Board Members

Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our community’s numerous faith traditions.  This cross-section of spiritual representation assures cultural diversity within IFISBC. We strive to be age, ethnic, gender, and socio-economically inclusive.

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

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

Yasmin Sallak, Secretary, Muslim Community, UCSB Graduate Student and Interfaith Leader.

Rev. Scott Claasen, St. Michaels University Church

Mollie DeWald, Bahai and Community Activist

Ivor John, ECOFaith, Unitarian, environmental professional 

Hymon Johnson, Ph.D, Professor, Antioch University and UCSB

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

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