Introduction for New Board Members: 

Recognizing that being a new member on the board can be daunting, this manual is an attempt to organize useful information in an easily accessible form.

It is not expected that you would read it in its entirety. Some pages are for reference only.

The Board Binder in the Board of Trustees Dropbox is the complete governance document reference (all policies and committee charges and ministerial contracts/agreements).  A link to this is available to Board Members via

Board Covenant

Board Procedures

Perpetual Calendar

Congregation Mission

Congregation Vision

Congregation Covenant (Covenant of Right Relations)


Governance Policy (policy-based governance)

Strategic Plan Summary–2015 (full report)

Policies (selected; remainder in UUCD Board Dropbox)

Organization Chart & Leadership Groups

Current Budget with Highlights

Annual Report 2018-2019

Congregational Board Member Training (from UUA)—12 sections