A specialist in transformative learning and change in human systems and in distance learning, Terri has over 25 years of experience working with many different kinds of human systems, including business, community, educational and political. Her specialty is the design and implementation of the core developmental trajectory and span of human systems.
A founding partner of Pacific Integral, Geoff is a coach, trainer, and facilitator of transformative growth in individuals and organizations. He has been studying and practicing diverse approaches to cultivating higher human potentials for twenty years, He also has twenty years experience in leadership in business.
A Pacific Integral partner, Venita has coached and led individuals and groups in their aliveness and well-being for thirty years. Through intensive individual and group processes using developmental and body-centered psychology, eastern philosophies and integral theory, she supports awakening into freedom, wholeness and awareness.
As a leadership development coach and consultant, Kim Frerichs has a passion for developing people's capacity to encounter the challenges of our time with greater clarity of mind, strength of heart, and fullness of presence. Kim has been privileged to help hundreds of leaders around the globe bring their own best forward, and to bring others together in a way that creates great things.
Abigail has twenty years of experience in transformative learning and leadership development in higher education. Her doctorate is in adult development and social and ecological change leadership development. Abigail taught in a variety of contexts including graduate and undergraduate programs, online and intensive experiential programs, and internationally in India, Ethiopia, Hong Kong and Mexico. Her primary passion is supporting individual and collective transformation towards the reciprocal flourishing of all life.
After over twenty years in IT, wearing every hat from product manager to software and systems engineer, Stefan left Microsoft in October of 2011 to focus full-time on transformative coaching and group facilitation. He is forever grateful to many GTC participants and faculty for continued fellowship and guidance, and is thrilled to continue to work in this context. He leads the Seattle Integral salon, and has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Antioch Seattle.
Thomas is an author, public speaker, and active voice in the conversation on the role of religion in the 21st century. He has been practicing mindfulness and other styles of meditation for almost 20 years and lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Working as an integral coach and psychotherapist in Auckland, New Zealand, Tamara is passionate about facilitating the waking up and growing up of individuals, couples and groups. Building on the innate strength and talents of the people she works with, she assists them to develop the capacities necessary for bringing a greater sense of presence, resilience, embodiment and wise action.
John has over 30 years experience in leadership development and executive coaching. He is a psychologist with a PhD in management and has a passion for the helping leaders embody the connection between their personal growth, consciousness and leadership in service to their communities. He was a founding board member for the Integral Institute Australia and resides in South Australia.
Nadia has 17 years of experience in facilitating systems and organization change, leadership development, cross-cultural training, executive coaching and communication. She has worked with women, youth, entrepreneurs, senior-level managers from not-for-profit organizations, civil servants, UN agencies and teams from diverse backgrounds in the rural and urban settings in Africa, to engage in peace building, leadership development and capacity building processes.
Negash has extensive experience and training in leadership and organizational development. He has worked in several programs both in Ethiopia and the United States. Negash holds an MA in Development Studies from Addis Ababa University and an MPA from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has a post graduate certificate in transformational leadership and integral organizational assessment. He also has several short term training in a variety of topics.
Assistant Faculty, GTC Africa
Sheetal has over 20 years of experience in personal growth, experiential learning and coaching. She has worked with clients from Africa, Europe, South America, Canada, Middle East and Asia helping them to find their authentic expression of leadership. She is passionate about facilitating multisensory immersion experiences so that groups can learn and reflect together powerfully. She has been a student of meditation for over 30 years, loves all kinds of music and observing wildlife.
Sheri has been a leader in Costco’s sustainability efforts for more than 15 years. Previously Costco’s Corporate Counsel, she currently holds the position of Assistant General Merchandising Manager in the Corporate Foods Department and is involved with domestic and international sustainability projects that explore public and private market based solutions to address poverty, malnutrition and illegal trafficking of wild animals, with an emphasis on value chain analysis to source. A recipient of the James Beard Foundation Leadership Award, Sheri has presented the results of her work to The World Bank, The World Food Programme, USDA/FAS and US Department of State. She is on the Advisory Board for the Center for Business Ethics at the Albers School of Business of Seattle University.
Gail works in international development and humanitarian aid in Africa and Latin America using integral principles with two Canadian non-profit organizations. She is adjunct faculty at JFKU in the online Master of Arts in Integral Theory, a published author, and is a practitioner of Yoga, Tantra, and Zen as part of an integral spirituality. Her first book, Developing Sustainability, Developing the Self, looks at an integral approach to international and community development in El Salvador.
Mike is the executive director of One Sky - The Canadian Institute of Sustainable Living, and co-founder of Integral Without Borders. He has twenty-five years experience travelling and working in Latin America and has been involved in numerous delegations to the region. He has worked with the Amazon Conservation Association in Peru since 2006 and also had designed and led sustainable leadership trainings in Africa and North America. Mike also brings a background in documentary film .
Assistant Faculty, HCL
Tim Mansfield has been working as a futurist at the intersection of research and commercial practice since 2008. He has led futures visioning workshops for KPMG, AIMIA, Woolworths, AMP and Fairfax Digital. He is also an enthusiastic and thought-provoking speaker about social and technological trends in the emerging future. And he has been a leader in the global Integral community for many years, founding the Sydney Integral salon, and teaching human development and integral principles in a variety of contexts.
Guest Faculty, GTC
John T. Kesler is a practicing attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah, as well as facilitator, writer, consultant and lecturer in the areas of societal and personal flourishing, transformation, and their intimate interconnections. Mr. Kesler founded and chairs the Salt Lake Center for Engaging Communities,
which models and mentors best practices for communities in a sustainable global environment. He is a co-founder of GAN-Net, a network for global action, and he served as chair of the board of trustees of the Berkana Institute.
Guest Faculty, GTC SP
Wade is a speaker, author and double world championship winning improv comedian. With post graduate qualifications in both Health Science and Drama, Wade has worked on four continents across a number of industries with thousands of people ranging from CEOs, senior executive teams, governments, universities, militaries, elite athletes, and not-for-profit organizations where he combines the science of personal growth with play.