Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha

Founding Director

Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha is a New York Times bestselling author and a pioneer in modern day spirituality. He is a medical doctor in China and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine in China and Canada. From a very early age, he studied several Eastern arts and is a Grandmaster of tai chi, qigong, feng shui, and the I Ching. In 2016, he was appointed to the position of National Calligrapher Master and Honorable Research Professor by the State Ethnic Academy of Painting. Master Sha has traveled worldwide for many years to teach ancient wisdom and modern spiritual practices.

In 2010, Master Sha founded Love Peace Harmony Foundation. He has been recognized widely for his extensive humanitarian activities. His awards include the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Award for his outstanding work in promoting peace. Master Sha has also been honored by the Council of the City and County of Honolulu and was named an Honorary Member of the Budapest Foundation, an organization dedicated to resolving social, economic, and ecological challenges of the twenty-first century. In addition, he was one of the founding members of the Fuji Declaration, whose mission was to create lasting peace on Mother Earth.

Master Sha received a Commendation from Los Angeles County for his humanitarian efforts both locally and worldwide, and in 2017 was honored with the International Tara Award from Ven. Mae Chee Sansanee Sthirasuta of Sathira-Dhammasathan, for being a person who acts like a Bodhisattva, doing good for society. Master Sha is the founder of the Tao Academy and has trained Master Teachers around the world. He has devoted his life to universal service for all humanity. He continues to deliver free webcasts, teleconferences, and events that attract viewers and listeners from around the world.

Alexandre Gheysen

Alexandre Gheysen is the Chief Financial Officer of Universal Soul Service Corp., based in Toronto, Canada. He is also the director of multiple subsidiaries and manages financial strategy, corporate finance, systems implementation, data security and management and oversees all legal and contractual issues for the company.


Bishop Dr. Barbara L. King

Dr. Barbara King, affectionately called “Dr. Barbara,” is the Founder Minister/World Spiritual Leader of Hillside International Truth Center, Inc., a New Thought, inclusive, healing ministry open to all people, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Hillside began with a prayer group of twelve in Dr. Barbara’s home in 1971 and now has thousands of members and supporters worldwide.

She is a native of Houston, Texas. She has a B.A. in sociology from Texas Southern University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Atlanta University. With a continued belief in lifelong learning, Dr. Barbara received her Doctor of Ministry degree from the Ecumenical Theological Seminary of Detroit, Michigan on June 2, 2012 at the age of 81. She has also received several honorary doctoral degrees.

Dr. Barbara has authored ten books and monographs, received numerous honors, awards and recognition, and has appeared as a guest on shows produced by Oprah Winfrey and Tavis Smiley. She continues to create a legacy that heals hearts and transforms bestselling author and a pioneer in modern day spirituality.