Wendy McKenna, Founder & President
Elizabeth Sullivan, Vice President of Public Relations and Volunteer Administrator
Elizabeth has had a lifelong interest in healing and metaphysics and continues to feed that interest daily through research and meditative writing. She enjoys keeping up with the latest information in her fields of interest, and happily shares her wisdom, energy and light with clients through her private Energy Healing practice as well as with the public through Lightshare clinics and programs. Additionally Elizabeth fulfills a leadership role as Vice President on the Lightshare corporate Board of Volunteer Administrators, where her activities are many and varied.
Elizabeth received a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing, after which she worked in corporate communications for several years. In 1998 she began extensive healing services training and education, and in 2003 opened her private Energy Healing practice where she continues to happily serve clients at the Lightshare Center in Santa Margarita. Visit Elizabeth’s website at www.elizabethasullivan.com or call 805-459-3409 for more information about her services.
Elizabeth looks forward to the next chapter of life’s journey after raising two wonderful sons and relocating to a new home in Atascadero that is a stone’s throw from the Lightshare Center.
Brianne McKinley, Volunteer Administrator, Healing Team Coordinator and Center Mgr.
Brianne was born and raised on the Central Coast of California. She currently provides services of massage therapy and energy healing in Santa Margarita. For private sessions, please call her at (805) 234-2144 or check out her website at www.massagebybrianne.com.
Brianne graduated in 2002 from Atascadero High School. She immediately went on to Cuesta College with aspirations in Physical Therapy. In 2004 she graduated from the Hirudaya School of Massage Therapy with a certificate for Massage Practitioner and then went on to finish her Massage Therapist program in 2010 from the California Holistic Institue. Brianne is a California State Certified Massage Therapist and has been working professionally since 2004. Brianne has also had extensive studies and training in Reiki, Energetics, Kinesiology, and Nutrition. She is also a Certified Watsu Practitioner and provides people with Aquatic Therapy in the spring and summer.
Brianne has been involved in the field of healing arts her entire life. Her mother, Wendy, directs and presides over Lightshare. Brianne has volunteered at the Lightshare headquarters office in California since its inception and frequently aids at the Lightshare Team trainings and events. She helps organize the Lightshare Team for serving at clinics and host communities; she volunteers on the Board of Directors and attends meetings regularly; and she manages the Lightshare Center located in Santa Margarita.
When Brianne is not volunteering with Lightshare or serving humanity through her private practice, she enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and traveling. Brianne maintains her balance by toning, meditating, yoga, gardening, being in nature, receiving bodywork weekly, spending time with family and being with her dogs.
Bianca Matejcek, Coordinator - Community Yoga Group
Community Yoga Group welcomes all!
This yoga group offers a variety of yoga instructors from our local community! Bianca schedules all of our yoga classes and organizes the teachers. If you are an experienced instructor and are interested in teaching a class, please contact Bianca at (805) 459-8744
Kathleen Schaefer, Recording Secretary
A California native, born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Kathleen has lived on the Central Coast in San Luis Obispo County since 1979.
Kathleen's career background has included medical offices and Academic Administrative Support at Cal Poly University and Cuesta College, in San Luis Opispo California. Kathleen is an avid traveler, and enjoys the outdoors, hiking, cooking, gardening, yoga, art, and volunteering for Lightshare.
As a lifelong learner with particular interests in the healing arts and metaphysics, Kathleen expanded her studies in 2003 with Comfort Zone for Balance and Healing in Santa Margarita California, earning certificates in Energetics in 2008, Light Frequencies in 2009 and 2010, and Reiki Usui degrees I and II through Healing Waters of the Central Coast in 2010. Kathleen facilitates energetic balance through her work as a member of the Lightshare Team, and as Recording Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator for the Administrative Board of Lightshare in Santa Margarita California.
Keith Dillon, Logistics Engineer
Keith manages logistics for the team at home and while on the road. He also manages plans for the development of the Lightshare Cultural Center and Project of Light in Santa Margarita, California.
With over 35 years in the building industry behind him Keith is now directing his energies towards the design and construction of the Center while enjoying his new livelihood of metalsmithing in his workshop at home in Santa Margarita.
Keith's current venture through Lunasea Design is the creation of eclectic objects of reflection from recycled materials...art for art's sake. And he enjoys cooking everything in his brick oven kitchen.
Cynthia Wilshusen, CFO
Cynthia Wilshusen embraces the privilege to be a business consultant and business educator as an opportunity to inspire and empower. As a business professional, it is her goal to enhance business owners learning through experience, reflection and implementation. She desires to have her clients and students know they have advanced their careers and enriched their lives without feeling as if they have sacrificed something to achieve higher learning.
Cynthia currently teaches at Cuesta College and Santa Barbara City College in the business education and computer application departments. In addition to teaching, she also operates a bookkeeping and consulting firm in the North County of San Luis Obispo.Cynthia is also a wife and mother and currently lives in San Miguel, California with her loved ones.