Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Joanne DiMaggio, MA, CHt, is a successful author, lecturer, regression therapist and teacher of Soul Writing, a written form of meditation. She has been actively involved with the A.R.E. since 1987. In 1990, she became one of the founding members of the A.R.E. Heartland Region, headquartered in Chicago and encompassing nine states with over 5,000 members. As a member of the Region’s Core Team during its formative years, Joanne was responsible for its public relations, newsletter, and special event programming. She has been the Coordinator for Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Charlottesville since August 2008 and in 2009 formed a partnership between A.R.E. and Unity Church in Charlottesville to co-sponsor programs centering on Edgar Cayce’s work.
Mariah de la Croix (Phoenix, AZ) has interacted with spirits since she was less than one year old. A licensed cremationist and embalmer, she spent over five years working in various funeral homes. Currently, she teaches others how to sense and interact with spirits.
Lisa Osina was born in New York State and immigrated in 1971 with her family to Israel, where they settled on a kibbutz. Professionally, Lisa’s thirty-five-year career in theatre administration, publicity, and accounting has supported her lifestyle and writing. She is an ordained minister and graduate of Lynn Andrews Center for Sacred Art and Training. A Wolf Song is a reflection of the journeys and lessons she learned and continues to study. She is also the author of Moving, one in a quartet of autobiographical novels first published in 2000 as one of the first e-books published by the Internet Book Company.