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Office hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 3 PM    Summer hours 8:30 AM - 2 PM

We also have a 24-hour answering service

Administrative Staff

Elizabeth Gold – Director of Operations
Lilly Ayotte – Bookkeeper


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Board of Trustees

Trustees are elected by the congregation. The Board is committed to comprehensive, timely and open communication with the congregation.

To contact any or all of the Board members, please e-mail, phone (760) 346-4649, or send mail to 45630 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260

The Board is committed to serving the highest good of our spiritual community.


Dr. Joe Hooper – President

Dale Olansky, RScP – Vice President

Holly Dickinson, RScP - Treasurer


Ross Holmquist

Memie Nichols, RScP

Annie Meeks

Vickie Ruff, RScP

Adjunct Trustees

David Flint

Bud Rymer

Dr. Laura Shackelford - Recording Secretary

Abundance Committee

The Abundance Committee of CSL Palm Desert is a group of dedicated independent members of the Center with a focus on the financial health of CSL. 

Members of the Abundance Committee:

Annie Meeks
Dr. Laura Shackelford
Dale Olansky, RScP
Jeff Harrison
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