Vice President: Reverend Mary Garry
Reverend Garry has been a UCM Minister since 1986, sponsored by her husband Reverend Tom Garry. In her history with UCM she has served on the audit team in 2012, was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2012, where she has served as Annual Conference Chair, 2008, 2012,2013,2014 and 2015. She also served on the Interim Committee post Reverend Clark's retirement; as President from 2013-2014, and is currently vice president.
Her educational background: Diploma in Nursing, BA in business, and Masters in the UCM education program. She has served in multiple offices in her professional organizations, local, state and National. While employed by Hewlett Packard served as a Governors’ Employer representative in Workers’ Comp reform negotiations. Served on Non-profit Boards, particularly on the Centre for Living with Dying.
Trustee: Reverend April Lussier
Rev. April Lussier, a dedicated metaphysical seeker since 1977 moved to California and in 1982 joined UCM charter Center for Infinite Growth community and presently is an active member UCM charter Center for Creative Living. She became a UCM Licentiate Minister January 1996, ordained April 2005 and earned a Bachelor of Theology Degree in 2008.
Rev. April Lussier is a Crone Wisewoman, Shaman, Metaphysician, Divine Energetic Healer, community activist and Sacred Ceremonialist.
Her ministry includes Spiritual Counseling, VortexHealing® Divine Energetic Healing, Hawaiian Shamanic Sacred Touch, Women Sacred Retreats, and Intentional Sacred Ceremonies for Rites of Passage, Divine Feminine/Goddess Spirituality Sabbats, and facilitation of monthly community peace meditations.
Trustee: Reverend Deirdre Leighton
Rev. Deirdre Leighton is an Ordained Universal Church of the Master Minister since January 2015 and Spiritual Balancing Practitioner since 2007.
Deirdre is a gifted Spiritual Intuitive, Advanced Reiki Practitioner, Munay-Ki Rites holder, Quantum Light Breath Meditation Facilitator and adept energy worker who has studied under Rev. Richard Jelusich PhD.; Mayan Shaman and Elder Miguel Angel Vergara; Spiritual Shaman Doug Horne.
She believes we all have the power within us to not only heal ourselves but also to heal the World.
Trustee: Reverend Sean Imler
Sean has a healing and life coaching practice, “Blue Bear Healing” and teaches meditation, spirit communication techniques, shamanism, as well as principals held in quantum theory and how they all converge with eastern philosophy to describe our reality. He’s a musician with a deep interest in Native American medicine, and supports ceremonies in various states with his large song repertoire. Having worked in the tech sector of Silicon Valley for many years, he has team building and collaboration skills, computer and technical expertise.
Advisor to the President: Reverend Debbie Uharriet
Debbie is a past president of UCM. She has a B.A. in psychology and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Santa Clara University. She was a founding member of the Centre for Living with Dying, a grief counseling non-profit organization. Debbie worked for IBM for over 30 years retiring from the position of North American Warranty Returns manager in 2004. Debbie became part of UCM thru her mother, Reverend Christine Uharriet, an ordained UCM minister,gifted psychic and teacher. Debbie's ministry for the last 10 years has focused on conducting funerals,memorials and celebration of life services throughout the Bay Area.From Sept of 2013 to Jan of 2015 she served as Vice-President of UCM.