Fprayer-room-stephani-murdochor our more detailed bios, please visit this page.

Paul Wapner (Convener and Co-founder)Paul Wapner, a professor of Global Environmental Politics in the School of International Service at American University, has been the lead convener of our annual summer workshops at Lama Foundation for about a decade.  See his university page.

Jeff Warren (Co-founder): Jeff Warren, a writer and meditation instructor, started teaching summer workshops at Lama Foundation five years ago. His primary subject is the mind – mostly neuroscience and contemplative philosophy – made fun and accessible.  See his website.

Kritee (Kanko) (Co-founder):  Kritee Kanko is a scientist with the global climate program of Environmental Defense Fund and directs Boundless in Motion and Ecodharma sangha as a Zen teacher (Sensei) and priest (Osho). For her writings and offerings, see her sangha’s website.

Janice Pezzoli (Director of administration and outreach): Janice Pezzoli, an environmental and social activist, works with diverse people and organizations to create community and school garden spaces using permaculture design principles.