Amy Tai (President)
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.
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.
Christopher Ellinger (Clerk)
is the founding director of True Story Theater, a trainer, presenter and award-winning author.
is a community health worker at the Rhode Island Parent Network and producer and writer of Ocean’s Awakenings, a film project through the lens of a colon cancer survivor.
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
Max Roberts-Zirker (Asst. Clerk)
is the Deputy Director of Shambhala Boston where he is a teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He helps to lead conversations about the intersections of identity and spiritual life. He has a background in arts and non-profit administration
is an artist, activist, and full-time dad.
is Professor Emerita at Lesley University where she directed the Arts, Community and Education master’s program.
is Director at Parkside Arts and Health Associates in Jamaica Plain and formerly Director of Arts Therapy at the Whittier Street Health Center.