Board & Advisors

The Garrison Institute is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of prominent leaders in contemplative, religious, scholarly, scientific, and advocacy fields. We are profoundly grateful for their talent, commitment, and guidance.

Board of Trustees

  • Jonathan F. P. Rose

    Chairman

    Jonathan F. P. Rose’s business, public policy and not-for-profit work all focus on creating a more environmentally, sociall …

  • Diana Calthorpe Rose

    Diana Calthorpe Rose is Founding President Emerita of the Garrison Institute, a non-profit organization located in Garrison …

  • Dan Siegel

    Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCL …

  • Jonathan L. Wiesner

    Prior to coming to the Garrison Institute, Jonathan L. Wiesner served for 25 years on the board of the International Rescue C …

Spiritual Director

  • Sharon Salzberg

    Sharon Salzberg has been a student of Buddhism since 1971, and has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974.  …

Advisory Council

  • Lisette Cooper

    Lisette Cooper is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Athena Capital Advisors, an investment advisory firm serving pr …

  • James Gimian

    James Gimian is the Executive Director of the Foundation for a Mindful Society, an independent nonprofit with the mission to …

  • Dan Goleman

    Dan Goleman was trained as a psychologist and worked as a science journalist at the New York Times. His 1995 book, Emotiona …

  • Frederick B. (Bart) Harvey III

    Frederick B. (Bart) Harvey III is a director of Fannie Mae under its Conservatorship and serves on a number of nonprofit Boa …

  • Paul Hawken

    Paul Hawken has written seven books including four national bestsellers, The Next Economy (Ballantine, 1983), Growing a B …

  • Rhonda Magee

    Rhonda V. Magee, M.A., J.D., is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, and has spent more than twenty years exp …

  • Tsewang Namgyal

    Tsewang Namgyal, is a Director in the Structured Finance Group of the Investment Banking & Markets Division for the Ameri …

  • Peter Senge

    Peter Senge is the founding chairperson of SoL and a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Senge …

  • Mary Evelyn Tucker

    Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Scholar at Yale University where she has appointments in the School of Fo …

  • Monica Winsor

    Monica Winsor is an independent consultant to individuals and social beneficiary organizations with a focus on Africa, globa …