Staff & Leadership

Professional Leadership

Rev. Jeannie Shero


Rev. Jeannie Shero – Minister
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Rev. Jeannie Shero began her ministry in Denver as an intern at First Unitarian Society of Denver. She served for 8 1/2 years as the Assistant, Associate, then Senior Minister of First Universalist Church of Denver. Themes of building covenanted community, working for social justice, and celebrating mystery, beauty, and diversity are constants in her ministry. She attended Iliff School of Theology and also has formal training and experience as a chaplain. In her personal life, she loves motherhood, comedy, music, friends, diversity, and being a Unitarian Universalist minister. Rev. Jeannie enjoys life in Denver with her daughter and two dogs.




Mateo Frisk – Minister of Music
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Mateo joined CUUC in 2011 as Director of Music. In April 2021, Mateo will be ordained as CUUC’s Minister of Music.  He strives to lead a Music Ministry which is engaging, vibrant and transformative. He seeks to foster relationships and connection through music, bringing musicians of all backgrounds together to produce a wide variety of musical styles, from Renaissance and Baroque polyphony to Broadway and hip-hop. Matt studied vocal music at the University of Denver. He enjoys red wine, craft beer and Japanese animation.


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Sarah Chandler – Office Administrator
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A born-and-raised UU, Sarah joined the CUUC staff in October 2019.  Sarah and her two sons moved to Colorado in 2016.  She enjoys travel, cuisines from around the world, and spending time at her family’s home in the Pike National Forest.



Gill Ranalls – Faith Development Coordinator
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Jen Simon – Community minister for The Mountain Top BIPOC Community and CO UUs for Racial Justice

Jen’s calling is to provide space for BIPOC UUs and their families to live into the fullness of their spiritual growth and expression, as well as to provide resources to our UU communities as they do the work of dismantling white supremacy within and without.



2020 – 2021 Board of Trustees




President – Scott Stanley





Vice President/Secretary – Sue Zloth





Treasurer – Susan Stein


Christine Sizer




Previous Board Member – Christine Sizer


2020 – 2021 Shared Ministry Team




Carol Steele


Maureen Flanigan




Maureen Flanigan