Arizona Enneagram Association
EA Mission Statement: To provide opportunities to grow in self-awareness, compassionate understanding, and better relationships.
Erlina Edwards: (520) 548-9176
Erlina Edwards, Board President: Erlina Edwards has recently completed an illustrious career within corporate life where she earned the designation of Corporate Spiritual Adviser to global leaders and employees alike. Erlina, most recently in her role as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and People Operations, was committed to using a rich array of assessment tools to facilitate the growth of individuals and groups. She successfully utilized the Enneagram to guide, coach, and mentor senior executives and staff at all levels. These practices created cooperative, compassionate environments that advanced the achievement of ethical business goals and improved bottom-line results. Erlina plans to contribute her lifelong ongoing spiritual studies to the Board of Directors of The Arizona Enneagram Association in her role as its’ President. Her initial certification was through The Enneagram School of Narrative Tradition and she then went on to earn numerous certifications through other Enneagram Programs. Erlina recently moved back to Tucson with her husband Gene and is transitioning her expertise to the development of a private spiritual consulting practice. The practice provides guidance in exploring conscious life choices for enhanced spiritual life. Reverend Edwards is a Graduate of The International Interfaith Seminary, was Ordained in 2001, and has earned certifications from multiple accredited programs that have advanced and broadened her business and spiritual studies.
Jaye Andres:(602) 888-1381
Jaye Andres, Executive Director: Jaye Andres holds degrees in Psychology (B.Sc.) and Business (MBA). She is a “founding mother” of the Arizona Enneagram Association and served on the AEA board for six years; four as vice-president and two years as president (2009-2014). Jaye has lived and worked internationally, having been a peace corps volunteer in Thailand and worked for seven years with USAID in Zambia and Rwanda. Jaye certified in the Enneagram (narrative tradition) in 2006 and has been involved in teaching and coaching using the Enneagram since that time. As a life coach, consultant and workshop facilitator, her passion is to assist others in raising their self-awareness and move past limiting beliefs & habits to live a fuller, freer, richer, and more peaceful life.
Linda John is the CEO and founder of Linda John Consulting, LLC, providing Executive Coaching and Destination Consulting services to clients throughout the USA. From 1993 – 2020, Linda served as the Executive Director for Visit Eau Claire in west-central Wisconsin. Some of Linda’s top accomplishments at Visit Eau Claire included the development of a successful regional tourism program, the creation of a sports commission for the Eau Claire area, and launching two successful mobile visitor center programs, all resulting in record-setting tourism growth for the region during her tenure.
In most recent years, John was at the table for the completion of the Pablo Center at the Confluence, where Visit Eau Claire opened its new Experience Center, as well as collaborating to craft the community partnership strategy for the new Sonnentag Event and Recreation Complex. She also was the lead voice in advocating for a new convention center, including the completion of a feasibility study and the development of a collaborative strategy for the project.
Linda now owns and operates her professional consulting practice, Linda John Consulting, through which she offers a variety of professional training and human resource development services, including team development and organizational rebuilding initiatives.
Linda is a Certified Destination Marketing Executive (CDME) and an accredited practitioner of the Integrative Enneagram for both individuals and teams. She holds memberships with Destinations International and the International Coach Federation (ICF). Linda holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University in Mankato and a Master’s of Science degree in Training and Human Resource Development from UW Stout.