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

  • Monica Winsor

    Chair

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

  • Lisette Cooper

    Vice Chair

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

  • Bennett M. Shapiro

    Secretary

    Bennett M. Shapiro, M.D. is Secretary of the Garrison Institute Board of Trustees. He is a Senior Partner and Chairman of P …

  • Will Rogers

    Treasurer

    Will Rogers is President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit that conserves land for people to …

  • Andrew Zolli

    Andrew Zolli is an acclaimed thought-leader, advisor, author and social innovator working at the intersection of foresight, …

  • Ruth Cummings

    Ruth Cummings has pursued a career reflecting her love of the arts, both professionally and as a volunteer and advisor to ar …

  • Rachel Gutter

    Rachel Gutter joined the International WELL Building Institute in late 2016 as senior vice president, bringing with her a wea …

  • Paul Hawken

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

  • Diana Calthorpe Rose

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

  • Jonathan F. P. Rose

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

  • Sharon Salzberg

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

  • Dan Siegel

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

  • Susan Davis

    Susan Davis is a civil society thought leader on soci al entrepreneurship and sustainable development. She is currently a sen …

Advisors

  • Dan Goleman

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

  • Peter Senge

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

  • 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 …

  • Betsy Taylor

    Betsy Taylor‘s consulting practice focuses on high-impact, catalytic initiatives to address climate change and promote a su …

  • Michael Lerner

    Michael Lerner, M.D., is President and co-founder of Commonweal, a health, environmental and educational center in Bolinas, C …

  • 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 …

Spiritual Advisors

  • Father Thomas Keating

    Father Thomas Keating was born in New York City in 1923 and entered the Cistercian Order in Valley Falls, Rhode Island, in 19 …