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Committees

The following is a list of UUFSC's committees, their purpose, their chair people and members. Please consider where you may want to get involved and contact the chairperson or a member of that committee. Please note for vacancies with the word "VACANT" that indicate a particular need on that committee.

Communication Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for the dissemination of information for and about the Fellowship. We establish communication policies and procedures and coordinate Fellowship outreach efforts through an array of media including the monthly newsletter The Quest, our website and social media.

  • Gary Albaugh

  • Michael Benoit

  • Hal Cohen

  • Richard Goffman

  • Sue Weiner

Finance Committee

Provides advice to the Executive Board on projected future financial needs and how to meet them.

  • Hal Cohen, Treasurer - Chair

  • Barbara Kelly

  • Elliott Sweetser

Endowment/Planned Giving Committee

Enhances the long-term financial stability of UUFSC by education and encouraging members to make planned gifts and bequests.

  • Elliott Sweetser - Chair

  • Mary Tiebout, Minister (Advisor)

Stewardship Committee

Responsible for the strategic planning and development of resources to support the mission and vision of UUFSC.

  • Jeff Wallis - Chair

  • Hal Cohen

  • Barbara Kelly

  • Sally Sattin

  • Susan Weiner

Aesthetics Committee

Decides on the suitability of proposed building decorations/modifications.

  • Sharon Pontier - Chair

  • Michael Bengis

  • Joan Karp

  • Debbie Rice

  • Jeri Doherty

  • Marian Bengis

  • Alexis Tomlinson

  • Marilyn Chapman

Building and Grounds

Monitors and assesses Fellowship building and grounds for maintenance and repairs and makes recommendations about same.

  • Wayne Daniel - Chair

  • Michael Bengis

  • Karen MaGill

  • Thom Porter

  • Paul Wegman

Fellowship Support Committee

Coordinates support for individual members as needed.

  • Hal Cohen - Chair

  • Marilyn Chapman

  • Toni Soderholm

  • Susan Weiner

  • Karen MaGill

  • Phil Weiner

  • Mary Tiebout, Minister (Advisor)

Publicity Committee

Works to increase UUFSC's visibility in the broader community.

  • Jeri Doherty - Chair

  • Linda Hendrixson​

  • Aimee Dlugos

  • Peter Osborne

Social Action Committee

Coordinates UUFSC's volunteer efforts in the community and organizes members to take action on issues of public policy.

  • Jeri Doherty, Chair and Board Liaison (Interfaith Hospitality Network, UULMNJ)

  • Debbie Rice (Manna House)

  • Donna Brady (UU Legislative Ministry of NJ)

  • Audrey Nagel (People Help)

  • Linda Watkins-Goffman

  • Sharon Pontier

Green Sanctuary Committee

Promotes environmental responsibility both at the level of the UUFSC and of its individual members.

  • VACANT - Chair

  • Laura Dempsey

  • Chris deVries

  • Alexis Tomlinson

  • Debbie Rice

  • Jeri Doherty

  • Sharon Pontier

  • Marilyn Chapman

Religious Education Committee

Assists the Religious Education Director in planning and implementing the Religious Education program.

  • Lauren Jones-Rabbitt, Religious Education Director and Chair

  • Jeri Doherty

  • Chris deVries

  • Marcia Smith

  • Kelly Moore-Finley

  • Mary Tiebout, Minister (Advisor)

Program Committee

Organizes Sunday service programs for weeks when Rev. Tiebout is not present.

  • Mary Redus - Co-Chair

  • Jeff Wallis - Co-Chair

  • Jim Kasperzak

  • Michael Busche

  • Michael Benoit

  • Mary Tiebout, Minister (Advisor)

Supermarket Card Committee

  • Toni Soderholm - Co-Chair

  • Alexis Tomlinson - Co-Chair

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