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About Us

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Calmer Choice is a thought leader in secular mindfulness in education.

To date, Calmer Choice has served over 38,500+ students and adults, over 1,000 teachers, and 28 schools Cape-wide. We have grown to 5 full-time staff members, 14 instructors, 16 board members, and 100 volunteers. View our 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.

Staff & Instructors

Fiona Jensen

CEO

Emily Smalley

COO

Patricia Weinstein

Director of Program Operations

Stephanie Goley

Director of Program Services/Instructor

Julia Bateman

Director of External Relations

Erin O'Brien

Assistant to COO

Sasa Christakis

Instructor

Liliana Bejarano-Cryer

Instructor

Chris Brenner

Instructor

Liam Girouard

Instructor

Karen A. Hayes

Instructor

Robert Jensen

Instructor

Patricia Kennedy

Instructor

L. Forest Malatesta

Instructor

Manny Marrero

Board Member

Caroline McCutcheon

Instructor

Katie Medlar

Instructor

Paul Melville

Instructor

Jennifer Perrin

Instructor

Laura Peterson

Instructor

Paula Reardon Webster

Instructor/Board Member

Board of Directors

John Fulone

Chair
Banking Executive

Sue Curran

Vice-Chair

Rob Padgett

Treasurer
Padgett Builders, Inc.

Sabrina Kane

Secretary
Attorney

Mary Acunzo

Ph.D., Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist

Nancy Ashworth

Administrator - Elementary Education, Retired

Christina Bologna

Board Member

Betsy Bowes

R.N., B.S.N., Mid Cape Medical Center

C. Patricia Fater

Harbor Community Health Center

Shaelyn Hegarty

Real Estate Agent, Frank Sullivan Real Estate

Anne D. LeClaire

Author and Lecturer

Manny Marrero

Board Member

Laura Newstead

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Cape Cod 5

David Troutman

Scargo Café

Paula Reardon Webster

Instructor/Board Member

Dan Richards

Software Technology Consultant and Yoga Instructor

Peggy Wolman

Board Member

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Honorary Board Member, PhD, Professor of Medicine

Advisors

Dr. Mary Alicia Barnes, OTD

Tufts University-Dept of OT

Cheryl Bartlett

CEO, Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

Benton Bodamer

Advisor

Jimmy Bowes

V.P., Bayside Building Co.

Michaela G. Herlihy

CFP, Beacon Financial Planning

Adria Kennedy

RN/NP, MSN

Bart Main

Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist at Cape Cod Health System

Jessica Morey

Executive Director, Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

Rodrigo Passos

Advisor / Web Developer and Co-Owner, Dative

Sherry A. Santini

M.Ed., Director of Humanities and the Arts

Frank Selldorff

Founder, Momentum Equity Partners

Dr. Christopher Willard

Psychologist, Tufts University

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