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Facilities 

The facilities committee maintains the buildings, grounds, and IT infrastructure of the UUFA. The committee also assists the Sexton in execution of the their duties.

Richard Thieret  – Sexton – facilities@uuathens.org

Fred Snell – Facilities committee member

Rentals 

Barb Harrison – rentals@uuathens.org

 

Finance Committee 

The finance committee maintains complete records of all financial pledges to the UUFA, maintains complete records of all donations to the UUFA Endowment Fund, maintains complete records of all receipts and payments. In addition the committee prepares tax returns and other financial documents as required by law. They are also responsible to arrange a yearly audit at the end of the fiscal year and present the report at the next following Executive Committee meeting.
At the end of the fiscal year the committee shall prepare and submit for Executive Committee approval an annual
financial report delineating total income and expense by budget category. The financial report
shall be published in the first UUFA newsletter following its approval.  Finally they will assist the Treasurer in executing the Treasurer’s duties.

Patrick Gordon

Patrick Gordon, Chair

Patrick Gordon , Chair – finance@uuathens.org

 

Endowment Committee 

The purpose of the Endowment Committee is to oversee and make recommendations for the management of the
UUFA Endowment Fund  to the Executive Committee with regard for the concerns and needs of the Congregation as a whole.

Patrick Gordon – Endowment Chair –  endowment@uuathens.org 

 

Richard Theiret – Endowment Chair

Communication Committee The duty of the committee is to a. Maintain methods of communication within the UUFA. Specifically to promote knowledge about the UUFA within the community at large, have general charge of UUFA records and arrange for the records’ retention, storage, publication, and disposal. In addition the committee will maintain the Bylaws, posting publicly the current version, and saving all previous versions noting date of adoption and replacement. Finally, the committee is charged with maintaining status of current elected officials’ terms including date of election, date of installation to office, and date of term expiration, and make that information publicly available. The committee will also assist the Recorder in executing the Recorder’s duties.

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Marilyn Zwayer – Recorder   – communications@uuathens.org

Wenda Sheard –  Greensheet/Mailing Lists/Member Records

 

 

 

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