Meet The Board

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Nate Warner

Nate has been a member of the church since signing the book in 2007. He subsequently taught SE classes for several years at various times and chaired Stewardship Team (né Annual Budget Drive) for 3 years before being appointed, then elected to the Board as Vice President. Nate was elected to Board President in 2020.

With his spouse Erika, Nate has 2 children who've completed Coming of Age and remain active members of the church.

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Vice President

Jeanette Darbe

Jeannette has been a member since 2015 and has served on the Pastoral Care, Social Justice and Worship Teams.  Jeanette chaired Worship and Membership Teams, and served as a volunteer at Severe Weather Network and the Harvest Fest pottery sale.



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Jim Dowd

Jim has been a member of CUUB since 2017. He is on the membership committee as well. He has been living and working in the Livingston County community since 1995. This is his second term as treasurer. His expertise is health and wellness. His interests are native perennial gardens, architecture, economics, or whatever rabbit hole he has recently fallen into. Loves CUUB suppers and deep conversation. Loves CUUB camping.


To contact the board members, please email:

Board meetings are open to members, and take place on the 4th Thursday of each month. Please check the calendar, as end of year holdiays often move those board meeting dates.

If you would like to be placed on the agenda before a meeting, please email the board email list at:

CUUB Bylaws, approved May 19, 2019.  


Alice Andrews

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Member At-Large

Hank Firek

Hank has been a member of CUUB since its inception in 1998 and participated in its creation.  When CUUB met in a school lunchroom he helped set up and tear down the “church”.  As a licensed builder, he was able to do some real church building when CUUB purchased and renovated its current building.  Since then he’s been active on the Facilities Teem which maintains the building and grounds.

Member At-Large

Karen Sanderson

Member At-Large

Michelle Byrd