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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

UUA trustees with blogs comment on board meeting.

At least two trustees on the board of the Unitarian Universalist Association are blogging about the quarterly board meeting held this past weekend in Boston. (How transparent!) At UUA View from Berkeley, Linda Laskowski, the new trustee from the Pacific Central District, offers general comments about the experience of being a new trustee, but promises an upcoming post on changes in the rules governing independent affiliates [link added 10.25.07]. She wrote earlier posts about independent affiliates and funds for theological education, two of the hot topics on the board's agenda recently.

Her colleague from the fire-ravaged Pacific Southwest District, Tom Loughrey, also offers general observations and promises more, although I can imagine that the fires may have taken his attention in other directions since the weekend. [Here's Tom's report. 10.29.07]

UU World senior editor Jane Greer attended the board meetings and will be writing about them for uuworld.org.

Copyright © 2007 by Philocrites | Posted 23 October 2007 at 9:04 PM

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6 comments:

Philocrites:

October 24, 2007 07:40 AM | Permalink for this comment

I had misspelled Loughrey's name initially, but have fixed it.

Tom Loughrey:

October 24, 2007 02:22 PM | Permalink for this comment

Thanks for the mention. It is primarily geared toward the folks here in the PSWD. And yes, the fires have been distracting from the time we flew back in from Boston on Sunday night and could see them out our windows on both sides of the plane. I hope to be back to finish up the saturday and Sunday items for the blog. Tom Loughrey

Philocrites:

October 24, 2007 02:38 PM | Permalink for this comment

Two other trustees also have public blogs, but have not written about the board meeting: Rosemary Bray McNatt (the new trustee from the Metro New York District) and Anna Olsen (the new trustee from the Thomas Jefferson District).

Philocrites:

October 25, 2007 08:20 AM | Permalink for this comment

Here's Linda Laskowski's glimpse into the Board's logic for purging the ranks of independent affiliates.

Philocrites:

November 9, 2007 12:53 PM | Permalink for this comment

Rosemary Bray McNatt, the trustee from the Metro New York District, has launched a separate blog for her commentary as a trustee: Trustee Talk.



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