COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

Jenga Blocks for deep sharing, courtesy of Joy Berry 

All our Committees are composed of volunteers.  If you are a LREDA member and interested in serving on a committee, please let us know by contacting Juliet or one of the volunteers listed under the particular committee

Click here for our expense reimbursement form.    

Please use this form when you write your committee report to the Board.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating committee consists of five to six members with staggered three-year terms, elected by the membership. 

 They work independently of the Board to fill Board vacancies, assessing needs and various criteria in the nominating process.  

Additionally, they help to fill committee positions by asking for and referring names to the Vice President of the Board. 

The Committee consists of:

  • Emmie Schlobohm
  • Carson Jones
  • Jenn Blosser
  • Jil Novenski
  • Corinna Whiteaker-Lewis

Contact them at nominating@lreda.org.   

To apply for a Board or Committee position use this Application Form

Use the LREDA Nom Com Brag Page to recommend yourself or others to LREDA board or committee positions.

LREDA Committee on Mentoring

The LREDA Committee on Mentoring (LCOM) is a committee of the Liberal Religious Educator’s Association Board (LREDA).

What Does the LREDA Committee on Mentoring Do?​

LCOM is responsible for:

  • Serving as LREDA’s institutional presence in the UUA’s Religious Education Credentialing program; 
  • Working with the UUA’s Religious Education Credentialing Committee (including the LREDA Representative to the RECC) and the UUA’s Professional Development Programs Manager (PDPM) to set requirements, rules, policies, and practices around Mentoring for credentialing; 
  • Matching credentialing candidates with credentialed mentors; 
  • Providing training for mentors; 
  • Evaluating the mentoring component, and with the RECC and the PDPM, make any necessary changes.

For more information contact mentoring@lreda.org

LREDA needs new Mentors to support and guide our newest credentialing applicants.

If you are credentialed at any level, please apply to be a mentor and take the newly designed mentor training with Sara Lewis and Pat Infante in March / April.

Resources for Mentors

LREDA Credentialing Mentor Drop-in Sessions

The next drop-in session for Mentors in the Credentialing Program will be Wednesday, April 17, 2pm. (ET) We’ll discuss questions, successes and brainstorm responses to problems and concerns and resources. 

The sessions are confidential and informal. You are welcome to attend as a past, current or future mentor in the current UUA Credentialing Program. Questions can be directed to this month’s convenor, Gabrielle Farrell, LREDA Committee on Mentoring, at gabemac1017@gmail or check for her phone # in the LREDA directory.

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84158548989

LCOM members are:

Gabrielle Farrell

Chair (term ends June 2024)
Dawn Star 
Sarahs-Borchelt 

(term ends June 2025)

Catherine Loya

(term ends June 2024)

Sarah Cannon

(term ends June 2026)

Mary Carter-Vail

(term ends June 2026)

Jenga blocks by Joy Berry

21st Century Committee

Liaison is Treasurer.  This committee is currently inactive and being restructured.


Finance Committee


Liaison is Treasurer. This committee is currently being restructured.

Photo courtesy of Linnea Nelson. Fall Conference 2019