Jamie Price, Executive Director, left the ranks of Fortune 500 America in 1997 with the intention of creating positive change in our world. Since then she has worked to establish the Tools for Peace™ and American Foundation for Tibetan Cultural Preservation. Jamie is the Chief Editor of the Tools for Peace Personal Mandala Workbook.
Arun Storrs, Executive Assistant, received a BA from Yale in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and Theater Studies. Working in various capacities for domestic and international non-profits in Nepal, Tunisia, Botswana, Kenya, The Dominican Republic and America, Arun is passionate about serving youth, women, and POC communities.
Mayme Donsker, Director of Facilitation, received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She recently worked as Assistant Professor of Painting and Printmaking at VCU in Doha, Qatar. Mayme’s dedication to mindfulness in education began when she completed the Tools for Peace facilitator training in 2010.
Christie Lundwall, Facilitator, Ph.D. Dr. Lundwall received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from University of California, Riverside. She began practicing mindfulness in 2008 and completed her dissertation research on psychological mechanisms of the relationship of mindfulness to health and well-being. Dr. Lundwall has been volunteering as a facilitator with the Tools for Peace Program since 2012, and greatly enjoys working with the youth in the program. She also works as a Neurology Medical Science Liaison at Eisai and when she has free time she enjoys spending it with family and in nature hiking, swimming, skiing, and kayaking.
Abby Posner, Facilitator and Music Director, Abby is a songwriter/composer originally from Evergreen Colorado. She studied music at CalArts in 2006, and has been a working musician in LA since she graduated college. She has been practicing mindfulness and meditation for 10 years, and has been the musical director at Tools for Peace since 2010. She joined the TFP Facilitation Team in 2016. Outside of camp she teaches private music lessons, composes for film and TV, and plays with her indie folk band Abby and The Myth.
Loren Witcher, Facilitator, BFA, RISD. Loren has been implementing and co-developing the SB&T curriculum for over a decade. He has extensive experience teaching in middle and high school classrooms, including low-income and at-risk student populations, leads workshops with university and graduate students as well as professional adults. Loren has studied and practiced meditation under the guidance of Tools for Peace founder Lama Chodak Gyatso Nubpa since 1998.