Rev. Charline E. Manuel

Board Chair

After seven years on the Unity World Headquarters board, Charline Manuel was elevated in 2022 to board chair, the first African American to serve in the role. Founder and CEO of One Accord Strategies, Inc., Charline is a board and leadership development consultant specializing in board training and development for faith-based organizations. An ordained Unity minister, Charline served as a congregational minister for 22 years in Miami, Florida. She serves on the faculty of the Unity Urban Ministerial School, teaching ministerial ethics, homiletics, and board and church leadership. Charline has worked with faith-based organizations and guided international mission trips. She is the author of eight books including Pray Up Your Life and Do Puppies Pray? In addition to serving on the UWH board, she serves on the board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions as secretary and chairs the Global Ethic Task Force.