About Us

Teacher

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

To date, Calmer Choice has server over 21,000 students, 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.

Staff & Instructors

Fiona Jensen

OTR/L, Founder and Executive Director

Katie Medlar

Program Director

Patricia Weinstein

Director of School Based Programming

L. Forest Malatesta

Director of Community Based Programming

Kimberly Florence Perry

Office Manager

Emily Smalley

Development Manager

Zoe Wolf

Instructor

Sasa Christakis

Instructor

Liliana Bejarano-Cryer

Instructor

Theresa J. Covell

Instructor

Stephanie Goley

Instructor

Karen A. Hayes

Instructor

Robert Jensen

Instructor

Patricia Kennedy

Instructor

Caroline McCutcheon

Instructor

Jennifer Perrin

Instructor

C. Krishna Sprinkle Horgan

Instructor

Board of Directors

Betsy Bowes

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

John Fulone

Officer, Vice Chair
The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

Fiona Jensen

President
OTR/L, Calmer Choice President and Executive Director

Hayden Kuhn

LSWA, Program Coordinator, MENTOR

Heather Brown

Treasurer
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

Mary Acunzo

Secretary
Ph.D., Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist

C. Patricia Fater

M.D., Harbor Community Health Center - Hyannis

Michaela G. Herlihy

CFP, Beacon Financial Planning

Connor Medlar

Student

Rob Padgett

Padgett Builders, Inc.

Rodrigo Passos

Web Developer and Co-Owner, Dative

Sherry A. Santini

M.Ed., Director of Humanities and the Arts

David Troutman

Scargo Café

Paula Reardon Webster

CPA, Retired

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.

Adria Kennedy

RN/NP, MSN

Bart Main

Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist at Cape Cod Health System

Jessica Morey

Executive Director, Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

Frank Selldorff

Founder, Momentum Equity Partners

Dr. Maureen Strafford

Assoc. Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Raymond Tamasi

Advisor

Dr. Christopher Willard

Psychologist, Tufts University

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