BOARD OF TRUSTEES
President, Rev. Marilyn Miller
Vice President, Terry Wright
Treasurer, David Hendricks
Secretary, Sirena Pellarolo
Membership Laison, Dave Hedrick
Logistics & Safety Coordinator, Terry Wright.
REV. MARILYN MILLER
Rev. Marilyn Miller creates services reflecting energies of the seasons from many spiritual traditions. She teaches Science of Mind principles to help people use their creative abilities and personal genius.
She is a Living Purpose Coach, Career Counselor& author of “America’s Holidays & Heroes” and co-author of the “Cinenera Connection” for Latina teens.
A Religious Science Minister for 26 years, she graduated from UCLA, Institute for Training Leaders, Ernest Holmes School of Ministry, & Financial Freedom Institute. She was a research associate of Valerie Hunt’s Bioenergy Field Foundation in Malibu for 30 years.
REV. WILL CASTAGNA
Rev. Will Castagna, Minister Emertis, has served the Center for Spiritual Living. Ojai as a spiritual leader since 1998. He has been an Administrator, Youth Church Teacher, Board President and esteemed advisor.
He is the owner of the successful Inspiration Associates, a consulting company helping companies start up or achieve new growth. He is the father of Liam and Gabriella Castagna who were born into our community.
Director of Ministry of Prayer
Randee Vasilakos, Director of Ministry of Prayer, has served as a Social Worker, Ashram Assistant and a spiritual guide to many at the Agape Center for Truth in L.A. & CSL Ojai.
She offers weekly Meditation classes and is Director of the CSL Ojai Prayer Team .She is a spiritual counselor, prayer counselor and astrologer who love bird watching, kayaking, and snorkeling.
Patricia Avis, singer-songwriter, guitarist, has lived and performed in the Ojai Valley area for over 25 years. She has served as CSL Ojai Music Director since 2011.
She performs solo and with her Patricia Avis trio and many local musicians creating community concerts and events. She also acts in local theater and musicals.
Patricia taught music in local schools and currently offers private guitar lessons. She is grateful to share her love of music with the New Thought family at CSL Ojai.
DR. SIRENA PELLAROLO
Religious Science Practitioner
Dr. Sirena Pellarolo, Religious Science Practitioner leads Wise Women Councils monthly. She is a Holistic Health Coach who helps women achieve optimum wellness. She’s an expert in the field of cultural and women’s studies, a graduate of UCLA.
She is a professor Emerita of Spanish and Latin American Cultural Studies. She is an international speaker and author of “Menopause Mavens”& “Recover Your Juiciness; for an Empowered Midlife.”
REV. DIANE BESOCKE
Rev. Diane Besocke was ordained by the Healing Light Center in Glendale, CA. World-renowned energy healer, Roslyn Bruyere, known for expert energy work that corrects body, mind, and spirit imbalances, trained her. She is a member of our Practitioner Team.
Religious Science Practitioner
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