Our staff members, below in alphabetical order, are valuable mainstays of our organization.
Katherine has been teaching our youth at Unity of the Valley for over 12 years and has facilitated classes for both the Rainbow Circles and Uniteens. For the last five years (as of 2016), she's organized the Family Christmas program, and she served as president of the board of Unity of the Valley for three years.
Katherine is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and practices Reiki, Qigong, and Animal Communication.
Communications Coordinator and Office Assistant
Jeanne started in this position in mid-November, 2016. Her job is to help create our Sunday bulletin and our digital Weekly Buzzzz and handle numerous other essential office and reception endeavors. She works during the Center's office hours, T-Th, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and is also available for bookstore purchases during those hours. Jeanne has considerable experience in office administration and a background in Unity, having belonged to a Unity center in Arizona for seven years. We warmly welcome her to our Unity of the Valley family!
Kathy has been attending Unity of the Valley for eight years and has been an employee for seven years. For over 20 years, she co-owned two businesses and was involved in the many functions of the businesses, including handling all the financials. She started with our center as a bookkeeper and has also helped with custodial duties and office administration. Kathy has volunteered as Nursery Team Leader, prepared children's class materials for teachers, assisted in class setup, and helped out anywhere help was needed.
Music Director and pianist Jimmy Steffen brings over 35 years of professional performing, recording, directing, and teaching to Unity of the Valley’s Music Program. Jimmy has performed with such local luminaries as The Steele Family, Patty Peterson, and George Faber and also performs with his wife Holly Circle. With a thriving teaching studio, a respected performing group, and many professional recordings to his credit, Jimmy brings a well-rounded, multi-faceted musical experience to our service. He also brings his sense of humor, so be prepared for a laugh or two!
As of July 2016, Jimmy has been enlivening Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center as music director for 11 years.