The Board of Trustees

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  • Member-at-Large

    John Heffley - AUUC

    John Heffley

    John relocated to South Carolina in 2006 after many years in the wholesale florist business in the Washington, DC, area. In addition to his volunteer work with the AUUC Board and Finance committee, John is active in several Aiken community organizations.

  • President-Elect

    Claire-Helene Horne

    Claire-Helene Horne

    Claire-Helene Horne relocated from New Hampshire to South Carolina in 2010 with her husband and dog companions. Soon after, she joined the Aiken Djembe Drumming Circle, then Sisterhood-of-the-Spirit and other AUUC groups. She officially joined AUUC in 2013. Claire has over 20 years of Human Resources Management experience. She has served at the local and state level of Human Resources Associations for several years. She has been on the AUUC Personnel Committee since 2014.

  • Board President

    Sam Dack - AUUC 2017

    Sam Dack

    Sam and Leslie Dack moved to Aiken in 2002, being drawn here by their occupation as equine professionals in Dressage and 3-Day Eventing.  Their search for a spiritual community brought them to AUUC in 2005 and Sam completed the leadership course at The Mountain in 2008.   He has now served on multiple committees and is on his third term as President of the Board.