United Christian Ashrams International

The UCAI is led by a small, national support staff, as well as an ecumenical, volunteer Board of Directors whose mission is to inspire the transformation of all persons to be followers of Jesus Christ, and thereby discover, renew, and deepen relationships with God, ourselves, and others.

Staff

Tom Albin

Executive Director

Rev. Tom Albin serves as Executive Director for the United Christian Ashrams. In addition to these responsibilities, Tom also serves as the Dean of the Upper Room Ministries and Ecumenical Relations in Nashville, Tennessee. As of January 1, 2013, The Upper Room entered into an agreement with the United Christian Ashrams to provide executive leadership, marketing, and communication resources.

Lisa Chandler

Office Manager

Lisa provides day-to-day support for the UCA. She is the main staff person in the Central Office located in Ruston, LA. Since beginning her work with the Ashram in 2010, she has been a constant presence and resource person for both local Ashram leaders and those who attend. Lisa has attended multiple Ashrams in North Louisiana and Texas.

Donna Sanders

Mission Coordinator

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John Davis

Mission Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Front Row (L to R) Dan Eischen, Marjorie Odell, Roberto Escamilla, Georganne Leonard, Matt Henson (holding daughter, Sarafina), Nancy Henson, Marlene Williams, Samuel Stanley Jones. 2nd Row (L to R) Denton Florian, Kate Flavell, Tom Albin. 3rd Row (L to R) Donna Sanders, Phil Newman, Wesley Hunter, Steve Rankin. Back Row (L to R) Peter VanderZaag, Garland Mahan, Jr., Brian Shimer, Asok Antony.