Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin represents the congregation in shaping the vision and long-term goals of the church. We ensure the church is externally effective and internally efficient, and we create policy and direction for the Executive Team and church staff.

Contact the Board
For matters concerning church policy, long-term vision and goals, contact one of the board members shown below.  We want to hear from you! For concerns or ideas on matters related to church programming, contact the senior minister.

Become a Member of the Board of Trustees
Trustees serve three-year terms. Three new trustees are elected to the board each at the semi-annual congregational meeting in May. In the spring, the Nominating Committee identifies and interviews interested board candidates to select a slate for election by the congregation.

Board of Trustees Meeting Times
The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin Board of Trustees meet once a month at the church on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The board meetings are open and anyone is welcome to attend. Minutes of each board meeting are posted at right.

Congregational Meetings
The congregation as a whole meets twice a year (in December and May) to hear a state of the church address and to vote on decisions and other issues reserved to the congregation within the bylaws or of general importance. In practice, this means a vote on the church budget in December and a vote on a slate of candidates to serve on the church Nominating Committee and Board of Trustees in May. The church bylaws also allow for specially called congregational meetings as needed.

To contact all of the board of trustees, you may send an e-mail to the board of trustees mailing list at justboard@austinuu.org. Most communications to the board are best directed to the entire board instead of individual board members.

President:
Jairy Grisaffe
jairyheadshot01 president at austinuu.org
President-Elect: Sean Ramsey Sean vicepresident at austinuu.org
Secretary:
Treasurer:
Dan Griffiths
P1090186 dan.griffiths at austinuu.org
Trustee: Ken Pfluger ken.pfluger at austinuu.org
Trustee:
Nancy Dittmar-Stout
unnamed nancy.dittmar-stout at austinuu.org
Trustee: Jennifer Knudsen P1040011  jennifer.knudsen at austin.org
Trustee:
Scott Butki
P1090177 scott.butki at austinuu.org
Trustee:
Phil Hewitt
-2 phil.hewitt at austinuu.org
Ex Officio:
Senior Minister & Executive Meg Barnhouse
meg headshot1 meg.barnhouse@austinuu.org

 

 

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