Rev. Yadi Martinez-Reyna is a gender-non-confirming, bilingual, artist, and borderlander. Their work includes using arts and networking skills to create community events, retreats, leadership conference, and safe spaces. Rev. Yadi brings an understanding and experience of what it means to serve Latino youth and families. They also bring the ability to lead by providing educational ministry and the gift of discernment in both Spanish and English. They serve on the Advisory Committee of UCC Encuentros Latinx. Rev. Martinez-Reyna was the recipient of the UCC Rev. Dr. Hector E. Lopez Scholarship for Latinx Seminarians.