Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Unity on the River board of trustees is a organized body of committed individuals who strive to insure a clear focus on Unity's mission, growth, values, and fiscal stability. Board members are elected at our annual meeting  in January and serve three year terms. To reach the board, please email:

Requirements for Board of Trustee Members
-The individual must be a member of Unity on the River (to be a church member requirescompletion of Unity Basics course and a Prosperity Class)

-The individual must complete one of the following classes: 
    -The Art and Practice of Nothing and No one Against You
   -Compassionate Communication  ( Class to be given Dec. 3 & 4)

Please click on individual names to email those members directly.



Tina M. Michaud-Gray
Board President

Tina is the proud mom of two amazing young adults, Isabella and Alexander, and lives in Barrington, New Hampshire with her daughter. Tina has been attending Unity on the River since 1999, was in the first chaplain program in 2001, is a life coach through the Tony Robbins –Cloe Madanes training, RN, Licensed Massage Therapist, and a skilled health care professional with over twenty years of clinical experience in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). As a trailblazer in pain relief and recovery from injuries and surgery, she is the founder of the New England Rapid Recovery Center, located in both Dover, NH and North Andover, MA, and developer of a unique combination of healing technologies including the non-invasive, state-of-the-art Rapid Recovery system. Also using the knowledge from all her fields of study, Tina is able to assist chronic pain patients to regain quality of life.

Sharon Maroney 
Board Vice President
Is a  daughter, sister, wife, and grandmother.  I have been a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant for the past 25 years.  I have worked for the same employer as an account manager for an insurance agency for the past 25 years with 46 years of insurance experience.I have been a congregant of Unity for the past three years.  I have been a greeter for 2 1/2 and currently the leader of the greeter team.  It has been an amazing spiritual journey for me in this short time.  My life, as well as myself has been forever changed because of Unity and the people of Unity.Family is one of the most important things to me, and I consider Unity family, and I look forward to continuing this relationship with everyone.

Rena David
Rena David has been the the Co-leader of the Prayer Chaplain Team since 2015. She has been a member of Unity on the River since 2011 and currently a Licensed Unity Teacher candidate. A widowed mother of two retired military sons. Having a plethora of experiences to include: Graduate of Life Mastery, Robbins Research International, Inc. Certified Ho'Oponopono Practitioner. A mortgage broker for 25+ years and certified financial planner. Member of the Women's Council of Realtors. Co-Creator of the established Affiliate Group embraced by the National Board of Realtors. Co-founded a health service company maintaining and the sales of Fitness and Bio-medical equipment. Hoisting and Portable Engineer, International Union of Operating Engineers - Local 4. Director of a 5013c. Avid interests and hobbies: Golf, suba diving, skiiing (water and snow). She has an insatiable thirst of discovery and profound respect for knowing that there is so much more to discover. She currently resides in Haverhill, MA.

Jeremy Bifano

I have been a congregant of UOTR for the past 5 years, attending many of Unity's classes, workshops, and events. I was the Manager of UOTR's Bookstore, leading up to the sale of the building. I had been working in management the last 20 years and recently decided to go back to college full time, pursuing a degree in Psychology. I am an uncle 2 times over and love spending time with my niece and nephew, as well as my family. I enjoy traveling, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with my friends. I love learning, growing spiritually, and challenging myself to expand. Life can be painful, but I believe that everything is a teaching moment, as long as I am open to hearing the message. 

Malik Marerro 

I’m a father of two great teenagers (Daniel & Heather) and the partner of a beautiful lady (Lacey) who keeps me real.  I consider myself an old fashioned guy that keeps up with the modern world.   I’m passionate about everything I do.  I am hard working and very giving to others.  I love volunteering for and with this community.  I’m a great “cook” and a “Grill Master”.   I’m grateful for the Unity teachings and for the continued healing of my emotions and  renewing of my mind.   This fills me with a mighty faith that empowers me and allows me to commit to be everything that I can be.

Mark Schneider
Member and President-Elect

Mark is a lifelong musician, teacher, and I.T. career professional. His path to enlightenment encompasses attending seminars, reading, studying religions and philosphy, attending therapy, yoga, nutrition, healthy living, exercise, and living a life that he loves! Some of those loves are his wife and children, animals, and  hobbies of music, skiing, sailing, and motorcycles.

Mark first learned of Unity and its principles in 2005, becoming a member of Unity on the River, in Amesbury, MA, and serving as a volunteer in all aspects of the community, joining its board of trustees in 2013, and becoming a prayer chaplain in 2015.  

His greatest desire is to fulfill his purpose of helping empower others to achieve their own happiness, success, prosperity, and peace.

"I am Divine Love Incarnate, living, learning, leading, and serving, to transform our world into one of authentic joy, peace, and tranquility."


Rev. Ogun Holder
Senior Minister, Member 
To find out more about Rev. Ogun Holder, please visit here.
According to the church's bylaws the minister is automatically a member of the Board.