Staff

<center>Amber Espar</center>

Amber Espar

Director
<center>Anne Ellinger</center>

Anne Ellinger

Writer and strategist
<center>ChristopherEllinger</center>

ChristopherEllinger

Listening project manager
<center>Tonia Pinheiro</center>

Tonia Pinheiro

Bookkeeper

Board

Maureen Scully (President)

was interim dean and is now a faculty member at U.Mass. Boston, College of Management. She has been on the faculty of MIT Sloan School of Management, the Research Faculty at the Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management, and a Faculty Research Consultant for the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program.

Tonia Pinheiro (Treasurer)

is founder of Wake Up! Works, Iseeu Theater, and is an improvisational singer and actor. She has trained groups like teen leaders and incarcerated men in improv, and she moderates an international network of Playback Theatre musicians. She has more than 35 years experience in organizational management, human resources, the study of the human condition, and interpersonal communications.

Dr. Kumkum Pareek Malik

is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with an Eastern, mind-body-soul approach to the work of Motherhood. She uses an Integrative theoretical approach, with an emphasis on relational and psychodynamic theory, and Mind Body medicine

Amy Tai

is an educator, musician, peer counseling teacher, community organizer, climate change activist and  mother of a home schooled 12 year old.  She currently teaches violin at the Suzuki School of Newton.

Max Roberts-Zirker (secretary)

is the Deputy Director of Shambhala Boston where he is a teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.  He ​h​elps to lead conversations about the intersections of identity and spiritual life. He has a background in arts and non-profit administration

Jeff Perrott

is an artist, activist, and full-time dad.

Priscilla Sanville

is Professor Emerita at Lesley University where she directed the Arts, Community and Education master’s program.

Phillip Speiser

is Director at Parkside Arts and Health Associates in Jamaica Plain​ and formerly Director of Arts Therapy at the Whittier Street Health Center.