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Board Members and Staff

Rev. Daybree Thoms

Rev Daybree Thoms – Interim Minister

Rev Daybree Garland Thoms is a licensed and ordained Unity Minister and Licensed Unity Teacher. Rev Daybree graduated from Unity Institute and Seminary with a Masters in Divinity in 2016, expanding her skills as a Hospital Chaplain in a Level 3 Trauma Center, working closely with Hospice, and joining the staff at Unity Worldwide Spiritual…

Nancy Mischka – President

As a long time member of Unity of the Keys, Nancy Mischka has devoted many hours sharing her talents with our community. Being an integral part of our Music Program has taken her to Empower Music and Arts events where she performed and brought back amazing music to add to her repertoire. Nancy currently serves as…

Dan Hatch – Vice President

Dan Hatch has been a Unity Student since 2001. Originally from North Carolina, he has been a Key West resident for most of the past 20 years. He is responsible for the opening of one of Key West’s favorite restaurants, Blue Heaven and now is the chef at Salute! on Higgs Beach. In his free…

Debra Butler – Treasurer

Debra Butler has been a Unity student and Member of UOTK since 2009. Debra enjoys being of service and has served in almost every volunteer position from greeter, hospitality, platform assistant and search team member. Debra is pursuing her LUT training and is almost ½ way there. She previously served on the Board of Trustees…

Janet Smith

Janet Smith’s background is all about helping people.  Since moving to Key West, she works in sales and customer service at her family’s tile store.  In California, she worked as a recruiter for 16 years, most recently at Safeway’s corporate office.  Over the years, Janet has learned the importance of going above and beyond to…

Kevin Beede

Kevin has been a long time Key West resident and previously worked for the Monroe County Planning Department. He later went on to develop and run the county’s first public television station, Monroe County Channel 16.  After leaving the county, Kevin developed the first internet marketing business in the Florida Keys and partnered with Tourist…

Mary Ellen Lapp

Mary Ellen Lapp – Church Coordinator

Mary Ellen Lapp is the Church Coordinator for Unity of the Keys. She is also a published author and speaker about the integral link between our self image and our results. She and her husband, Keith have lived in Key West for ten years, and are members of Unity of the Keys. Mary Ellen has…