The PSWD Board of Trustees is an elected body of four officers, three trustees, and one youth representative. It is responsible for development of the district’s policies. Its goal is to advance the programs and purposes of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, and to support local societies. It is responsible for the preparation of the district budget, which is submitted for approval to delegates at the annual meeting.

Board Mission

The Mission of the Board of Trustees of the Pacific Southwest District of the Unitarian Universalist Association is to empower and encourage member societies to advance UU Principles and Purposes.

Board Objectives

The objectives of the PSWD Board of Trustees are to:

  • develop effective policies and deliver necessary resources
  • model inclusive and anti-oppressive behavior and language
  • create and support a staff and committee structure that will nurture the health, growth, and unity of congregations

2016- 2017 Board of Trustees

President – Jim Merrill – jim.merrill@verizon.net
Vice President – Kent Doss – rev@tapestryuu.org
Secretary – David Sheh – sdavid471@cox.net
Treasurer – Smoot Carl Mitchell – smoot@tic.com
Trustee – Matthew Crary – funkecrary@gmail.com
Trustee – Bette LaCombe – lacombe613@msn.com
Trustee – Rod Richards – rrichards@uuma.org
Youth Representative – Grace Engleman – gcengleman@gmail.com