Kathy van Leuwen, Director of Religious Education for Children's Ministry
Phone: (650) 445-0173
Heather Sawyers, Director of Religious Education for Youth Ministry
Heather’s UU roots were established early by her grandfather, Ken Gjemre, who served as a motivating force that guided her as a child with a deep love for Unitarian Universalist values. Ken founded Half Price Books to provide all students with affordable access to educational resources and traveled around the world championing human rights. She is supported by her family who shares our UU common values and including husband, Craig, and her three grown children Kayla, a recent UCSC Ecology graduate, Corinne, a Biology student, and Cole, a recent high school graduate studying to be firefighter/paramedic. Heather’s life purpose is to help guide young people to be the change in the world and make a difference in a positive UU way.
Phone: (650) 445-0174
Grace Renaud, Music Director
|Grace brings an impressive musical background that includes extensive experience with many liturgical styles, and she has worked with every level from children to adults, volunteer to professional, singer to instrumentalist, and secular to sacred. Over the past 20 years, Grace has been creating wonderful musical experiences for Bay Area congregations of many denominations.
Phone: (650) 445-0175
Glenn Ricafrente, Office Manager
Glenn Ricafrente grew up in the Philippines and moved to the US in 1994. He has worked mainly in the public information and non-profit fields. Aside from working for UUSM, Glenn is the Association Manager of an educational non-profit that disseminates information on dyslexia.
Phone: (650) 445-0190
Jamia Konrad, Office Assistant
Jamia grew up on the north shore of Vancouver, British Columbia. She and her husband have a son, who is married and lives in Mountain View.
She is a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco. She served as a Deacon and an Elder on Session and is currently a member of the Worship Commission.
Jamia serves on the San Francisco Theological Seminary auxiliary, hosting special events. She also coordinates the San Francisco Interfaith Council monthly breakfast meetings. She has been working as Office Assistant at UUSM since 2007.
Phone: (650) 342-5946 x 1