Board of Trustees – 2016

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Secretary BeanSidhé, Treasurer Tony, Trustee Uchabhán, President Karl, Trustee TopazOwl
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Not Pictured: Vice President - Jenne Micale, Trustee AutumnRose.

Officers & Trustees: July 2016 - July 2017

President Karl

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President Karl

Karl Schlotterbeck, MA, CAS, is a Keltrian Druid in the Ring of the Oak, a longtime student of the Druid way (including the Druid grade of OBOD), a shaman, musician, and licensed psychologist. He is the author of Living Your Past Lives: The Psychology of Past-Life Regression (2002 revision), The Karma In Your Relationships (2003), The End of Karma (2015) and Lion of Satan, Lion of God (co-author), and other manuscripts in progress. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and assorted animals, including honey bees. His children and grandchildren live nearby. See his Web Page for further information. Karl was Henge Treasurer from 2003-2015, ArchDruid from 2009-2015, and was elected President of the Henge in 2015.President of the Henge in 2015.


Vice President Jenne Micale

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Vice President Jenne

Jenne has been a member of the Henge since 2007, coming from ADF, where she received training in Grove of the Other Gods in her native New Jersey. A polytheist since childhood, she was initiated into the Ring of Birch in 2011 and hosted the annual Gathering in Binghamton in 2014. A professional writer with a Ph.D. in English, she is a frequent contributor to Henge Happenings and became editor following the 2014 Gathering. For several years, she ran the White Cat Grove study group in the Binghamton area. Jenne is also an accomplished singer and musician with the music project Kwannon and formerly the wyrd folk band Belladonna Bouquet.

Jenne Micale was appointed Vice President in August 2016.


Secretary BeanSidhé

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BeanSidhé

ídhe cofounded Garrán na Sean-Cloche (Olde Stone Grove) in Cumming, Georgia on Samhain of 1992. She’s been the coleader or Druidess (Bean Drai´) of the Grove since that time. BeanSídhe (pronounced Banshee), was initiated into the Ring of The Birch in 1997. She was elevated to Ring of The Oak in June 2012 and received her Keltrian ordination in November of the same year. BeanSídhe also received her Elder Clergy credentials from the Local Dogwood Council of The Covenant of the Goddess on Beltaine of the year 2000. During her membership within C.O.G. she held the positions of Public Information Officer and Membership Officer for the local council. BeanSídhe has taught classes at various Celtic and Pagan gatherings on many subjects over the years which have included Druidism, “wildcrafting,” divination. Some of her pastimes are herbal gardening, camping and kayaking as well as spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She was served as Vice President in 2013-2014. Secretary BeanSidhé was appointed Secretary of the Henge by the Board of Trustees in July 2016 for a one-year term.


Treasurer Tony Taylor

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Treasurer Tony Taylor

President Tony Taylor is one of the cofounders of the Henge of Keltria. He has been a follower of the Druid Path since the early 70's. In the 1980's he initiated into and was elevated to the a second degree Druid in Ar nDraiocht Fein; he also completed the Bardic Grade material with The Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids. Tony co-authored The Henge of Keltria Book of Ritual and was Editor-in-Chief of "Keltria: A Journal of Druidism and Celtic Magick." Tony is in the Ring of the Oak, on the Henge of Keltria Council of Elders and is Archdruid Emeritus for the Henge. He currently lives in Maine with his wife and three cats. Tony was Secretary from 2003 until 2009 and served as President from 2009 until 2015. He was appointed Treasurer in 2015.


Trustee 1 TopazOwl

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Trustee TopazOwl

TopazOwl has been a member of Keltria since 1991. She was Secretary of the Henge from 1997 through 2003, and President from 2003 through 2009. She is a Ring of the Oak Initiate, and is the Founder/Chief Druid of Garrán an Eich Órbhuí (Grove of the Golden Horse), a Keltrian Grove located near Syracuse, NY. She is a published author and poet, a horse whisperer and farmer, a dancer and a student of martial arts. She is the owner of Black Horse Spirit, offering spiritual counseling, shamanic healing, and equine-assisted learning/psychotherapy. She teaches equine management, riding, driving, and showmanship, and has raised and trained Percheron Sport Horses for 24 years. She was appointed Trustee in 2009 and elected to that position again in 2010. She was reelected Trustee in 2013 and again in 2016.


Trustee 2 - Autumn Rose

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Trustee Autumn Rose

Autumn Rose has been a member of the Henge of Keltria since 2002.  She hosted the 2009 Gathering of the Tribe and was initiated into the Ring of the Birch on that occasion.  She is a solitary practitioner, has been a correspondence course mentor, and is a frequent contributor to Henge Happenings.  In her non-Henge life, she is the matriarch of a four-generation family and recently finished writing a futuristic novel.

 

 

 

 


Trustee 3 - Ulchabhán

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Trustee Uchabhán

Ulchabhán has been active the Old Religion for over sixteen years and has studied and developed her path work under Bhardic/Druidic, Eclectic, Gnostic and Earth Steward paths of study. She is a Ring of the Yew initiate and her group – GryphonSong Clan – is a chartered Grove of the Henge and hosted the 2015 Gathering of the Keltrian Tribes in Atlanta, Georgia.

She is a single engine certified pilot. She enjoys playing the harp for various functions and is a volunteer in retirement communities and for pain relieving therapy in hospice and hospital work. She has a deep love and affinity for trees and enjoys giving workshops and doing workings incorporating their timeless lessons.

She has a BBA in Software Engineering from Georgia State. She has two beautiful and talented children; Rachel (who is working toward finishing a degree in Graphics Design at Georgia State) and Matt (who is at Georgia College and State University). She currently lives in Conyers, Georgia with her wife and a herd of attack cats.

She served as  Secretary from 2012 until 2016. She was elected as Trustee in 2016.


Past Boards

The 2015 Board of Trustees
The 2014 Board of Trustees
The 2013 Board of Trustees
The 2012 Board of Trustees
The 2011 Board of Trustees
The 2011 2nd Half of year
The 2010 Board of Trustees
The 2009 Board of Trustees
The 2008 Board of Trustees
The 2006 Board of Trustees
The 2005 Board of Trustees
The 2004 Board of Trustees
The 1999 Board of Trustees