Our Minister

Bettina Lehovec

Bettina is a candidate for the UU ministry with experience in several Maine congregations. She hopes to be accepted into preliminary fellowship in March 2022. A lifelong seeker, Bettina is passionate about accompanying others on their meaning-making journeys. She is honored to serve the Midcoast UU Fellowship as half-time contract minister, focusing on worship and pastoral care. Contact her at: .

Board of Trustees

Mark (Zig) Ziarnik

Zig retired on Halloween 2016 after a 34 year career in aerospace. He and his wife Penny live in a 200+ year old house in New Harbor and they love all the wonderful variety that this region offers. Zig has fun as a director for the Old Bristol Historical Society, and has been a lucky grandfather to little June in Austin, Texas since September 2018. He is honored and delighted to be able to serve our Fellowship.

Michael Mason

Michael and his husband, Peter, moved to Maine 3-1/2 years ago, looking forward to retirement. He has worked as a civil trial attorney in Massachusetts and Maine, and for 30 years served as Massachusetts Public Administrator for Plymouth Colony. He was an early member of the Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Bar Association in the mid ‘80s, serving as an officer and then Chair during the movements for expanded gay rights and marriage equality. He has identified as a Unitarian Universalist and been a member of Unitarian churches for many years. Michael’s hobbies include gardening, piano, swimming, and alpine skiing. He and Peter and their two dogs, Rita and Betty, live in Bath.

Diane Morrison

Diane and her husband, Mark, recently moved to Maine and are enjoying lakeside living in Nobleboro. For many years, she managed business modernization efforts for the federal government and currently she volunteers with several community non-profit organizations that focus on helping people. She is a life long Unitarian who has been a member of several Unitarian churches and taught religious education when her children were young. Diane feels honored to be able to serve our Fellowship and is looking forward to a year of fun and growth!

David Bilski

David retired from a long career at the University of Washington Libraries (Seattle) in 2016 and moved with his wife Jill to the Pemaquid peninsula. He enjoys music, hiking, Nordic skiing, traveling, playing with our dogs, reading, and the gustatory delights of coastal Maine.

Patti Anderson




Mike Dearborn




Carol Robins

Carol Robins joins the board for a second time and is looking forward to working hard for the fellowship; helping to strengthen and grow into the future. A lifelong UU’er with a background in nonprofit management, Carol brings administrative and leadership skills to every job she’s had over the years. She lives in Whitefield with husband, Chris, and two cats and looks forward to hosting more fellowship events once the kitchen is complete.


Kevin Kiley

Kevin has toured nationally and played piano in the region for more than 30 years at the Boothbay Harbor Inn, and worked for many seasons with the parade of talents at The Carousel Theatre.

Religious Exploration

Carney D. McRae

Carney serves both this fellowship and the congregation at First Universalist Church in Rockland. She has worked with children and adults all her life in informal education, including 4-H Youth Development, running a small private school, and teaching environmental education. She practices Reiki, sings with a local folk chorus and volunteers in the local schools doing mindfulness work.


Dick Ober

Dick has been designing, building, and maintaining websites for more than 20 years. He and his wife Jennifer moved to Midcoast Maine when they retired. They enjoy living in Maine with their awesome beagle, Abby.