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Trustee

Susan Weaver

Board Member

“At Meadville Lombard, in classes grounded in the Unitarian Universalist tradition and taught by an extraordinary faculty, you will strengthen your gifts—and through internships in your own community, you will be supported to find where you are most called to inspire and build justice and compassion.”

Susan is a member of First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, where she has served as Board President and in other volunteer roles. She has also served on the board of the UU Justice Ministry of California and as a member of the Board of Trustees and Vice Moderator of the Unitarian Universalist Association. 

Susan is a retired attorney who practiced in the areas of securities, public finance, and health-care law.  Her volunteer work in the San Diego community has included serving on a grantmaking committee for a local nonprofit supporting the region’s progressive organizations, and providing legal assistance in civil-liberties and asylum matters.  Susan is a 1981graduate of the University of Illinois and a 1988 graduate of Duke University School of Law.

Susan is married to Eric Alan Isaacson, an appellate attorney. They have two adult daughters and a son in high school.

What is your message to a prospective student?

“As much as ever, our world needs those called to ministry—who skillfully listen, speak and lead—to bridge divides and welcome differences in cultures, identities and religious backgrounds.  At Meadville Lombard, in classes grounded in the Unitarian Universalist tradition and taught by an extraordinary faculty, you will strengthen your gifts—and through internships in your own community, you will be supported to find where you are most called to inspire and build justice and compassion.”