Leader Development and Resources Committee

The Leader Development and Resources Committee (LDR) is committed to encouraging volunteerism among UUCB’s members and friends as a form of ministry, assisting them in identifying meaningful and enjoyable ways to serve the congregation.  The committee provides leadership training and resources, and recruits nominees for election during the congregation’s annual meeting.  Here is a full list of LDR’s tasks and goals. 


  • A list of leadership training opportunities and resources may be found here.
  • Here is a presentation by Gay Canough on effective meeting facilitation.
  • Here is information from Karen Armstrong on how to plan, schedule and publicize your UUCB event.
  • Here is a summary of UUCB committee chair responsibilities.
  • Here are basic instructions for navigating UUCB’s online database.
  • Here are helpful database tools available to authorized volunteers.
  • A scholarship application to support leadership development for our congregants is available here.   Completed scholarship applications may be sent electronically to ldr@uubinghamton.org or mailed to the church office.

Committee members for 2019-2020 are:

Dorothy Haverly 
Andrea Palmeri
Karen Marsh
Janice Lewis
Jeff Donahue