Pastor AJ Blackwood

AJ Blackwood, MDiv.

“Over this next year, I am looking forward to working toward a theme of “Belong ~ Become ~ Bless.” 2018/2019 will be an exciting time! I am looking forward to serving you as a resource and guide as we continue working toward becoming more Mission … read more.



Leigh Garner
Director of Music

Carol “Leigh” Garner grew up in a liberal Methodist parsonage in South Phoenix where she was singing in the adult choir by age 11; leading songs at church camp and active in SNCC at her multicultural high school. She started on piano and added the … read more.

Emilio Cuenca

Coming Soon!



Ramon Alvarez
Church Administrator

The Office Administrator, Ramon Alvarez, has served us for more than 10 years. He is responsible for much of the hands-on, day-to-day work of the church office.


Board of Trustees

Barrie Hafler
Vice President

I was born and raised in this congregation, but that was a long time ago.  As an adult I spent years with my family of five, on Sundays, recreating, chores, projects, or just relaxing. Looking back, I feel there was an opportunity missed. The concepts … read more.

Marilyn Morton

Marilyn has been a SepulvedaUU member since 1986 and is a native of Los Angeles. Her professional experience involves 40 years of service to the City of Los Angeles/LADWP where she retired in 2014 after 24 years as a clerical supervisor. Marilyn is a writer … read more.

Angela Whiteman
Financial Officer

Coming Soon!

Janet Landau

Janet is a member and began attending SUUS in September 2017. She is a native of the Los Angeles area.

Since 2010 I have been working for a small insurance agency, Barbara C. Oberman Insurance Services, specializing in Employee Benefits.  Currently, as the Vice … read more.

Bill Jarrico

Bill has been a member since 2009. He was born in Los Angeles, moved a lot, and recently spent several years in Springfield, Illinois. Bill has been a lawyer in California and in computer work in eight states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin … read more.

Claudia Hurtz

Coming Soon!

Pat Cox

 My husband and I have been members of Sepulveda UU since 2016 and we both feel like we are at home at the Onion in the Valley.  So,  thank you for accepting us with open arms.

 Here are some of the highlights my background. I grew … read more.

Ron Ruscillo

Ron Ruscillo is an elected member of the board of trustees. He has been a member since 1982 and has been involved in many artistic creations  from performing, and directing programs, designing covers of our Sunday program guide, the clock that hangs in the Sanctuary, … read more.


Committee on Ministry

Doris Dent

Coming Soon!