Sandy Keiser (April 2016 - April 2019) Sandy Keiser first visited Unity of New Braunfels in 2013, and became a member in October 2014. She’s active on our hospitality and gardening teams. She has a degree in x-ray and radiation therapy from The University of Texas Health Science Center, and has had a long career in the health care industry, during which time she has served as board secretary for 13 corporations and spent 15 years as executive assistant to the president of Humana. She also has experience as board secretary for the Schertz Library Foundation, and as chair of Humana United Way.
Curently serving as Board President
Heather Sullivan (April 2017 - April 2020) came to Unity of New Braunfels in 2013 and became a member the following year. She currently leads our Future Planning Team and Platform Leader/Daily Word Team, and is involved in multigenerational service planning.
Currently serving as Board Vice President
Pat Dell (April 2015 - April 2018) has been attending Unity churches in Arizona and Texas since 1990. She began attending our services in May of 2009 and became a member the following October. Pat has been acting as a Prayer Chaplain since September 2009 and served as Board Treasurer from April 2011 to May 2014. While seving on the board, Pat was instrumental in obtaining the loan to refinancing the loan for our church expansion and setting up and administering our security system. Pat has been an active leader of our the Practical Care Team, a chaplaincy program for congregants with special needs. Pat has been our go-to person for many computer needs and volunteers her time as office manager. She also donates her time and talents by operating the sound booth during the Sunday services and special events.
Pat earned her Bachelor of Sciene degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona, and worked for Honeywell for 19 years. Since 2000, she has worked as a computer consultant in her spare time. Pat loves animals and traveling. She was born in Banbury, England, and lived through the 1964 earthquake in Anchorage, AK, an 8.6 on the richter scale. In 2013, she moved from Buda to New Braunfels just to be closer and more available to serve our church.
Currently serving as Treasurer
Mary Anne Ybarra (interim until April 2018) became a member of our church in April 2011. She leads the Tuesday prayer and book study group, actively attends Adult Ed classes, and serves as a prayer chaplain. She feels, with her spiritual and extensive management experience, that she is devoted to assist our ministry's growth and prosperity.
Mary Anne is a Registered Nurse and has a Masters Degree in Health Care Management from La Salle University. She has served as a Legal Nurse Consultant, Director of Clinical Services and is a Certified Life Coach and Reiki Master. She currently manages a Health and Wellness business offering retreats, workshops and personal coaching. She states the ability to make careful and thoughtful decisions with attention to detail as what she has learned to do best. She is currently holding the umbrella for our church Wholeness and Wellness program development and is passionately hoping to continue this mission.
Currently serving as Secretary
Katie Riedel (April 2017 - April 2020) first visited Unity of New Braunfels in 2010. She became a member in 2011 and has been active in our Youth and Family Ministry since 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin, and has worked in political consulting, property management, and real estate.
While taking the Spiritual Gifts Discovery class, she felt the call to put her organizational and managerial skills to use as a member of the Unity of New Braunfels Board of Trustees. In addition to computer, marketing, and writing experience, she brings to the table positivity, enthusiasm, and a parent’s perspective.
Wes holds an Associate’s degree in Instruction Media from T.S.T.C. Waco. As a member of the U.S. Navy, he served as Aviation Storekeeper 2nd class. He gained customer service experience while working with Grande Communications, AT&T and American Airlines, and has served on the board of the Salvation Army.