Board of Trustees

  • Maria Schuchardt, President
  • Chris Wheeler, Vice Chairman
  • Janet Salese, Treasurer
  • Madeline Pallanes, Secretary
  • Linda Bullock, Member
  • Mariann Moery, Member

Read our Board of Trustees Biographies.

Leadership Team Leaders

  • Altared States (Flowers) – Pat Masters
  • Bookstore Team Leader – On hold for now.
  • Hospitality Team Leader – On hold for now.
  • Hosts – Marya Wheeler
  • Labyrinth Walk – Janet Salese
  • MarCom – Mariann Moery
  • Membership – Pat Masters
  • Music Director – David Prouty
  • NewComers Team – On hold for now.
  • Photography/Video – Mariann Moery
  • Sacred Cinema – Marya Wheeler
  • Greeters – Donna Hall
  • Youth Program – Marya Wheeler

You can learn more about our Leadership Teams and how to participate here.

Professional Licensed Practitioners

Professional Licensed Practitioners are prayer professionals, who after completing four (or more) years of training in The Science of Mind, are licensed by Centers for Spiritual Living. Available after the Sunday Service and by private appointment to counsel and pray with you. For more information or a referral for prayer, call the Center’s Office at 520-319-1042.

Sharon Whealy

Sharon WhealySharon Whealy found CSL-Santa Rosa in the fall of 2012 while she was a minister with the Church of Divine Man and co-director of its seminary, The Berkeley Psychic Institute. After years of teaching spiritual tools in meditation and clairvoyance, she found herself seeking a deeper communion with Spirit/God. The first time she walked into CSL Santa Rosa she knew she was home! She soon began taking classes, beginning with the Beyond Limits class. In 2015 Sharon moved to Bakersfield, CA to complete her BA at CSU-Bakersfield. She graduated with highest honors in 2017 earning a BA in both Sociology and Religious Studies. With her eye on the Ernest Holmes Consciousness Studies master’s program and ministry, she began the online practitioner program in 2017. She became a licensed practitioner in 2019. After a year of COVID, Spirit conspired to move Sharon to Tucson, AZ in June of 2021 to be nearer her family. She is happy to join the CSL-Tucson community and looks forward to serving the Center. She is also a member of 12-Step recovery and loves working with others to help discover the unlimited potential that is our Spirit given gift!

Maria Schuchardt

Maria SchuchardtMaria Schuchardt, RScP has been influenced by poet’s E.E. Cummings “I Thank You God”, and Mary Oliver’s question ‘Who made the world?’ from the poem “The Summer Day.”

Throughout Maria’s life she was unknowingly drawn to Religious Science through nature, the work of Louise Hay, affirmations of Shakti Gawain, and Oprah Winfrey’s Live Your Best Life. Early in 2018, she found a hand painted rock with dandelion seeds floating and the word “wish.” Her wish was to deepen her relationship with God. Everything fell into place. She found the Center for Spiritual Living Tucson, immersed herself in classes, moved into Spiritual Practitioner Training and became licensed in the summer of 2022.