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About Us

We are a group of followers of Meher Baba bringing our energy and ideas together to grow a vision and plan for creating services for Baba Lovers in need in the Myrtle Beach area.

We are now an official corporation in South Carolina!  The formal board of directors was formed in February 2018.

Jack Small (with Adi K. Irani)  Inspirational Chair

Jack spent 17 years in India with Meher Baba's mandali.  He actively promoted Meher Living for many years. Jack Small passed away peacefully with loved ones and close friends chanting Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai, on December 29th 2017.

Stacey has lived in intentional communities for several years.  She has a degree in Anthropology and Sociology. She has worked on Wall Street and has been a yoga instructor. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Stacey Gallup

Social Media Coordinator

Brian was president of the LA Meher Baba Group for three years in the 80s, helped with the formation of Meherana, and was president of the Berkeley Group for three years.  He became a follower of Meher Baba in 1974 while visiting Meher Spiritual Center. He lives in San Jose, California.

Brian Drygas


John has been a lawyer in Myrtle Beach since 1982. He first heard about Meher Baba in 1969. John has previously served on the Meher Spiritual Center board of directors.  He is a member of the Myrtle Beach Housing Authority. He lives in Briarcliff, South Carolina.

John Leiter


Mehernoush McPherson


Mehernoush is a real estate agent in the Myrtle Beach area.  She worked for the Public Health Division of LA County for 18 years where she inspected health and safety in assisted living facilities. She has served on the board of directors for the LA Meher Baba Group for 12 years and for two years as Finance Director on the board of the Avatar Meher Baba Circle of Friends in Myrtle Beach.

She live in Horry County, South Carolina.

Ellie is a public health researcher at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. She found out about Meher Baba in 2007, and became a follower and active member of the community after her first visit to the Meher Spiritual Center in 2008. Ellie grew up in Vermont and lives in San Francisco, California.

Ellie Matthay


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