Meet the MEMBERS OF THE BOARD
Nancy Lombardo - president
Nancy Lombardo is a Jamestown, New York native who returned to the area after being away many years. An Army Veteran who segued to a civilian Oklahoma Police Officer retiring as a Detective. Her specialized investigations gave her a unique perspective on life, which she now shares through public speaking at numerous venues. Nancy lives in Lily Dale full time and has discovered a new spiritual nature to life. Nancy is an Ordained Spiritualist/Interfaith Minister, a student medium and a healer that serves the COLS and the Healing Temple. Nancy is also a member of the Lily Dale Assembly. Nancy is a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga in Lily Dale on and off-season. An avid runner, you will probably find Nancy running around Cassadaga Lake at any given time.
Contact: (580) 695-8040
Jewel Rozanski - vice president
Jewel Rozanski lives in Warren, PA with her husband, daughter, and 2 adopted dogs. She is a Spanish teacher at Warren Area High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Education as well as a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology. Jewel enjoys using the gifts of spirit through speaking, mediumship and healing and hopes to pursue these much more once her daughter is older. She has taken and helped coordinate many workshops on these topics. For fun, Jewel also enjoys reading, watching documentaries, learning in general, and traveling the world with her students. She has a new travel business called “Cultured Travel” that combines student travel packages and education. She is an ordained minister and Vice President of the Church of the Living Spirit as well as a member of the Lily Dale Assembly.
Emmy Chetkin - trustee
Emmy Chetkin was ordained in 1984 at Delphi University by Patricia Hayes. Emmy is a lifelong student of life and her greatest pleasures are the aha moments we all experience on this spiritual path. Emmy is a life long resident of Lily Dale and a founder of the Church of the Living Spirit in 1988. Emmy is a member of the Lily Dale Assembly and has been serving the Lily Dale community in various ways for many years. “I love my Family with all my heart and give thanks for their presence in my Life” Emmy Chetkin
Vanessa Davis - membership secretary
Vanessa lives in Jamestown, NY, and is a retired NYS licensed Veterinary Technician of 30 + years. Vanessa also was bookkeeper for her husband's construction company. One day Vanessa came to Lily Dale to volunteer as a workshop coordinator and ended up taking the job as receptionist for the Lily Dale Assembly Office for 4 years. Vanessa was originally drawn to Lily Dale in the mid 70's, taking workshops, walking the grounds, and just absorbing the beautiful energy that Lily Dale had to give.
Woods walking, waterfalls, tree hugging, and animals hold a special place to Vanessa. Vanessa is also a roadie with her husband's two bands. Vanessa stays busier retired, then was when she was working.
Jill Moore - recording secretary
Jill Alane Moore is a native of Bradford, Pennsylvania. She graduated from The University of Pittsburgh in 2006 with a BA in Sociology. She currently works as a victim advocate and prevention educator, at the Bradford YWCA. Prior to college she was director of a childcare center.
Jill has been coming to Lily Dale, since 2000, when she received her first reading. Since then, she has attended many summer classes, coordinated workshops, studied mediumship, served as a medium at Medium’s Sunday and during the Sunday service and other services in the summer. She joined the church in 2018 because “Every time I came it felt like coming home. I felt like I belonged here, the people here were so welcoming! All the beliefs I’d had, since I was a child, were right there in the Spiritualist Principals.”
In the fall of 2019 Jill was accepted into the COLS Ministerial Program which is nearing completion this fall. She is looking forward to the rest of her spiritual journey and to serving Lily Dale and the Church of the Living Spirit.
Carl Moore - treasurer
Carl Moore retired on January 1, 2019 after practicing law for over 39 years in Erie, Pennsylvania. Carl and his wife Barbara joined the COLS in 2018 after attending services for several years. Carl and Barbara are proud members of the COLS Spirit Choir.
Maureen Davis - trustee
Maureen is a freelance writer and is a published author and genealogist.
She graduated SUNY Fredonia and is an ordained minister and devotes her life to her work as a medium and healer.
Maureen loves to cook and bake and her pies are her speciality!