Our Board of Trustees

Guiding Our Mission

We, the Board of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, covenant to actively and reflectively hold ourselves accountable to this Covenant.

In service to a culture of equity and inclusion:

We will work for equity and inclusion, countering systemic oppression in all we do for UUCM; we will work to overcome historic and institutional white privilege and other forms of structural inequities… read more

Our Lay Leadership

Our vibrant congregational life is made largely possible by a host of dedicated lay leaders.

To contact any of these lay leaders, you can log into Realm to make contact directly. If you are not a member, contact admin@uumontclair.org.


Council on MinistryDan Silver
Strategic Planning Task ForceMatt Silverman Nancy Franklin
Reopening Task ForceNick Lewis
Personnel TeamDenise Rogers

Worship & Celebration

Worship TeamLaura Anthony
Music CommitteeAnne Sailer
FlowersElizabeth Walsh
Sacred Wheel (CUUPS)Ann Trip
Memorial GardenSteve Schoenweisner

Family Ministry

Internship TeamKathryn Counsell Dana Moore
RE CommitteeJason Brome Ghana Hylton
Parent CoordinatorsJill Wodnick Anneliese Scherfen
Mortenson ScholarshipNicole Rinklin

Welcome & Engagement

Connection CafeDana Moore
Membership TeamNancy Silverman
Sunday GreetersDavid Hanley
Harvest the PowerDana Moore
Nominating & Leadership Development Laura Anthony
Communications TeamDeborah Ann Tripoldi
Building and GroundsJohn Carlton Ed Martoglio
Emergency Preparedness & Safety TeamPeter Arian
AestheticsKaren Fried
ArchivesRebecca Doggett Irene Sanderson
Denominational AffairsTeresa DeSousa
Finance CommitteeDavid Bessey
Pledge Team
Stewardship TeamDennis Kurtti
Endowment/InvestmentDavid Bessey
Auction TeamChristian Turek Nick Lewis
Planned GivingJudy Lutzy
MarketplaceTanya Dixon

Service & Justice

Social Justice CoalitionTeresa DeSousa Johanna Foster
BLUU (Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism)Dana Moore
After School Program
Mantel of GivingKate Conroy
Undoing RacismJane Gaertner Anneliese Scherfen
Out FrontBecca Siebert
Interfaith Hospitality NetworkSusan Krcmar
UU Faith ActionNick Lewis
Sharing Our RichesPat Preblick
UU Mesh CafeDavid Bronstein Kathryn Counsell

Care & Connection

Care TeamLisa Auslander Arlene Marin
Senior Lunch BunchGary Sanderson
Younger Adult GroupLaura Anthony Bridgett Nast
Women’s GroupMary Ann Ficker Marcia Mandel
Grief SupportDick Kessler
Men’s GroupChristian Turek
Dream GroupJerry Boucher
UUs for Jewish AwarenessHillary Fandel Helen Lippman Marcia Mandel
Cakes for the Queen of HeavenKate Simmons Amy Wolosoff
Covenant GroupsClaudia Sanders
Theatre GroupLaura Thomas