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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Please click on individual names to email those members directly.
Mark is a lifelong musician, teacher, and I.T. career professional. His path to enlightenment encompasses attending seminars, reading, studying religions and philosophy, 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."
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 has been 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, skiing (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.
Jim first attended Unity on the River in 1997, when the service was held once a month at the Masonic Temple in Newburyport. He became a member in 1998. Jim has served as an usher, greeter, Sunday service coordinator, custodian, team leader of the ushers and facilitator & host of Adventures in Faith. Jim also previously served six years on the Board as Treasurer and President.
Jim is retired and lives in Hampton, NH. He enjoys traveling to our National Parks, having visited over twenty of them. He has taken a 120-mile rafting trip through the Grand Canyon as well as hiking the 30-mile Inca Trail to Mach Picchu. My greatest life adventure though is finding Unity on the River as it has totally reshaped and enriched my life!