Board Members with Rev. Dana Worsnop
(2016-17 UUCV Board From left to right: Mark Gale, Jim Waldron, Vel Linden-Akseven, Bryan Buck, Kassy Erickson, (bottom row:) Chuck Samonsky, Rev. Dana Worsnop and Kimberly Prieto)

Board of Trustees

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura holds elections of trustees annually at the Annual Meeting each June.

The 2016-17 Board of Trustees are:

President: Bryan Buck

Vice President: Chuck Samonsky

Secretary: Vel Linden-Akseven

Treasurer: Jim Waldron

Trustees at Large: Kimberly Prieto, Mark Gale, Katherine (Kassy) Erickson

The President, Treasurer and one Trustee-at-Large are elected for two-year terms in even-numbered years; the Secretary and two Trustees-at-Large are elected for two-year terms in odd-numbered years; the Vice-President is elected annually.  Board candidates are put forward by the Leadership Development Committee.

The board meets on the 3rd Thursday at 6 p.m. in the conference room (near the piano). Members are welcome to attend at any time. 

Other Elected Leaders
Appointed by the Minister 
Committee on Ministry (COT) – Kitty Merrill, Dorothy Wootan, and Gary Zinik

Appointed by the Board

Ministry and Operations Team (MOT) Lay Members – Jim Merrill and Carolyn Briggs (The minister is the third member.)
Chairs of the following committees:
Leadership Development – Katie Turner
Finance – David Smith
Building and Grounds – no chair
Membership – Gudrun Eastham
Children’s RE- Erica Duffy
Social Action – Lety Ball
Adult Programs Coordinating Team (APCT) – Beverly Jordan, Xenia Young and Annette Gale
Spiritual Growth (Acting) – Beverly Jordan
Assoc. District Rep. – Jim Merrill
Publicity – Kitty Merrill