A positive path for spiritual living

Meet Our Board

Audie Chaney, President

Audie is a husband married to Lana 43 years; Father of 2 sons; Grandfather of 8 grandchildren.  Proud owner of our miniature schnauzer "Herbie".   Reside in Owensboro, KY and retired in 2013.  Co founder of a small spiritual group Spiritual Renaissance (used alot of Unity Principles) for 7 years.  Audie started attending Unity in Orlando, FL in 1995 and was baptized by Rev. Bob Marshall in 1996.  Audie and Lana moved back to Owensboro in 1997 and started attending Unity Church of Evansville.  He served on the church board from 1998 - 2000.   Audie's vision is to see Unity church grow and expand not only in the Evansville area but also outreach to the tri-state area.  Audie will serve in whatever position that is required. He wants to serve the church in a way where he can use his experience  and skills that he obtained from serving on the board here previously and the church board at Resurrection Catholic Church in Winter Garden, FL for 3 years. I am deeply grateful and passionate about Unity of Evansville. AudieChaney7@outlook.com

Vice President:  Sharon Duell

Sharon has been a member of Unity for 1 year and serves our community as co-manager of the bookstore and as a member of the grounds committee.  She has a wide variety of volunteer experience to include 3 terms as president of Albion Fellows Bacon Center, director of the Santa Clothes Club, and on the advisory board of IVTC.  Sharon holds an MA in Liberal Studies from USI, has certificates as an EMT and in CPR, and is graduate of the Dale Carnegie program.  Sharon was married for 45 years before her husband transitioned and is a mother, grandmother, and soon to be great-grandmother.  When asked how Unity would benefit from her being on the board, she writes “I jump in with both feet on any project.  I am committed to Unity Church and will strive to make it even better than it is.  I will serve as a servant to our mission.”

Treasurer: Tom Bernardin

Tom has been a member of Unity for approxiately 10 years.  He has served on many boards including:  Mindful Heart Buddha Songha, President of Vanderburgh County Alcoholic Beverage Board and a Twelve Step Recovery Group Representative.  He is a licensed professional engineer and land surveyor.  He is presently working for Three-I Design as a project manager and senior engineer.  He is a devoted father of three and grandfather of three.  He has always been interested in spirituality and meditation and is open to providing assistance and serving in whatever capacity would be useful to the church community.


Secretary:  Michael Caudill

Michael has been a member of Unity for 2 years and is active in taking care of the meditation garden on the grounds of Unity of Evansville.  He also helps out on the cleaning committees and you will usually see him busy in the back of the church running the audio and visual equipment at Sunday's church service.  He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology and Gender Studies plus many other work related trainings and certificates.  He is one of Unity's younger members and wants to help Unity become more involved with the community.  His passion is helping others and being a productive community member.  He has a high interest in gardening, learning, and helping youth.  His hobbies or interests are pets/animals, nature, reading and arts and crafts.


Member-At-Large: Betty Pat Underhill
Betty Pat has been a member of Unity for 7 years.  She grew up in the country two miles outside of Elberfeld, IN.  She had a career in Property Management for 22 years before deciding she needed a change.  She stepped out in faith and found a seamstress job at Siegel's Uniforms.  Married for 31 years with a daughter, Nancy Pat.  She enjoys gardening, cooking and going to St. Louis Cardinal's baseball games.  Loves to walk her dog in the park and enjoys bird watching.  Her mission is to spread as much joy and love as she can out into the world every day and prays for peace throughout the world.