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Our Leadership Team

Meet the Staff

Rev. Richard Burdick 

Spiritual Leader

Contact Rev. Richard

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 141

Diane Glynn

Executive Director 

Contact Diane 

Phone 678-819-9100 ext. 102

Rev. Avril Loy James 

Ministerial Assistant 

Contact Avril 

Phone: 678-819-9100

Rev. Julie Boniger 

Music Director 

Contact Julie

Phone: 678-819-9100

Rodger Prior 

Facilities Manager 

Contact Rodger

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 106

Al Mango

Custodial Coordinator 

Contact Al

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 132

Frank Rambo

Accounting Manager 

Contact Frank

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 108

Edie Smith 

Accounting Assistant

Contact Edie

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 109 

Nicole Glasgow

Program Coordinator 

Contact Nicole

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 104

Brandy Morrow

Administrative Assistant

Contact Brandy

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 101 

Misty Cochran

Media Manager &

Rental Coordinator 

Contact Misty

Phone: 678-819-9100 ext. 105

Wendy Beck

Bookstore Manager 

Contact Wendy

Phone 678-819-9100 ext. 111

Lisa Vail 

Unikids Coordinator 

Contact Lisa

Phone: 678-819-9100

Suzie Burdick

Uniteens Coordinator 

Contact Suzie 

Phone: 678-819-9100

John Glasgow

Y.O.U. Coordinator 

Contact John

Phone: 678-819-9100  

Susan Clancy

Y.O.U. Coordinator 

Contact Susan

Phone: 678-819-9100

Miranda Baker

Y.O.U. Coordinator 

Contact Miranda

Phone: 678-819-9100  

Ryan Almario

Band Leader  

Contact Ryan

Phone: 678-819-9100

Meet the Board of Directors

All members of the Board of Directors are volunteers elected by the Congregation, with the exception of the Spiritual Leader and Executive Director. The Board of Director Nomination Committee begins accepting applications in October, and the election of Board members takes place during the Annual Business meeting in the first quarter of every year. 

 

The Board operates under the Unity North Bylaws and a set of Policies and Procedures.

 

Contact The Board 

Phone: 678-819-9100 

Email the Board of Directors 

Terry Seek

Board Chair 

Terry organized and grew the NGU, a group of young adults who assisted many other ministries with various projects and hosted some of their own including Super Happy Fun Day, a two-day event which raised money to build a new playground for our children’s ministry. Terry is also a member of our Ministry Leadership Team and has been an active Prayer Chaplain for the last two years. Terry has many leadership skills acquired over the years through his military training in the U.S. Navy, management roles, and being a business owner that he would like to put to use here in our community to ensure that it is here for many generations to come. Unity is home, this is family, and Terry looks forward to continued opportunities to serve.

Ray Hughes

Vice Chair 

Ray has had for the past 3 years, the privilege to serve his Unity home and family as a member of UNA Board of Directors. He would like his UNA family to allow him to serve for another 3 years. As a member of the Board, he and others have been able to successfully build on the efforts of the Board’s predecessors to fulfill the congregation’s direction of maintaining Unity’s home while honoring Rev Richard’s direction of community outreach. Ray is currently the Facilities Chair and member of the Finance Committee. He is aware of and deeply involved in the efforts needed to advance Unity North not just for the next 3 years but for generations to come. Regardless of the outcome of the election, he will always remain grateful to have been allowed to serve

Jennie Langer 

Treasurer & Fiance Committee Chair 

I was raised in a New Thought church as a child and deeply grounded in those principles. My work in both start-up and global software companies has sharpened and balanced my skills with financial planning, strategic planning, and innovation.  My passion is building high-functioning teams, leadership development, and engaged employees. Today I transform my life to self-employment and to Service. I have been a member of the Unity North Finance Committee creating the Capital Update, led an all-volunteer Pledge Committee who raised more than $500,000 in Capital Campaign pledges, helped coordinate Thanksgiving celebrations, and led many small groups at UNA. 

Laura Calia

Secretary 

Unity has been Laura’s church home for more than 27 years. She believes with all her heart that “God is in everything”, “God is her source” and most of all “With God All Things Are Possible.” Laura has a BA degree in theatre from Columbia College in Chicago and a MA in Organizational Business Leadership from Shorter University in Georgia.  She is the Sr. Partner Programmes Manager at the GSMA, the global association of the mobile industry.  Laura has also worked in the marketing departments of Household Finance, American Cancer Society, Bell South, and AT&T. She is on the Leadership Team and volunteers with Unikids at UNA. She loves going on adventures with her daughter, Ella. Laura loves Unity and is thankful that her daughter will grow up within its teachings.

David Pritchard 

Program Committee Chair 

David is the proud papa of 3 children and two grandchildren. He is active in volunteer work including Wellstar hospice, The Compassionate Friends, and the Survivors of Suicide.  His youngest son, Nic, died by suicide in 2012. His professional life has been quite varied, from Restaurant/Hotel Manager to Massage Therapist, to Vocational Rehabilitation Case Manager, and now to Digital Marketing.  He has a BA degree in Psychology and an MS degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University along with his massage therapy training from the Atlanta School of Massage.  David has been a leader with the Men of Unity, has volunteered continuously for Family Promise, and currently serves as an Usher Captain. David has previously served as a Prayer Chaplain, a Nursery Guide, has been on the Nominating Committee and Ministerial Search Committee, has hosted and facilitated numerous small groups, led Wednesday night meditations and has assisted with care and decoration of our facility.

Mike Stott 

Policy & Procedures and Marketing Committee Chair 

Mike Stott has been attending Unity since 1991. He has served as Board President of Windward Unity for 2 three-year terms.  He loves Unity North Atlanta and the family it creates.  He is a business owner of a successful real estate firm and coaching business. He has been involved as a Unity YOU sponsor, small group (spiritual connections) leader and host. He is currently serving as a member of the UNA finance committee. Always positive and energetic he envisions UNA growing both financially and in the service, we are able to share with our community!

Dr. Rev. Ugie Tindal-Kirkpatrick

Dr. Tindal-Kirkpatrick a professional counselor and ordained minister provides Spiritual Psychotherapy and Inner Image Consulting services. She is a member of many professional organizations, an author, and managing partner with Universal Asset Solutions LLC. She was a featured guest on Oprah and Friends Satellite Radio with Dr. Maya Angelou. Dr. Kirkpatrick holds a PhD from Tabernacle Bible College and Seminary in Tampa, Fla, an MLA and an MEd from the Johns Hopkins University, along with many professional certifications. Diplomate, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, she continues to upgrade skills to assist at a critical times such as the present. Her lifeʼs theme, ‘Itʼs all about love’, is the guiding principle in her mission to impart love and compassion to all she meets.”

Vilma Orrego 

Vilma was born and raised in Chiclayo City, Peru.  She has a BA degree in Public Relations and Communications from Pacific University in Lima, Peru.  Vilma is currently working in the Spanish and English as second language teaching programs for the Latin American Association and CPACS (Center for Pan Asian Community Service). he started to attend Unity North in 2007. She became a member of UNA the next year and has been a consistent giver since 2009.  She has facilitated Conscious Living Circles (in Spanish) for two consecutive years with the congregants of the Spanish Ministry. She is currently on the Leadership Team and a member of the Wholeness and the Prayer Chaplain Ministries.

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