The Union of American Hebrew Congregations and this 63rd UAHC General Assembly resolve to express their sincere appreciation to Mel Merians for his four years of devoted and selfless service on behalf of Reform Judaism as Chairman of the UAHC Board of Trustees.

His wisdom and insight have been of profound significance in charting the future of our Reform Movement and our Union.

As Mel leaves office, we salute his vision and his leadership and offer him our heartfelt thanks, respect and admiration.