Dr. Peter Huber

Peter Huber, Ph.D. has a passion for experiential teaching, mentoring and helping individuals set goals and discover their own special paths. He was a professor in the Graduate School of Business at Pepperdine University for many years as well as a guest lecturer at UCLA. A highly successful entrepreneur, Dr. Huber left the corporate world in 1993 to devote himself full-time to philanthropy and teaching. His current focuses include ethical business, life purpose and awareness journeys and helping people find their way to sustainable life choices that are more joyous, healthful and fulfilling.


Dr. Linda Crawford


With 35 years experience in the fields of mental health and business, Linda Crawford, Ph.D. has been dedicated to teaching others how to achieve better health, happiness, and inner peace based on the power of the mind-body-spirit connection. As a professional coach and trainer, Linda designed and presented programs to businesses, professional associations and conferences both in the United States and Europe. She has spoken internationally about the Dynamics of Leadership, Personal and Spiritual Growth, Communicating with Diplomacy and Creating a Positive Work Environment. Linda has a Ph.D. in metaphysics, is a certified Neuro-linguisitic Practitioner, and is an ordained non-denominational minister.



Karen Devine is manager of guest services at Dancing Deer Farm. She has a bachelor's degree in Social Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor. She teaches yoga in San Luis Obispo and offers yoga classes at Dancing Deer Farm upon request. Along with practicing and teaching yoga, she enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, and spending quality time with family and friends. Karen helps to prepare our facilities for guests' visits, assists with reservations, and will gladly address your facilities' questions and concerns before, during and after your stay.


Craig Stone has over 30 years experience in landscape design, construction and maintenance and owned his own landscaping business for 20 of those years. He is an avid and accomplished artist with a primary focus on the natural, including creating beautiful sculptured and handcrafted woodworks using materials recycled from nature. Craig spent numerous years in the California Conservation Corps learning and training in diverse areas such as trail building, emergency response, firefighting, flood control, teamwork and land restoration. During his leisure time Craig enjoys leading kayak tours, cooking, coordinating art and music events and most any outdoor activity. Craig is the proud father of two amazing sons.


Luke Huskey grew up in Southern Illinois where he got his start in agriculture working in fruit orchards. From there he moved out west and worked on organic farms in Oregon and Hawaii before moving to Northern California to work with abused and neglected farm animals. Luke attended the National Outdoor Leadership School where he was trained in technical alpine mountaineering and wilderness medicine. He now has found his home at Dancing Deer Farm where he grows organic fruits and vegetables in the garden.


Laura Albers is passionate about alternative education programs. She studied Elementary Education at Pepperdine University, graduate work in Early Childhood Education at National Louis University, and spent many years running preschools, outdoor education, after school programs, fitness education classes and summer camps. A seasoned non-profit director, Laura brings her knowledge of educational programming to the Center for Reuniting Family's desire to connect with other non-profits whose programs mirror our purpose. An avid, life-long learner, Laura has figured out that the happiest way to keep learning is to immerse yourself in nature with the natural wonders of children. Laura is proud to be a mom to two beautiful children, and an “auntie” to many others.




Internship Program:

The Center for Reuniting Families offers several annual internships, both residential and non-residential, in the areas of administration, facilities and garden. Internships range from two to twelve months in length and begin at various times of the year.

Applicants should be aware that the Center for Reuniting Families celebrates diversity and is most interested in working with people who are honest, supportive, hard working and really hoping to enrich their knowledge of the earth and their relationships with their families and others.

If you think you might be interested in applying for an internship at the Center for Reuniting Families, please send a cover letter and resume to Managing Director, Internships, Center for Reuniting Families. In the letter, tell us about yourself, what you're interested in and what type of work experience you’ve had and why you think an internship at CRF would be beneficial to you. Please include references and a telephone number or e-mail address.

If you would like additional information about our internship program, please contact our office and we will be pleased to answer your questions.





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