Board Members

Douglas Staley

Douglas is a medical researcher and statistician with a Master's Degree in Psychology, currently employed at St. Boniface General Hospital, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. For many years he has studied and participated in a wide range of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions.

Tim Freeman

Tim works as a crisis counselor at Klinic community health centre. He has a degree in psychology and has been a lifelong student of eastern and western spiritual traditions.

Karen Barkman

Karen is a retired Registered Nurse, mother of three and grandmother of nine. She has studied Sufism and Fourth Way spirituality, and has been involved in native spirituality since the early 1980s.

Manny Matas

Manny is a retired psychiatrist with a life-long interest in paranormal, anomalous and spiritual experience. He is the author of the recently published book The Borders of Normal: A Clinical Psychiatrist De-Stigmatizes Paranormal Phenomena.

Ken Barkman

Ken has been a student of various spiritual paths for many years. He is a counselor in the mental health and addictions fields.


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