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Our Board of Trustees
Mackey Essary

Mackey Essary, Board President, is our Mack-of-all-trades. She has been a member since 2005. This is her fourth term on the board over the years. She has served as a prayer chaplain, manages the facilities, volunteers at all of our events and takes care of us all in general!

Barbara Layton

Barbara Layton, Board Vice President, came to Unity as a long-time student of “A Course In Miracles” and is a current devotee of “A Course of Love”. She is grateful for Unity’s acceptance of all paths to God. A year-round resident of Sun City, she helps with the Library, Book store, events and has joined one of the new kitchen teams. Her background includes manufacturing sales and management and Human Resources. She loves mother nature, animals and gardening.

Doug Krause

Board Treasurer, Doug Krause, also serves as our head usher. He co-chaired our April 2024 Dinner Dance & Silent Auction Fund Raiser; he's on our Finance Committee, Budget Committee and Nominating Committee; helps out in the kitchen and is always happy to lend a helping hand.

Eileen Barber

Board Secretary, Eileen Barber, has been attending Unity Spiritual Center since January 2020. She was introduced to Unity in 2018 in Carlsbad, CA where Rev. Sharon Connors was the minister. It has been a blessing taking classes, enjoying reading and discussing Unity Principles. She is a Platform Volunteer, volunteers as an usher, and helps out in the kitchen. Before retirement, Eileen worked in Technology Services and Physical Therapy. She now enjoys reading, singing and playing golf.

Laura Kostyo

Trustee, Laura Kostyo, has MA's in Library Science and Computer Science. She loves to garden and work on computers. She speaks Hungarian and is proud of her Hungarian heritage. She runs the live stream camera and slides on Sundays, and is a great cook so we love it when she helps out in the kitchen!

LaVonne Rasmusson

LaVonne Rasmusson cherishes the diversity and good will of Unity Spiritual Center and the many church members she has met both in Minnesota and Arizona over the past several decades.

Darlene Hubard portrait

Darlene Hubard has been a member of Unity Spiritual Center since 2018. She has worked in various counseling roles. In addition to education, she has worked as a dental assistant and sales rep. Darlene has served our church as an usher/greeter, office assistant, and on special events.

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