Lisa Carpenter, Co-President
Lisa has been a member of Unity for the past 16 years. She was a member of Unity of Fox Valley in Illinois for 14 years and served on the Board as Treasurer. During her time there, Lisa volunteered on numerous projects and teams. She was also in charge of the Book Store and Cafe. Lisa taught classes on Essential Oils for several years and which contributed to a $10,000 a year income for the church. She has been attending Unity on the Avenue Spiritual Center since moving to Denver 2 years ago and has served on the Welcoming Committee for the past year. Lisa is honored to be of service.
Heidi Huisjen, Co-President
“I like to foster a creative mindset for myself and encourage it in others,” Heidi continues. “I believe in inviting new and interesting ways of doing things when change is needed. I also like to encourage people and organizations to shake things up a bit, and encourage new perspectives.”
Mark Moyle, Vice President
Mark has been with UOTA for almost 4 years. After retiring from running his own sporting goods store for more than 35 years, he wanted to give back to the community, seek a new spiritual path, and belong to a place where that was possible. He enjoys sharing the task of maintaining the grounds with Scott Smith, working with the Outreach program to help those less fortunate individuals, and is keen on the UOTA book club.
Ellen Yu, Secretary
After retiring from a 27-year career developing sales software for ING Financial Services, Ellen continues to serve by volunteering with AARP to prepare income tax returns and helping seniors with money management through the Senior Resource Center. She has served on the board of tennis organizations and continues to manage and play in tennis leagues. She enjoys reading history, cozy British mysteries, and maintains lifelong learning through OLLI courses. Ellen has two grown children, a granddaughter, and a little rescued dog named Rafa.
Joan Henneberry, Treasurer
Joan has been attending UOTA since 2006 and was appointed to the board the summer of 2021. She retired in 2018 after a long career in health policy and public health that included working for Governor Bill Ritter, and at the National Governors Association in D.C. Joan and Mark have been married for over 47 years and live in Edgewater with their two cats, Pinot and Zin. They enjoy time in the mountains, hiking, fishing, and traveling/camping in their RV.
Board service is for 6 years - positions are 2 years.