For details about the duties and responsibilities of the Trustees, Officers, and Committees, see  Bylaws of First Parish Dorchester

2023-2024 Board of Trustees

(term end date in parentheses)

Larry L’Italien, Co-Chair (2024)
Lou Whiting, Co-Chair (2024)
Chuck Hagenbuch (2025)
Mary Fernandez-Buehrens (2026)
Michele Oyie (2025)
Julie Simmons (2025)
vacant (2026)

Anyone may use and to communicate with the Trustees about whatever issues might arise, in addition to using each Trustee’s individual contact information.

Other Elected Officers

Treasurer: Jenn Cartee
Financial Secretary: Betsy Miessner
Clerk: Laura Maltby

UUA General Assembly Delegates:  Jenn Cartee & Betsy Miessner
UU Urban Ministry Delegates: Laura Maltby

Committees of First Parish Dorchester

(leads in parentheses)

Buildings & Grounds (Trevor Ackerley)

Committee on Our Ministry (Mary Fernandez-Buehrens)

Finance (Jenn Cartee)

Hospitality & Fellowship Committee (Jen Johnson)
Coffee Hour & Fellowship Dinners and other various events

Membership (Laura Maltby)

Nominating Committee
Myles Crowley, Chair
Larry L’Italien
Laura Maltby
Chris Montani
Lou Whiting

Outreach (Jenn Cartee)

Faith Formation (Rhea Brown-Bright)

Social Justice (project based)

Worship, Arts, & Music (Rev. Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd)
Time for All Ages – Rhea Brown-Bright, Director of Faith Formation
Music – Dr. Ana Sorina Popa & Dan Loschen, Co-Directors of Music
Worship Associates – Rev. Carrier-Ladd