Rev. Mara Dowdall

The Rev. Mara Dowdall has served as senior minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington, Vermont since August 2013. Prior to her call to First UU, Mara served UU congregations in Montpelier, Vermont and the Boston area. She also spent a year at the Unitarian Universalist Association as interim youth ministry director. Mara is a native of Philadelphia and a life-long Unitarian Universalist. Before her call to ministry, she worked in politics, including stints with NARAL Pro-Choice America and Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX). A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School, Mara lives in Burlington with her husband and their two young sons.