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

To date, Calmer Choice has server over 26,000 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. View our 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.

Staff & Instructors

Fiona Jensen

CEO

Emily Smalley

COO

Katie Medlar

Program Director

Patricia Weinstein

Director of School Based Programming

L. Forest Malatesta

Director of Community Based Programming

Kimberly Florence Perry

Office Manager

Julia Bateman

Administrative Assistant

Sasa Christakis

Instructor

Liliana Bejarano-Cryer

Instructor

Chris Brennan

Instructor

Stephanie Goley

Instructor

Karen A. Hayes

Instructor

Robert Jensen

Instructor

Patricia Kennedy

Instructor

Caroline McCutcheon

Instructor

Jennifer Perrin

Instructor

Board of Directors

John Fulone

Chair
Cape Cod 5

Sue Curran

Vice-Chair

Rob Padgett

Treasurer
Padgett Builders, Inc.

Sabrina Kane

Secretary
Attorney

Mary Acunzo

Ph.D., Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist

James Barnes

Board Member

Christina Bologna

Board Member

Betsy Bowes

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

Michaela G. Herlihy

CFP, Beacon Financial Planning

Manny Marrero

Board Member

Laura Newstead

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

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

Raymond Tamasi

Advisor

Dr. Christopher Willard

Psychologist, Tufts University

Rodrigo Passos

Advisor / Web Developer and Co-Owner, Dative

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