The Board of the UK Meher Baba Association presently consists of the following directors:
Richard is a retired civil servant, living in Worcestershire, and has been a Board member since May 2013. He was initially part of the working party set up to search for premises for the new UK Baba Centre, but has more recently been involved in overseeing legal matters pertaining to our centre. Richard became Co-Chair with Maria in September 2014, and sole chair in January 2017.
Maria found Baba in her 20s and is a cellist and music therapist, living and working in London. Her responsibilities include coordinating matters relating to the running of the centre, supporting policy development and the archives training and re-housing programme.
Jan is a care worker and Extend teacher living in Hertfordshire. She took on the mantle of secretary from Tanya Moller last November and holds a monthly Baba Group Meeting in St. Albans.
Om is a retired chartered chemist who worked over 34 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He holds a BSc in Chemistry from Punjab University and an MPhil in Organic Chemistry from the University of London. His role on the Board is that of Treasurer.
Havovi works in the Rail industry. She has lived in the UK for 25 years and been a part of the UK Meher Baba community for the past seven. Havovi joined the MBA Board three years ago and is the Minutes Secretary. She is usually present at the Sunday Companionship Days held at the London Meher Baba Centre.
Keith is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and lives in Brighton. He is a Board member, and is involved in the running of monthly Companionship Days. He also attends a weekly Meher Baba meeting in Lewes, Sussex.
Baba came into Lol's life with a bang on the morning of 23rd June 1971 at 8.30am. It was the morning of his final degree exam, which he promptly failed. It took several years for his feet to come back down to earth. He has served Baba ever since.
Sue is a student counsellor and gardener serving a second term on the Board. She lives between Northumberland and Meherabad and is involved in Baba archival work in UK and India, and sahavas programmes in the UK.
David is a psychotherapist; he connected with Meher Baba in 1971 and has lived in London since 1977. He was a member of study groups facilitated by Don Stevens, their primary focus being the relationship between daily life and the spiritual path. He helps edit the Neti Neti newsletter and is also a member of the Beads Foundation’s Board of Directors
Tanya has been an active member of the MBA for over 20 years; principally making Baba books available in UK and Europe. She has also been on the Board and involved in most aspects of the MBA from gardening to helping run meetings, secretarial work, advertising and keeping in touch with the MBA members. Tanya hosts a weekly Baba meeting in Lewes, Sussex.