Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is held in trust by the membership to make decisions regarding Unity of Fairfax governance, developing policy, managing the overall budget, and hiring and evaluating the senior minister. In addition, the Board:

  • upholds the spiritual purpose of Unity of Fairfax ministry through long-range planning
  • establishes policy
  • determines and  conducts financial business
  • authorizes the establishment of staff positions
  • establishes fiscal conditions and operations of the ministry including financial disclosures
  • determines and elects officers of the Board
  • actively participates on committees as may be established by the ministry or by the Board itself
  • acts as communications channel, being visible and available to the congregation


2020 Board Membership.
Seated: Anthony Flournoy, John Kell, Nancy Schneider, John Dickman
Standing:Marangely Sandvik, Rev Russ, Gail Hughes

The Board of Trustees has pledged to carry out all duties required by the by-laws of Unity of Fairfax. The Board oversees the management of the church in cooperation with our senior minister, Reverend Russell Heiland.  The Board develops and implements long-range plans to ensure a thriving spiritual community based on the initiatives created by the community. The Board is visible and available to the congregation and responds in one collective voice to all requests and suggestions.

2020 Board of Trustees

  • 1st Chair: John Kell
  • Treasurer: John Dickman
  • Secretary: Nancy Schneider
  • Keeper of the Flame: Gail Hughes
  • 2nd Chair: Anthony Flournoy
  • At Large: Marangely Sandvik

 If you are interested in learning what will be included in an upcoming board meeting agenda, or to contact any member of the board, please email:


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Last updated on November 18, 2020