13Amanda Bates – Sunday Coordinator & Bookkeeper
Amanda has worked as the Sunday Coordinator of Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia since February 2013 and the Bookkeeper since March 2017. And while she is not a member of the congregation, she feels welcomed and supported in this role and within the community.
Amanda is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker and works as a Child Welfare Professional. She has several years of experience working for and interning at organizations including Planned Parenthood, EMILY’s List, The Choice Program, and National Council of La Raza. She also regularly volunteers as a clinic escort with the Washington Area Clinic Defense Task Force.
Amanda and her boyfriend, Chris, live in Columbia with their cat and two fish.