Elected Leaders: The Board of Trustees

Board President

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.… more


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 … more


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.