The 2017 District Assembly was held February 25 at The UU Church in Eugene, Oregon.

Saturday’s activities included a forum of the three UUA presidential candidates with UUA moderator Jim Key. Attendees had the opportunity to submit questions to the candidates: Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, Rev. Alison Miller, and Rev. Jeanne Pupke. The forum was recorded and can be viewed here.

During the PNWD Annual Meeting, delegates approved the slate of nominees for board and nominating committee. Toyan Copeland, of the UU Congregation of Whidbey Island in Freeland, WA, was elected to her first term on the board. The Rev. Sydney Morris, of The UU Church in Eugene, OR, was also elected to her first term, after having completed an appointed term to fill a board vacancy. The Rev. Carol McKinley’s second term ended, and after having served six years on the board, she was elected to serve a five-year term on the PNWD nominating committee.

Treasurer Jim Mason reported on the stellar audit of PNWD books (included in the Annual Meeting Packet) and announced that PNWD dues will be increasing by $1 effective July 1, 2017. District dues for 2017/2018 will be assessed at $27 per member.

There were 53 delegates representing 24 member congregations. This met the requirement for a quorum, which is 40 delegates from 19 member congregations. Total attendance at the 2017 District Assembly was 111.

There are tentative plans to hold a Regional Assembly in 2018 instead of individual District Assemblies. As soon as the date and location are determined, we will publicize the information.