I am the Lord of the Double Wand of Power; the wand of the Force of Coph Nia--but my left hand is empty, for I have crushed an Universe; & nought remains. -- Liber AL vel Legis 3:72
Meet Our Staff
Coph Nia Facilitator: Frater Ea
Frater Ea has been involed in the occult and pagan community for over 20 years. He practices Thelema and ceremonial magick and is the founder of the Ordo Aeternus Vovin. He currently serves on the board of the OAV as the Draco Rex, a position which is responsible for setting the spiritual direction of the order.
Prior to founding the OAV, Frater Ea was a member of the Green Faerie Grove and a co-founder of Between the Worlds, an alternate spiritual gathering for gay and bisexual men. He served as co-facilitator of the Between the Worlds gathering for its first 9 years. During this time, he also served as co-coordinator of Rainbow Camp, the GLBT camp at Pagan Spirit Gathering.
Frater Ea is also an initiate of the Ordo Arca Inspirati and was an initiate in the Minoan Brotherhood, a branch of traditional witchcraft for gay and bisexual men. He has taught workshops and lead rituals for the queer community at various pagan festivals and events including Winter Star, Starwood, Pantheacon, Pagan Spirit Gathering, Between the Worlds and others.
Registration & Workshift Coordinator: Frater Ziku
Frater Ziku has been a practicing pagan for 14 years and has devoted himself to the study of ceremonial magick for the past 4 years. He is an initiate of the Ordo Aeternus Vovin and currently serves on its board as the order's treasurer. He currently holds the degree of Draco Albus. Ziku resides in Columbus, Ohio with his partner of 7 years, Jesse and their two dogs, Belladonna and Hemlock.
Raffle, Silent Auction & Vendor Coordinator: Frater Marukka
Frater Marukka is current enrolled at the Ohio State University's Newark Campus. He plans to graduate with a Bachelor's in Psychology and move on to graduate work in Social work. His long term goal is to become an Independent Licensed Social Worker (ILSW) and specialize in counseling gay couples.
Frater Marukka served 20 yers in the US Navy where he was able to travel over a great majority of Europe. He lived in Great Britain for 10 years. After leaving the Navy, he lived in Brazil for a year with his partner at the time, Ricardo.
Frater Marukka has studied different religious views for the past 25 years with a major focus on Pagan perspectives. He has been an initiate of the Ordo Aeternus Vovin for the last two years. He currently holds the rank of Draco Albus in the order. Frater Marukka serves on the board as the general secretary of the order.
Heralding Coordinator & Temple of Inanna Priest: Frater Ennugi
Frater Ennugi is a 1st degree initiate (Draco Albus) initiate of the Ordo Aeternus Vovin. He goes by James when not acting in any official capacity. He loves to listen to and tell stories. He also hates writing autobiographies, since it's much more fun to make people work for wha they really want to know.
Firetending Coordinator: Bill Schook
The fire is a valuable tool. It can provide warmth, cook a meal, keep a man from perishing in the elements; it can also light the way. Bill has been attending Our Haven since 2005 and has been a strapped fire tender since 2009. His workings with the fire energy and safety of others have earned him his straps at Our Haven. He and his team are honored to be received as fire tenders for this event.
By day, Bill is a computer technician, repairing computers, printers and anything that is thrown his way. By night (his days off, holidays, weekends and his spare time) Bill is an ordained minister, a Reiki Master/Teacher, a member of the Dinshah Society, a part of the Kentuckiana Holistic Nurses Association, a Medicine Man of the Oklevueha Native American Church of Ohio and a certified medical intuitive. He has been studying holistic health and education since before 2001 and enjoys allowing the body to heal on its own. He is a believer that the body has the capacity to heal from any sickness, dis-ease, or ailment and has a desire to heal the world, one person at a time. Please visit his web site at www.earthcirclecreations.com where he has many of his products available for sale.