Cynthia Hart-Button   Founder, President  Cynthia Hart-Button has been a spiritual, business and personal consultant for over forty years. In 2008, She founded Sacred World Peace Alliance after she and her husband became the caretaker of the white bison and saw a need where communities could come together to create a compassionate humanity. Through SWPA, Cynthia has developed pathways to support her mission through, art, green technology, music and media production and animal preservation.  Cynthia’s commitment to honoring all people and their cultures have allowed her to work aside Mother Teresa and many others. Cynthia has received international recognition for her humanitarian work and her commitment to animals. She is the author of  The Light Within: My Journey to the White Buffalo . Cynthia currently resides in Amesville, Ohio.

Cynthia Hart-Button

Founder, President

Cynthia Hart-Button has been a spiritual, business and personal consultant for over forty years. In 2008, She founded Sacred World Peace Alliance after she and her husband became the caretaker of the white bison and saw a need where communities could come together to create a compassionate humanity. Through SWPA, Cynthia has developed pathways to support her mission through, art, green technology, music and media production and animal preservation.

Cynthia’s commitment to honoring all people and their cultures have allowed her to work aside Mother Teresa and many others. Cynthia has received international recognition for her humanitarian work and her commitment to animals. She is the author of The Light Within: My Journey to the White Buffalo. Cynthia currently resides in Amesville, Ohio.

  Marilyn Gard   Vice-President  Marilyn Gard is originally from Marshall, Michigan and currently resides in Sedona, Arizona with her partner, Kirie Muench. Marilyn received a BS in Education from Central Michigan University in 1972 graduating summa cum laude. In 1981, she completed a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University graduating cum laude.   As a result of multiple sclerosis, Marilyn became chair-bound early in the 1980’s and has spent the majority of her adult life in a chair. From 1981 to 1996, she traveled the United States conducting insurance billing seminars from her chair. In 1996, she developed ClinicPro Software, a practice management program that is currently being sold throughout the country. In 2017, she formed LifeSaverGroup LLC to offer software to protect health through LifeSaverApp online medical record, children’s safety through 911SafeChild and family assets through 911Assets. 

Marilyn Gard

Vice-President

Marilyn Gard is originally from Marshall, Michigan and currently resides in Sedona, Arizona with her partner, Kirie Muench. Marilyn received a BS in Education from Central Michigan University in 1972 graduating summa cum laude. In 1981, she completed a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University graduating cum laude. 

As a result of multiple sclerosis, Marilyn became chair-bound early in the 1980’s and has spent the majority of her adult life in a chair. From 1981 to 1996, she traveled the United States conducting insurance billing seminars from her chair. In 1996, she developed ClinicPro Software, a practice management program that is currently being sold throughout the country. In 2017, she formed LifeSaverGroup LLC to offer software to protect health through LifeSaverApp online medical record, children’s safety through 911SafeChild and family assets through 911Assets. 

  Kari Noren-Hoshal    Executive Director  Kari Noren-Hoshal is Executive Director of the Sacred World Peace Alliance and the White Bison Association. Kari has worked with the group since January of 2011 as secretary of the organization as well as Director of Education before being promoted to Executive Director in 2018. Kari developed the annual Spirit Quest retreat for the White Bison Association. She helped to edit and publish Cynthia Hart-Button's autobiographical book The Light Within: My Journey Home to the White Buffalo. Kari has worked in international sales of independent films for In Pictures and First Run Icarus Films in New York from 1996 to 2000. She has a background in sales and education having taught English, Spanish and Italian both in the U.S. and in Milan, Italy for adult language schools and colleges as well as in a high school setting. Kari's educational sales and management experience is with college textbooks and educational databases for Harcourt Brace in New York, Heinle and Heinle in Miami and Proquest Company in Maryland and Washington D.C. 

Kari Noren-Hoshal

Executive Director

Kari Noren-Hoshal is Executive Director of the Sacred World Peace Alliance and the White Bison Association. Kari has worked with the group since January of 2011 as secretary of the organization as well as Director of Education before being promoted to Executive Director in 2018. Kari developed the annual Spirit Quest retreat for the White Bison Association. She helped to edit and publish Cynthia Hart-Button's autobiographical book The Light Within: My Journey Home to the White Buffalo. Kari has worked in international sales of independent films for In Pictures and First Run Icarus Films in New York from 1996 to 2000. She has a background in sales and education having taught English, Spanish and Italian both in the U.S. and in Milan, Italy for adult language schools and colleges as well as in a high school setting. Kari's educational sales and management experience is with college textbooks and educational databases for Harcourt Brace in New York, Heinle and Heinle in Miami and Proquest Company in Maryland and Washington D.C. 

  CHARLES Button    MUSICAL DIRECTOR  Charles Button is a music industry veteran known for his silky voice and original style. He has performed on several occasions at B.B. Kings Blues Club, the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood performing for the Native American Grammy Nominee Showcase. Charles has been recognized as “Best Producer” by the Native American Music Awards and his original music has been featured on film and television. Charles has performed and collaborated with many music greats: Johnny Almond (Eric Clapton), Nicky Hopkins (keys, Rolling Stones, John Lennon), Chas Stanford (Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Chicago), Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Michael Thompson (Quincy Jones, David Foster). Charles resides in Amesville, Ohio with his wife Cynthia and is caretaker to the white bison herd.     www.charlesbutton.com

CHARLES Button 

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Charles Button is a music industry veteran known for his silky voice and original style. He has performed on several occasions at B.B. Kings Blues Club, the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood performing for the Native American Grammy Nominee Showcase. Charles has been recognized as “Best Producer” by the Native American Music Awards and his original music has been featured on film and television. Charles has performed and collaborated with many music greats: Johnny Almond (Eric Clapton), Nicky Hopkins (keys, Rolling Stones, John Lennon), Chas Stanford (Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Chicago), Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Michael Thompson (Quincy Jones, David Foster). Charles resides in Amesville, Ohio with his wife Cynthia and is caretaker to the white bison herd. 

www.charlesbutton.com