From Left to Right: Brenda Bean (Secretary), Hugo Liepmann (At-Large), Steve Gold (At-Large), Claudia Clark (President), Jennifer Matthews (At-Large), Fran Dodd (Financial Officer), Ansel Ploog (Vice-President)


Acting on behalf of the Congregation, the UCM Governing Board sets goals and policies, and monitors the execution of these goals and policies. The Board ensures that the Congregation is acting in concert with and toward the achievement of its Mission. It functions as the Congregation’s visionary leaders: creating policies, establishing priorities, and monitoring and evaluating programs and policies in service to the Mission. The Board also provides fiscal oversight.

2023-2024 UCM Board Members

Claudia Clark (President), Ansel Ploog (Vice-President), Fran Dodd (Financial Officer), Brenda Bean (Secretary), Members-at-Large: Steve Gold and Hugo Liepmann (Third at-large seat to be filled). The UCM Board meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 4:00-6:00pm. Members and friends are welcome to attend meetings. If you would like more information, please contact Claudia Clark, Board President.


For Additional Reading & Learning:

2023-2024 UCM Governing Board Goals

2021 UCM Board Working Vision Statement

UCM Board Working Priorities for 2021

UCM Board Meeting Minutes (2019 – present)

UCM Annual Reports (2015 – present)

Building for the Future (BFF) Feasibility Study Report – Executive Summary Only (January 8, 2020)

Building for the Future (BFF) Final Feasibility Report (December 2019 – January 2020)

Next Steps Weekend Report (January-February, 2019)

Growth Trajectory Report (June 20, 2017)

Approved UCM 2020 Vision Statement (January 5, 2016)

Approved UCM 2020 Strategic Plan (PDF) (June 7, 2016)

Introduction to the 2020 Vision Task Force (2015)