About Tanner

Tanner is a life-long Unitarian Universalist and self-described evangelist. Currently, he serves as the Spokesperson and Public Relations Manager for the largest Unitarian Universalist congregation in the world, the Church of the Larger Fellowship. Tanner is an experienced speaker, human-connector, and creative communicator who wants to use his skills to help people live more deeply into their Unitarian Universalist values.

Tanner can assist Unitarian Universalist organizations with guest speaking, consulting, online or in-person event planning, and more.


National Leadership

  • Trustee on the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees (2017-2019)
  • Program Leader at UUA General Assembly (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Unitarian Universalist Office at the United Nations envoy

Pacific Western Region Leadership

  • Youth Organizer for Regional Assembly in Portland, Oregon (2018)
  • Contributor at All Youth Board Retreat in Salt Lake City, Utah (2018)
  • Youth Advisor Training Lead in Chandler, Arizona (2017)
  • Youth Staff at Youth Ministry Revival in Portland, Oregon (2016)

Pacific Southwest District Leadership

  • District Board Chair (2018-2019)
  • Worship Leader and Organizer at District Assembly (2019)
  • Young Religious Unitarian Universalists (YRUU) Communications Director (2016-2018)
  • Dean of Senior High Winter Camp at Camp de Benneville Pines (2018)
  • Event Coordinator for PSWD Spring Conference (2018)
  • Event Coordinator for PSWD Spring Conference (2017)

Awards, Training, and Certifications

  • Harvard Divinity School Summer Seminary Graduate (2017)
  • Luminary Leader award (2017)
  • Trained Peer Chaplain (2018)
  • Trained Worship Leader (2016)
  • Certified in Emotional First Aid (2018)