Brian Mason

Minister

The Reverend Brian Mason has served as minister at the First Universalist Unitarian Church of Wausau since 2017. Previously Brian served as the David & Norma Lewis Ministerial Intern at the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis and also as a chaplain at Saint Louis University Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

When not at church Brian enjoys running, cooking, and exploring new places. He lives in Wausau with his wife and daughter.

Email: brian@uuwausau.org

Margaret Jerz

Music Director

Margaret is a life-time music educator with a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Music Education from the University of Wisconsin (Stevens Point).  Her teaching career included assignments in Florida, New Hampshire and in the D. C. Everest school district.  She is a member of the teaching staff for World Music Drumming, a curriculum designed to bring West African and Caribbean music into music classrooms.  Retired from full time teaching, she is the Music Director for UU Wausau and leads our choirs along with our new Drum Club (Beat for Peace).   She is the proud mother of three adult children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

In her spare time, she enjoys walking, spending time with friends and family and is an avid reader.  You can find her happily making music here and at the Wausau Conservatory of Music.  

Email: margaret@uuwausau.org

Julie Trombley

Director of Religious Education

Julie has a B.A. in Family Consumer Science with a minor in Health and Wellness Education. Her Master’s is in Health and Human Development. She has taught at the junior high, high school, and college levels. She and her husband, Jeremy, have three children; ages 3, 5, and 9.

Julie has taught classes in Human Growth and Development, Infant and Toddler Development and Programming, Development of the Preschool Child, Family Structure and Interaction, Family Life Education, Human Sexuality, and the Adult Learner. She has worked with at-risk youth and has been a career counselor for high school students.

Email: julie@uuwausau.org

Danika Kozlovich

Congregational Administrator

Danika has a B.S. in History, a minor in English, and lived in Indiana for seven years before making her way back to Wisconsin.  She has attended First UU Wausau since January 2015, has been active in our choir almost that long, and was thrilled to join the staff in Fall 2019. 

She and her two children (9 & 5) love reading, exploring, singing, and laughing together (if you have a great knock-knock joke, send it her way).

For inquiries about building use, rentals, memorials, or weddings, please e-mail her at danika@uuwausau.org.