Established by: UUA Bylaws Section 11.8 and 12.8
The Board of Review hears appeals from ministers or credentialed religious educators who have had their final fellowship or credentialing status terminated by the Ministerial Fellowship Committee or the Religious Education Credentialing Committee. No appeal is allowed from the Board of Review’s decision. The Board of Review shall make rules to carry out this intent.
Oversight: Office of the Executive Vice President
Staff Liaison: Kay Montgomery
Membership: The Board of Review shall consist of eight members as follows:
Election and Term: One member of the Board of Review who is neither a minister nor a credentialed religious educator shall be elected at each regular General Assembly held in an odd-numbered year, as well as one member who is either a minister in final fellowship or a credentialed religious educator-masters level and each shall serve for terms of eight years and until their successors are elected and qualified.
Qualifications: No member of the Board of Review shall, during the term of office, be a member of the Ministerial Fellowship Committee, the Religious Education Credentialing Committee or hold any salaried position in the Association. Members must be a member of a member congregation.
Removal: A member of the Board of Review may be removed without hearing by the vote of six other members.
Time commitment: As needed.
Rules of the Board of Review(PDF)
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Last updated on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
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