Staff

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Byron Krystad, Director of Operations

Byron and his family have been members of UUC since 2002. He served on the Board of Trustees from 2006 to 2009, and was Board President during the final year of his term. In...
Janine Larsen

Janine Larsen, Director of Ministries

Janine oversees church programs and staff who support learning, spiritual deepening, connection & communications, congregational service, and leadership development. Prior to joining UUC staff in 2016, Janine served the Unitarian Universalist Association in the Pacific...

Jessica Monahan, Office Manager

Jessica is responsible for the operation of the church office, including record keeping, vendor and contract management, supplies and inventories. She manages our technology systems such as phones and computers as well as the...
Susan St. John

Susan St. John, Communications Coordinator

Susan is a Seattle native and has been a member of UUC for over 30 years. With an MS in Computer Science, she worked as a software engineer for 16 years and then decided...
Chris Budd

Chris Budd, Accountant

Chris began working at UUC in June of 2012. She was originally contracted to work on the audit and continued on to perform the accountant’s duties once the audit was complete. She became a...
Nick Barnard

Nick Barnard, Connections Coordinator 

Nick has been a member of UUC since 2007. He has participated in multiple groups at UUC, including Leadership Development Committee, Finance Committee, Social Justice Steering Committee, Coffee Crew, and the emerging Economic Justice...
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Floyd Williams, Weekday Custodian

Floyd started September of 2021 but is no a new face around UUC. He and his wife, Sue, have been members for decades! He started working here after a long career doing education and...
Melody Moberg

Melody Moberg, Director of Family Ministry

Melody Moberg (she/her) is a life-long, third generation Unitarian Universalist who is passionate about faith formation, spiritual deepening and youth ministry. Melody received her BA in Religious Studies and English from Lawrence University in...
Alberto Sandoval

Alberto Sandoval, Weekend Custodian

Alberto has been with University Unitarian Church since 2010. He is originally from El Salvador. Alberto works quite a lot, as he holds down a full-time job in addition to his position at UUC,...
Aria Curtis

Aria Curtis, Family Ministry Coordinator

Aria found her passion for faith development and family ministry at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship as an Our Whole Lives facilitator and as a preschool teacher for the Bellingham Cooperative School. Aria received her...
Jorge del Valle

Jorge del Valle, Weekend Custodian

Jorge is our senior custodian, having been with University Unitarian Church for more than ten years. He is originally from Mexico City.  He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and their son,...
Eve Hammond

Eve Hammond, Lead Childcare Provider

Eve Hammond has served multiple organizations providing instruction and creating and implementing innovative curriculum in Arts Education. Organizations include Seattle Children’s Theatre, Northshore and Seattle School districts and GreenStage. Specific to UUC, she has...
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Jax Wokas, Audio/Visual Technician

Hello! My name is Jax Wokas, I use he/him and they/them pronouns (you can choose which) and I’m excited to be the AV Technician at University Unitarian Church. I’m currently a sophomore at UW,...

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