Board Members

Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our community’s numerous faith traditions including Baha’i, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Muslim, Presbyterian, and Unitarian. This cross-section of spiritual representation assures cultural diversity within IFISBC. We strive to be age, ethnic, gender, and socio-economically inclusive too.

Ed Bastian, Ph.D, President, Buddhist & InterSpiritual, Spiritual Paths Foundation

Mark Childs, Cantor of Congregation B’nai B’rith of Santa Barbara

Rev. Scott Claasen, St. Michaels University Church

Mollie DeWald, Bahai  and Community Activist

Ivor John, Unitarian, General Manager, LRQA Americas Sustainability

Hymon Johnson, Ph.D, Professor,

John Michal, Episcopalian, Retired Radiologist

Rev. Dr. Douglas J. Miller, Founder of HEAL and Showers of Blessings

Kathleen Moore, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Religious Studies Department, UCSB

Ken and Anita Ralph, Unitarian Universalist Church and Showers of Blessings.

Yasmin Sallak, Muslim UCSB Graduate Student and Interfaith Leader

5 Board at Brainstorm