Staff and Consultants

Kari Kopnick, LREDA Administrator
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Kari Kopnick comes to LREDA with a lifetime of experience in Unitarian Universalist congregations; growing up in a tiny little Fellowship in Minnesota, working as a Religious Educator at Westside UU Congregation in Seattle, serving on the PNWD LREDA and the Continental LREDA boards and holding the Family Ministry and Online Learning portfolio as a Learning Fellow at the Church of the Larger Fellowship. Kari makes her home in Western Washington and enjoys connecting with LREDA members near and far. 



Laurel Amabile, Director of Development
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Laurel AmabileLaurel Amabile, LREDA's Development Director, works collaboratively with the LREDA Endowment Committee (LEC), LREDA Administrator, and Treasurer to support funding development on behalf of the LREDA Board and membership. Laurel is a lifelong UU, religious educator, and development professional with 25 years of leadership experience in service to UU congregations, UUA, and related UU organizations. Laurel also serves The Mountain as Development Director.



Bea Ann Phillips, Conference Planner
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Bea Ann PhillipsBea Ann Phillips is a former non-profit association manager with over 20 years of meeting planning, financial management and marketing experience.  In addition to content development and program implementation, Bea Ann has extensive experience handling the logistics for meetings, conferences and government relations forums for groups of 50 to over 1500, with a full range of meeting specifications.  Bea Ann is also a UU musician and served as the Director of Children, Youth and SHINE choirs at the UU church of Arlington, VA.