Unity of Santa Barbara
Annual Meeting Sunday, March 4, 2018
Welcome Letter and Agenda
Dear Unity of Santa Barbara Member,
Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held THIS Sunday, March 4, 2018 following the one Sunday service (Begins at approximately 11:30 a.m.). We want to thank you in advance for your attendance at this meeting. You make the difference and your guidance and participation is essential to our vibrant, inclusive spiritual community.
THE MATTERS TO BE VOTED ON ARE:
1. We will review the financial vibrancy of the ministry and vote on approval of the interim budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
2. We will elect six members to the Board of Trustees. The Nominating Committee has selected excellent candidates for your consideration: Ani Ahavah, Russ Chaffin, Alison Jordan, Sarah Linares, Jim Knight and Jim Kwako. Their biographies and photos are enclosed with this packet for your review.
We offer our loving gratitude to Derek Carlson, Joanne Deck, Diane Doiron, Nola Force, MaryJo McGrath and Aaron Ritter for their dedicated service on the Board of Trustees. We also express our love and appreciation to Barbara Greene for her time and service on the Board for 5/1-2 years. None of these board members will continue to serve.
3. The Nominating Committee for next year's election of the Board of Trustees will be selected. You will vote for two members and two alternates from the membership.
4 Approval of the Minutes of the 2017 Annual Meeting and the February 24, 2018 Special Members Meeting.
All New Business items have been presented and incorporated. Spontaneous items that have not been submitted prior to the meeting will not be included.
You support our spiritual community in countless ways and we thrive together as a spirit-led family. Many of you have been of service here year after year and we wholeheartedly thank you. We welcome all to volunteer and be part of the excitement and our expanding future. We are grateful for each of you and for all that you do.
Our membership and participation is the very essence of Unity of Santa Barbara. Please add the Annual Meeting to your list of priorities. Your votes matter, your informed presence makes a difference. We look forward to seeing you on March 4.