Youth Observer Candidate Videos

Posted by T. Resnikoff // April 5th 2013 // youth // 2 comments

More than just an observation Watch the three announced candidates describe how they envision serving in the role of Youth Observer to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees for the term 2013-2014. Click here to view their self-produced candidate videos on the YaYA Vimeo channel.   Or view them directly in the order they were received  here:   Voting for the Youth Observer is now open. Click here to learn more!    

Youth Obsv Deadline Extended

Posted by Carey McDonald // March 22nd 2013 // Events and Opportunities, youth // no comments

Youth now have until April 1 to apply to be a candidate for Youth Observer to the UUA Board of Trustees! This exciting position is elected each year by youth groups in congregations across the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the Youth Observer attends each meeting of the Board (expense paid) to participate as a non-voting member in all Board discussions. The Youth Observer gets an in-depth look at how our UU leaders operate and a chance to contribute their voice to the leadership of our faith. Want to know more about the position? Read our February 28 post about the Youth Observer, or check out the Youth Observer page on uua.org. Email cmcdonald@uua.org with any questions….

Youth Observer Election – Term 2013–14

Posted by T. Resnikoff // February 28th 2013 // Events and Opportunities, youth // one comment

Youth Leadership Opportunity: YO to the UUA Board of Trustees A new Youth Observer (YO) to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees is elected by Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth in a national election every year before General Assembly. The Youth Observer to the Board is an important, national leadership position held by a UU youth. Learn about the position of Youth Observer to the UUA Board of Trustees Apply to run for the position of Youth Observer to the UUA Board of Trustees Youth Observer 2012-’13 Election Timeline March 21: Youth Observer candidate applications due March 30: Youth Observer candidate info, voting ballots available; voting opens April 23:   Youth Observer voting ballots must be…

Your New Youth Observer Is…

Posted by Carey McDonald // April 27th 2012 // UUA, youth // no comments

Congratulations to Katherine Allen, who has just been elected Youth Observer to the UUA Board of Trustees for 2012-13! Thanks to all the fabulous candidates who ran this year, it was a strong slate of youth leaders. Katherine Allen Grade in school 2012-2013: Senior Congregation: Unity Church-Unitarian, St. Paul, MN “As a member and moderator of the Youth Ministry Advisory Committee [YMAC] to the UUA president for the last two years, I’ve gained a broad perspective on the issues facing youth ministry across the country. Through YMAC and my years at GA, I’ve also become familiar with the theory and practice of policy governance. My commitment to youth ministry extends outside the denomination as I’ve had a…

Hear from the Next Youth Observer

Posted by Carey McDonald // April 19th 2012 // Events and Opportunities, UUA, youth // no comments

Wednesday’s Question and Answer Session with Youth Observer Candidates is now available online. Visit the Youth Observer website to listen to the call before your youth group submits its ballot. Now is the time to vote for Youth Observer!  Besides the online Q&A, you can also learn about the Youth Observer candidates by downloading the Candidates information sheet.When your has learned about the four candidates: Click here to vote online. Click here to vote by printed ballot. BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, APRIL 23 at midnight (in your time zone), or postmarked by April 20. The point of contact listed on your Voting Ballot will receive confirmation that we have received your ballot. The Youth Observer is one-year position…

Vote NOW for Youth Observer 2012

Posted by Jeremie Bateman // March 30th 2012 // Events and Opportunities, UUA, youth // one comment

Vote for Youth Observer and decide who will be a leading youth voice in Unitarian Universalist national discussions. This one-year position on the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees is elected each spring by congregational youth groups across the country. The Youth Observer is the primary liaison between General Assembly Youth Caucus and the Board, and represents the larger youth voice on the Board in collaboration with the Youth Trustee. How to Vote for Youth Observer Your congregation’s youth group can cast its vote in two easy ways: online or by printed ballot. Voting youth must be active in their religious community.  Youth groups complete one ballot per congregation, and groups receive number of votes based…

Youth Observer to the UUA Board – Apply by 3/21!

Posted by T. Resnikoff // March 13th 2012 // Events and Opportunities, UUA, youth // 2 comments

Youth Leadership Opportunity: YO to the UUA Board of Trustees A new Youth Observer (YO) to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees is elected by Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth in a national election every year before General Assembly. The Youth Observer to the Board is an important, national leadership position held by a UU youth. Youth Observer 2012-’13 Election Timeline March 21: Youth Observer candidate applications due March 30: Youth Observer candidate info, voting ballots available; voting opens April 23: Youth Observer voting ballots must be received (postmark Apr. 20) April 27: Youth Observer election winner announced To apply to be a candidate see the Apply to Become a Candidate For Youth Observer page…

Youth Observer Election 2012-’13: Call for Candidates

Posted by T. Resnikoff // February 23rd 2012 // Events and Opportunities, UUA, youth // no comments

Youth Leadership Opportunity: YO to the UUA Board of Trustees A new Youth Observer (YO) to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees is elected by Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth in a national election every year before General Assembly. The Youth Observer to the Board is an important, national leadership position held by a UU youth. Youth Observer 2012-’13 Election Timeline March 21: Youth Observer candidate applications due March 30: Youth Observer candidate info, voting ballots available; voting opens April 23: Youth Observer voting ballots must be received (postmark Apr. 20) April 27: Youth Observer election winner announced To apply to be a candidate see the Apply to Become a Candidate For Youth Observer page…