GIVE
President

Bill Carbeau

has held many career positions, served on various business boards, and has been a committee member of several construction equipment associations. He has served as Vice President of Business Development, Director of Special Operations and director of various other departments in multiple companies. He loves woodworking, hiking, traveling, and has been happily married to Dee for over 40 years.

Favorite Quote:

"Making something out of nothing."
–Bill Carbeau

Fun Fact:

Bill and his wife, Dee, once farmed almost 400 acres of crops and raised over 50 head of Angus Beef cattle.

Vice President

Wink Telford

is a native Floridian from Sarasota, relocating to Naples in 1986. He discovered Unity of Naples a few years later, igniting his spiritual growth journey. Wink and his wife, Anna, love spending time in nature along with their dog Obi. He plans to retire from a career in public service within a few years and explore the world's wonders.

Favorite Quote:

"Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect." –Alan Cohen

Fun Fact:

Wink and a friend once drove from Florida to Alaska, living in a pop-up camper. During their adventure, they worked in a salmon fishery and explored the vast wilderness. Oh, and his real name is Winthrop.

Treasurer

Sudie Minamyer

began life in a suburb of Chicago. She spent her career in education, starting as a Math and English Teacher, to School Psychologist, and finally to Elementary Principal. She and her husband moved to Naples fifteen years ago and she has been learning and growing in Unity ever since.

Favorite Quote:

"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."
–Arthur Rubenstein

Fun Fact:

Sudie once helped paddle rafts with a group of fourteen people on a two-week trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Secretary

Madeline Meehan

has been attending Unity of Naples since 1997, and was privileged to have three years with Founding Minister Jack Kern. She was in the original Prayer Chaplain program and served for 10 years, and rejoined in 2023. She was a counter, usher, and member of the Choir for 18 years and a Platform Assistant for 8 years. Her greatest joy was doing Outreach for 12 years, serving Avalon Elementary School, Grace Place, Youth Haven and the East Naples Sheriff Department through various events and fundraisers. She is a retired R.N. and a Reiki Master who aims to live by the Unity Principles every day.

Favorite Quote:

"Do unto others as you would want done to you."
–The Golden Rule

Fun Fact:

Madeline has climbed & hiked mountains in New Hampshire and Maine, and was an avid Cross Country Skier.

Trustee

Angela Black

is a Spiritual Healer and Psychic Medium who utilizes various modalities, including the spiritual teachings of Unity Principles to guide others along the path of healing. She holds certification in the Mikao Usui Art of Traditional Reiki and is a reader at Goddess I Am Spiritual Center in Naples. She holdsa a Cosmetology license in California and Florida, and is the proud owner and operator of the LLC angelablackmedium.com. A California native and member of the First Nation Tribes of North America, she and her husband have enjoyed living in Naples since 2012.

Favorite Quote:

"The best way to know God is to love many things."
–Vincent van Gogh

Fun Fact:

Since childhood Angela has found great joy in Mini Golfing and she and her husband will travel far and wide in search of new and exciting courses to play! 

Trustee

Michelle Kavulich

was literally “drawn” to Unity Naples in 2018 after an awakening to Love. Since 2022, she has been learning how to apply the principles taught in A Course In Miracles, and has absolutely experienced miracles in her life through her faith in God. Her mission is to help and inspire others to heal and grow through a deeper connection with God, and to be a part of the growth of Unity of Naples by contributing the gifts of healing she has received.

Favorite Quote:

"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fun Fact:

Michelle has always wanted to have an identical twin, and now she does (at least in this picture)!

Trustee

Ashley Pennebaker

is a proud father of three, grandfather of eight, and great grandfather of one. He built a $40 million dollar company with customers including Lowes’s, Home Depot and Costco. He also set up a woodworking studio for former president Jimmy Carter, taught him how to use the tools, and had the privilege of deep one-on-one conversations with him.

Favorite Quote:

"Love in a way that allows the person you love to feel free."
–Thich Nhat Hanh

Fun Fact:

Ashley has been a pilot, Formula 2000 race car team owner and driver, bicycled the 442-mile Natchez Trace, and has ridden a Harley up and down the Pacific Coast Highway.

Trustee

Dennis Sanders

is overjoyed to serve once again on the Unity of Naples Board of Trustees, having served twice before for a total of 6 years. He has been a Unity member for over 35 years, with 10 years served at Unity of Naples. He is a local business owner, an Ambassador of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, and a member of Rotary International.

Favorite Quote:

"Don't look back."
–Margarita W. Sanders-Sabbath

Fun Fact:

Dennis is a music-lover, enjoys reading prose and poetry (think Gibran), and is a big University of Michigan fan. Go Blue!

President

Bill Carbeau

has held many career positions, served on various business boards, and has been a committee member of several construction equipment associations. He has served as Vice President of Business Development, Director of Special Operations and director of various other departments in multiple companies. He loves woodworking, hiking, traveling, and has been happily married to Dee for over 40 years.

Favorite Quote:

"Making something out of nothing."
–Bill Carbeau

Fun Fact:

Bill and his wife, Dee, once farmed almost 400 acres of crops and raised over 50 head of Angus Beef cattle.

Vice President

Wink Telford

is a native Floridian from Sarasota, relocating to Naples in 1986. He discovered Unity of Naples a few years later, igniting his spiritual growth journey. Wink and his wife, Anna, love spending time in nature along with their dog Obi. He plans to retire from a career in public service within a few years and explore the world's wonders.

Favorite Quote:

"Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect." –Alan Cohen

Fun Fact:

Wink and a friend once drove from Florida to Alaska, living in a pop-up camper. During their adventure, they worked in a salmon fishery and explored the vast wilderness. Oh, and his real name is Winthrop.

Treasurer

Sudie Minamyer

began life in a suburb of Chicago. She spent her career in education, starting as a Math and English Teacher, to School Psychologist, and finally to Elementary Principal. She and her husband moved to Naples fifteen years ago and she has been learning and growing in Unity ever since.

Favorite Quote:

"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."
–Arthur Rubenstein

Fun Fact:

Sudie once helped paddle rafts with a group of fourteen people on a two-week trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Secretary

Madeline Meehan

has been attending Unity of Naples since 1997, and was privileged to have three years with Founding Minister Jack Kern. She was in the original Prayer Chaplain program and served for 10 years, and rejoined in 2023. She was a counter, usher, and member of the Choir for 18 years and a Platform Assistant for 8 years. Her greatest joy was doing Outreach for 12 years, serving Avalon Elementary School, Grace Place, Youth Haven and the East Naples Sheriff Department through various events and fundraisers. She is a retired R.N. and a Reiki Master who aims to live by the Unity Principles every day.

Favorite Quote:

"Do unto others as you would want done to you."
–The Golden Rule

Fun Fact:

Madeline has climbed & hiked mountains in New Hampshire and Maine, and was an avid Cross Country Skier.

Trustee

Angela Black

is a Spiritual Healer and Psychic Medium who utilizes various modalities, including the spiritual teachings of Unity Principles to guide others along the path of healing. She holds certification in the Mikao Usui Art of Traditional Reiki and is a reader at Goddess I Am Spiritual Center in Naples. She holdsa a Cosmetology license in California and Florida, and is the proud owner and operator of the LLC angelablackmedium.com. A California native and member of the First Nation Tribes of North America, she and her husband have enjoyed living in Naples since 2012.

Favorite Quote:

"The best way to know God is to love many things."
–Vincent van Gogh

Fun Fact:

Since childhood Angela has found great joy in Mini Golfing and she and her husband will travel far and wide in search of new and exciting courses to play! 

Trustee

Michelle Kavulich

was literally “drawn” to Unity Naples in 2018 after an awakening to Love. Since 2022, she has been learning how to apply the principles taught in A Course In Miracles, and has absolutely experienced miracles in her life through her faith in God. Her mission is to help and inspire others to heal and grow through a deeper connection with God, and to be a part of the growth of Unity of Naples by contributing the gifts of healing she has received.

Favorite Quote:

"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fun Fact:

Michelle has always wanted to have an identical twin, and now she does (at least in this picture)!

Trustee

Ashley Pennebaker

is a proud father of three, grandfather of eight, and great grandfather of one. He built a $40 million dollar company with customers including Lowes’s, Home Depot and Costco. He also set up a woodworking studio for former president Jimmy Carter, taught him how to use the tools, and had the privilege of deep one-on-one conversations with him.

Favorite Quote:

"Love in a way that allows the person you love to feel free."
–Thich Nhat Hanh

Fun Fact:

Ashley has been a pilot, Formula 2000 race car team owner and driver, bicycled the 442-mile Natchez Trace, and has ridden a Harley up and down the Pacific Coast Highway.

Trustee

Dennis Sanders

is overjoyed to serve once again on the Unity of Naples Board of Trustees, having served twice before for a total of 6 years. He has been a Unity member for over 35 years, with 10 years served at Unity of Naples. He is a local business owner, an Ambassador of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, and a member of Rotary International.

Favorite Quote:

"Don't look back."
–Margarita W. Sanders-Sabbath

Fun Fact:

Dennis is a music-lover, enjoys reading prose and poetry (think Gibran), and is a big University of Michigan fan. Go Blue!

BOARD MEETINGS | Fourth Tuesday of Each Month  •  4:00pm  •  Gathering Room

Unity of Naples welcomes all community members to our monthly Board Meeting, where we cover a range of topics including financial, ministry and board reports regarding ongoing activities. We invite members who wish to address the board regarding an agenda item to submit a request to the Board President 24 hours in advance of the meeting, or 2 weeks in advance to request adding an item to the agenda. For all board inquiries, please e-mail [email protected].

BOARD MEETINGS

Last Tuesday of Each Month  •  4:00pm
Gathering Room

Unity of Naples welcomes all community members to our monthly Board Meeting, where we cover a range of topics including financial, ministry and board reports regarding ongoing activities. We invite members who wish to address the board regarding an agenda item to submit a request to the Board President 24 hours in advance of the meeting, or 2 weeks in advance to request adding an item to the agenda. For all board inquiries, please e-mail [email protected].

Click any button below to access that date's Board Meeting Minutes, outlining what was discussed and reviewed that day.

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