Specific functions of the UUCF Board of Directors include:

  • Maintaining close communications with the UUCF membership to understand their needs and aspirations for UUCF.
  • Supporting, managing and evaluating the performance of the professional ministers and the Coordinating Team (CT).
  • Developing and articulating UUCF’s mission, vision and ends.
  • Providing leadership and accountability for large strategic initiatives, such as capital campaign and the building programs.
  • Providing leadership and visibility in crisis situations working closely with the CT.
  • Planning and conducting the UUCF Annual Meeting and other general membership meetings as they are needed.
  • Developing and maintaining UUCF’s operating policies and Governance Manual.
  • Providing oversight and final approval for the operating budget, and evaluating funds raised for programs to ensure the congregation’s values and mission are achieved.
  • Participating in the strategic planning process and using the strategic plan as a primary guide for evaluating CT performance.
  • Maintaining operational understanding of UUCF’s governance structure. Regularly reviewing governance structure and revising, as needed.
  • Developing Board goals and managing and evaluating the Board’s accomplishment of these goals.