Meet the StarHouse Team

The StarHouse team is a mutually thriving constellation of the directors and officers of All Seasons Chalice, an Administrative Director, caretenders of the land, and event leaders and facilitators.

The StarHouse event leaders and facilitators offer an array of events, courses and other experiences designed to serve our core mission of nurturing greater connection between the Earth, stars and human hearts.

Founders

Lila Sophia & David Tresemer have been stewarding the StarHouse and EarthStar land since David founded the StarHouse in 1990 and Lila joined him in marriage five years later.

Lila & David work together, grow together and love living life together! Together for the past 25 years, they have taught and facilitated at the StarHouse and in other places around the world. Their devotion is to sacred union, within themselves, with one another, and with the web of life.

All Seasons Chalice Directors & Staff

Lila Sophia Tresemer

Lila Sophia Tresemer is the President of the All Seasons Chalice board of directors. Lila is a group facilitator and certified mediator, author, photographer, ceremonialist, minister, and co-founder of the Women of Vision program in Israel & Palestine. Lila is dedicated to building a global community, which honors the Feminine and celebrates the Sacred in all beings. Her current passion is weaving a living network for the Lineage of Sophia (literally, “Wisdom”) for men and women around the world who are seeking to reconnect with sacred Earth activism and spiritual practices that matter in these astonishing times!

David Tresemer

David Tresemer, Ph.D. is the founder of the StarHouse in Boulder, Colorado, and the developer of the Solar Cross system for the “star poem” qualities of each of the 360 zodiacal degrees. He is the author of star wisdom articles (published in the Journal for Star Wisdom and other books), and is the co-author of the book Star Wisdom & Rudolf Steiner. He has been an organic/biodynamic farmer and written The Scythe Book: Mowing Hay, Cutting Weeds, and Harvesting Small Grains with Hand Tools, which has sold a thousand copies every year for forty years. David is editor and contributor to The Counselor… As If Soul and Spirit Matter, and the past president of the Association for Anthroposophic Psychology.

Debbie Burns

Debbie Burns has over 25 years experience in education and non-profit organizational leadership and development. She held various roles as Peace Educator, Program Coordinator, Executive Director, and Board President, working with children, teens and adults teaching nonviolent communication, conflict resolution, mediation, restorative practices, compassionate listening, social/emotional intelligence, conscious parenting, and Project Peace, a comprehensive non-violence and bullying prevention program in schools. Debbie also co-founded Omphalos ~ The Center for PEACE. She is currently the Administrative Director of All Seasons Chalice and a steward of the StarHouse.

Corin Blanchard

Corin Blanchard, M.Ed. is a relational alchemist and structural integrator who is passionate about embodied, creative, whole-systems health for individuals, organizations and our shared planet. With twenty years experience in educational nonprofits and social enterprise, and nine years as an entrepreneur and business owner ~ including a private bodywork practice as a Certified Rolfer™ and co-founding SOAK Boulder, she brings a wide range of operational, educational, facilitative, and leadership skills. Corin graduated from Path of the Ceremonial Arts (PCA) in 2015 and has served on the board of directors of All Seasons Chalice since January 2019.

Ed Burns

Ed Burns is a member of the board of directors of All Seasons Chalice and serves as the Treasurer. Ed has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has created multiple successful businesses. He developed his awareness by studying meditation (Clairvision) and opening to the All of nature by learning from the Druids (OBOD). He has experiences with The Landmark Forum, The Light Institute, the work of Rudolf Steiner and the Sustainability movement. Ed also brings 12 years of volunteer experience including President & Treasurer and Steward of Columcille Megalith Park in Pennsylvania, another beautiful and sacred space in the world.

Holly McCann

Holly McCann, J.D. is a founding co-creator & the visionary of Grail Leadership, where she serves as a regenerative ecosystem weaver ~ embodying life and leadership through a whole-systems, round table perspective. Holly has a wealth of business experience {with careers as a lawyer & corporate executive, small business owner, entrepreneur, and leadership mentor} as well as a passion for mythic archetypes, alchemy and remembrance of who we are as multi-dimensional creator beings. She is the author of Humanity's Heroic Journey: a Quest for the Wholly Grail. Holly has been a member of the board of directors of All Seasons Chalice since 2019.

Additional Event Leaders & Facilitators

Tracy Koivisto

Tracy Koivisto is a certified clinical herbalist, certified astrologer, holistic nutritionist, and medicinal herb grower. She weaves plant medicine and astrology into her holistic vitalist approach, serving as a guide for individuals on a path to remember their own bodies' innate wisdom. Tracy encourages the cultivation of relationship between each person and their plant allies. As a medicinal herb grower, manager of Earthstar Farm, and steward on the StarHouse land, Tracy has a deep way of cultivating sacred relationships with the plant world and engages with her wildness through connections with the land and forest. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Somatic Therapy & Ecotherapy.

Darren Silver

Darren Silver, M.A. is a rite of passage guide, Nature-Connected Coach, ceremonialist, and innovative educator. He has over a decade of experience working with ritual, wilderness living skills, and guiding transformational experiences residentially and internationally. A gifted storyteller and apprentice to the old myths, Darren weaves the power of the natural world, vision, and community in devotion to the remembrance of regenerative culture.

Land Tenders

Chris Pino

Chris Pino has been a caretaker for the EarthStar land since 2014. He is responsible for the maintenance of the structures and roads. Other responsibilities include fire mitigation and caring for the land and its inhabitants.

Jim Paschis

Jim Paschis has provided maintenance services for the StarHouse and EarthStar land since 1997. He maintains road access and watchful forestry care by mitigation of mountain pine beetles that have invaded the verdant Ponderosa pine forest enclosing the many facilities here. He assisted with construction of the Water House bathroom facility and adjacent picnic tables. Passing by Mary’s Well you may see his donated Morning Sun View stone sculpture showing buttressed gravity through geometry in geology using gneiss.