USSB Annual Meeting of the Membership
Sunday, June 2 at 11:30 AM in Person & Online

Click to review the Annual Meeting Agenda 2024

The Annual Meeting is a business meeting for members to vote on important ballot measures including our annual budget for the coming fiscal year and nominees for the Nominating Committee and Board of Trustees. It is also a time to celebrate our shared accomplishments over the past year, look ahead to next year, and be together in community.

Please join us for this business meeting and celebration on Sunday, June 2nd, at 11:30 in Parish Hall, as well as live-streamed on the same link as Sunday service. 

To join online, click: (Same link as service & coffee hour)
Or call into the meeting by dialing: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 960 0363 8223

Town Hall Meetings:

Please mark your calendars and join us for our upcoming Town Hall meetings to learn more about our proposed 2024-2025 budget. 

Town Hall Meeting on 2024-2025 Budget
Sunday, May 26 at 11:30 AM In-Person, in Parish Hall (and also livestreamed on Zoom)

To join, click: (Same link as service & coffee hour)
Or call into the meeting by dialing: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 960 0363 8223

Voting Information:

  • Members who have signed the membership book on or before May 2, 2024 and committed to an annual financial contribution are eligible to vote. (Members may also receive ministerial exemption from financial commitment.)
  • We will be emailing all members an electronic ballot. The ballot will be anonymous and secure. Should you not be able to vote via electronic ballot, there will be an opportunity to vote at the meeting. If you prefer to vote by mail and/or did not receive the electronic ballot, please call the office at 965-4583 or email Office Manager, Roberta Weighill
  • Members may vote by proxy. Each member attending the meeting may hold one proxy. Proxies should be dated, signed and state the name of the member to carry the proxy. Please contact the office for a proxy form.
  • The quorum for an annual meeting is one-tenth of the membership counted as present, voting by proxy or absentee ballot.

Official Voting Membership at Meeting Notice: 377
Quorum to conduct business: 10% of Total Membership: 38
The quorum to make additions or deletions from Agenda: 20% of Total Membership: 76

Ballot Items:

Adopt the 2024-2025 Fiscal Plan

Click here to view the 2024-2025 proposed Fiscal Plan

Each year the congregation votes to adopt the following fiscal year’s plan. We hope you will join us in an overview the fiscal plan at our one of our Town Hall meetings, where we will review our projected revenues and expenses for the coming fiscal year.

The Director of Administration is available to answer any budgetary questions you may have at any time. Please feel free to direct your questions to Erin Wilson.

2024-2025 Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee Slate of Candidates

Click here to view the Nominee Bios

The Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates for the Board of Trustees and for Nominating Committee. This slate of candidates will stand for election in the June 2024 Congregational Annual Meeting.

The Nominating Committee nominates the following candidates to the Board of Trustees: 

  • Ellen Broidy 2024-2027, three-year term

The Nominating Committee has received 10 or more signatures in support of the following candidates for the Nominating Committee:

  • Kathleen Boehm 2024-2027, three-year term
  • Jack Rief 2024-2027, three-year term
  • Colin Jones 2024-2026, two-year term 


Should you have any questions regarding the Annual Meeting, Ballot Measures, virtual meeting information, membership status, or financial plan, please feel free to contact our Director of Administration, Erin Wilson.