About us

President's Welcome

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What an honor to be President of the UNA-USA Santa Barbara & Tri-County Chapter. As the oldest UNA chapter in the United States, we have quite a legacy to carry forward. Following in the footsteps of Past President Catherine Dishion, I feel honored to continue the work she began. Thank you!

 

I have always been a supporter of the United Nations, visiting the UN when possible. To me, it was the place for global dialogue and new solutions to world problems. Little did I know, I would meet former UN Assistant Secretary-General, Dr. Robert Muller. His illustrious career spanned 40 years at the UN. We fell in love, married and for the next 17 years we traveled and spoke to many UNA chapters. I felt so close to the thousands of active UNA members whose educational programs were informing and helping their communities understand and participate in the work of the UN.

Barbara Gaughen-Muller

Board Members

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Barbara Gaughen-Muller

President

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Gail Gillies

Membership Chairperson

Treasurer

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Advocacy Chairperson

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Sharon Byrne

Communications Chairperson

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GenUN Chairperson

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Judith Muller

Spiritual Advisor

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Nancy Martin

Education Chairperson

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Debbie Cregan

Outreach Chairperson,

Ventura County

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Imke Bomer

Board Member

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Catherine Ross

Board Member

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Denise Williams

Community Relations Chairperson

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Douglas Gillies

Board Member

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Kelly Fischer

Outreach Chairperson,

San Luis Obispo County