Board of Trustees

Agape Bay Area Board of Trustees

Jim Binder

Jim Binder

Chair - Board of Trustees

Jim Binder brings his love of community and spirituality to the Board of Trustees and has agreed to chair the board following in the footsteps of Virginia Chapman who left the board and Agape Bay Area in good financial standing.

Valerie Roberts

Valerie Roberts

Vice Chair and Treasurer - Board of Trustees

Val Roberts has been a student of New Thought, Ancient Wisdom since 1997. She attended Unity of Walnut Creek and OCSL when Rev Joan was the senior minister and took numerous Foundational classes at OCSL.

Reverend Joan Steadman

Reverend Joan Steadman

Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Joan Steadman has been an ordained Agape and Centers for Spiritual Living minister since 1988. She has served as the Senior Minister of our beloved community since January 2019.

Reverend Verona Garland

Reverend Verona Garland

Assistant Minister

Verona serves as the Assistant Minister of Agape Bay Area, Oakland, Ca., an affiliate center of Agape International, Los Angeles. She is an Emerson Theological Institute credentialed Interfaith and Science of Mind minister.

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Staff Minister

Rev Cindy Edelson is a graduate of the Michael Bernard Beckwith School of Ministry at Agape International and a Center for Spiritual Living Minister. Cindy lives in the Bay Area with her beloved wife, Bren, and their two 11 lbs. bundles of love, Snowy and Poppy.

Yvette Lozano

Yvette Lozano

Secretary - Board of Trustees

Yvette first came to Agape Bay Area when Rev Michael Beckwith blessed us with being a satellite community. She then officially became a member last year.

R. Lane Hairston

R. Lane Hairston

Board of Trustees

Robert Hairston aka R. Lane is a founding member of Agape Bay Area. R. Lane has been attending Agape International virtually since 2007. R. Lane is deeply committed to Spiritual practices and to maintaining a high state of consciousness for our community.

Jana Young

Jana Young

Board of Trustees

Jana is thrilled to serve her beloved Agape Bay Area as a new board member. Jana discovered New Thought and the Energy Codes in 2015 when she attended workshops by Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith and Dr. Sue Morter at Celebrate Your Life in Phoenix.

Regina Zasadzinski

Regina Zasadzinski

Board of Trustees

Regina Zasadzinski is an ordained minister through the non-denominational New Christian Church of Full Endeavor, where her education focused on forgiveness, non-dualism, and healing. She has been a student and teacher of A Course in Miracles since 1999.

Geri DeLaRosa

Geri DeLaRosa

Board of Trustees

Geri is an Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history working for 40 years in the non-profit organization management industry.

Agape Bay Area Staff

JoAna Edwards

JoAna Edwards

Accountant

JoAna Edwards is the accountant for Agape Bay Area.

Constance Rose

Constance Rose

Webmaster

Constance Rose is the webmaster for Agape Bay Area.

Address:

Kehilla Synagogue
1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont 94610