Anna Tally

Membership Team Member, Connections Team Co-chair


Barbara Stebbins-Boaz

Committee Member

It would be my honor to serve on the UUCS Nominating Committee. I have been a Unitarian for about 30 years starting in Providence, Rhode Island. When I moved to Salem in 1998 to take a faculty position at Willamette University, one of the attractions … read more.


Ben Cavaletto

LRE Team Chair

Beth Ann Huffine

I grew up in Chicago and moved to Salem after college and have lived here for 30 years. I have a son in college and work as a librarian.

I started attending UUCS in 2015 or 2016 and became a member in 2017. I am a … read more.


Beth Meyers-Shenai

Marion County EarthWISE liaison

Marion County EarthWISE liaison
Facilities Team member


Brenna Norval

I am currently co-chair of the Membership Team. I work for the Salem-Keizer School District as a special
education assistant, currently at Straub middle school, I play handbells at St Paul’s Episcopal church, I
love to ride my recumbent trike during my summer vacations and … read more.


Christine Ertl

Board Chair
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I am running for Board Chair again this year after serving for over a year already as chair. I’ve been a UUCS member since 1994 and have had a variety of experiences that have informed my about how our congregation supports each other. I’ve volunteered … read more.


Christine Keese-Ferguson

Director, Seat #1

I have been a member of UUCS since the mid-1990s.  My involvement within the congregation from that time until present includes regular attendance for services, RE teacher for 3 years, coordinator and facilitator of a parent support group focused on behavioral techniques and approaches, greeter … read more.


Connie Anderson

I am from Salem. I have been involved with UUCS is some manner for around 13 years. I finally became a member in 2019 with my wife. I appreciate the diversity and inclusivity of this congregation.


Diana Nicholson-Nelson

Internship Committee


Dina Triest

Team Member

Don Beckman

Life Lines Lay Minister

Don Wolf

Director, Seat #5

I’ve been a member of UUCS since 2003. Over the years I’ve served on various committees, coordinated a Sunday morning book group for six years, been a member of the Board, and Board Secretary, and taught various adult RE classes, including co-teaching the recent World Religions course. … read more.


Emma Kreger

Congregational Administrator
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Eric Schuman

Life Lines Lay Minister

George Piter

Life Lines Lay Minister

George Struble


Jack Tally

SJT Co-chair

For over 20 years, I have been a member of various UU congregations. The first church was in upstate New York. The membership was rather small. My wife Anna, a fellow UU member, was interested in finding a spiritual home for our two children. The … read more.


Jackie Klimowicz

Life Lines Lay Minister

Jane Maute

Cordon Road Stewardship Coordinator

Janet Stevens

Director, Seat #6

I was born a Unitarian and raised UU. I joined UUCS in 2008. I am currently a member of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Music Team, member of the Worship Team, Choir member and I lead the Women’s Retreat Committee. Our congregation, like … read more.


Jean Logan

Life Lines Lay Minister

Jean Sherbeck

Partner Church Coordinator


Joel Martin

Team Member

Joel Woodman

I would consider it an honor to serve on the UUCS Nomination Committee as an interim member for the remaining year of a vacated position. A member since 2014, I have been actively engaged in a variety of volunteer positions.  Some of my past involvements … read more.


John Prohodsky

SJT Co-chair

Current roles:
Board Treasurer
Finance Team Chair
Stewardship Team member
Facilities Team member

I am humbled to be elected for the UUCS Treasurer. I will work with the Board to establish systems to insure UUCS has robust finances as well as manage UUCS finances. Being Finance Team chair, … read more.


Jon Chinburg

Life Lines Lay Minister

Jordyn Sweeney

Office Administrator
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Julianne (Juli) Patton

I’ve been attending UUCS since the summer of 2018, when my husband and I moved to Keizer, and became a member in early 2019. Prior to moving here, I attended the UU church in Bremerton, WA, where I facilitated a Chalice Circle and volunteered with … read more.


Karen Piter

Life Lines Lay Minister

Memorial Wall


Kay Cogswell

Life Lines Lay Minister

Life Lines Lay Minister


Kit Abrahamson

Pianist

Laura Christian

Music Director
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Lisa Marcus

Director, Seat #3

UUCS came into my life when I was fairly new to Salem in 2013 and looking for a spiritual home and community. I brought my love of singing to the choir in the fall of 2014 and although not currently able to sing with my … read more.


Lorna Youngs

Chair

Chair, Lifelines Lay Ministry


Lynn Cardiff

Past Board Chair; Facilities Team Coordinator; Life Lines Lay Minister; Director Seat #4

Current Roles:

Past Board Chair
Lifelines Lay Minister
RE Team Volunteer
Membership Team Member
Women’s Alliance co-Chair

I have been a member of UUCS for almost 48 years. I was on the board for a few years in the 1980’s. After that I focused on singing in the choir … read more.


Megan Roller

Many of you already know me since I have been attending UUCS for over 6 years now and have been a member for over 5. If you don’t know me, or perhaps only know me by sight, my name is Megan Roller (formally Altorfer, Reverend … read more.


Michelle Blake

I’ve been a member of UUCS since 1996, first serving as an RE teacher, celebrant/anchor, and greeter. More recently, I’ve served as coordinator of the Addictions Ministry. In 2013, my husband and I exchanged wedding vows under the beautiful stained glass in our UUCS sanctuary, with … read more.


Molly Brown

Director, Lifespan Religious Education
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Open

Board Vice-chair

Phil Smith

Life Lines Lay Minister

Life Lines Lay Minister


Rebekah Johnson

Janitor

I am a mother of two, and a wife. I love to paint, do puzzles and be outdoors. For a decade, I balanced work and school with a focus on fashion design. After having my first child however my priorities changed to being a mother. … read more.


Reverend Rick Davis

Reverend Rick Davis

Senior Minister
revrick@uusalem.org


Reverend Richard R. Davis (“Rev. Rick”) became senior minister at UUCS in 1993. He was originally drawn to Unitarian Universalism through his interest in world religions, particularly Zen Buddhism that guides his daily meditation.The UU religious movement became his spiritual home, as it promotes free and … read more.


Rob Schiff

Rob Schiff

Team Member

I have been a member of UUCS for thirty years, having served on the Board for a number of years including, as its Chair. Throughout the years I have also served on a number of committees, currently including the Internship Committee and as the leader … read more.


Robin LaMonte

Robin LaMonte

Board Secretary

I come from a religious background. My parents were missionaries in the Kodiak Island region of Alaska. I sang in church choirs, and in high school and college choirs. After college, however, I was engaged in family and work activities and did not have time … read more.


Ruth Larson

Team Member

Sara Shatto

Family Promise Coordinator

Sharon Pierson

Treasurer; Webmaster
treasurer@uusalem.org


I joined UUCS in 2015 and retired shortly thereafter. I’ve been working on the Communications team since then, helping with the conversion to our existing website. Eventually, I took over as webmaster. I’ve also helped with several events and projects at UUCS. … read more.


Stephanie Jernstedt

Chair

Chair, Safer Congregation Committee


Steven Ovens

Director, Seat #2

I am currently semi-retired and now working part time for Linn County General Services. In the past I’ve worked at Willamette University, leaving there in 2004 as the Maintenance Supervisor for the campus and meeting the needs of the infrastructure for approximately 1.3 million square … read more.


Susan Farris-Gosser


Vicki Cunningham

Chair
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