Bence Ganti, MA, Director and President, an Integral psychologist who graduated from Wilber’s theory in 1999, created in 2006 one of Europe’s foremost transformational Integral education systems: the Integral Academy in Hungary. Bence is also co-founder and co-director of the Integral European Conference and is currently offering Integral Flow Experience workshops, created from his group process, throughout Europe and the U.S.
“Being one of the visionaries of The Ken Wilber Gratitude Fund, I felt the impulse to create a flow of energy that would circle back all that we have received from Ken’s work—to him.”
John Dupuy, MA, Director and Treasurer, is the founder of Integral Recovery® and the author of the award-winning book Integral Recovery: A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment of Alcoholism and Addiction (2013). John is also the CEO of iAwake Technologies and devotes his life to bringing Integral Theory into practice.
“Ken Wilber’s work has illuminated my life and my work in the field of addiction and recovery and has brought new light, new hope, and new focus to one of our human family’s most tragic and catastrophic diseases—namely drug and alcohol addiction.”
Dr. Bob Weathers holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a Masters of Arts in Religious Studies from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena. Over his professional career, Dr. Weathers has provided tens of thousands of hours of counseling and life coaching to clients.
“I’ve taught Ken’s materials across the decades, from A Sociable God to Sex, Ecology, Spirituality to Marriage of Sense and Soul. I doubt there’s a graduate student in psychology whom I’ve taught or supervised who hasn’t been directly influenced by Ken’s enormous contributions. This opportunity to give back now, even in some small way, in deep appreciation for all Ken has been in my personal and professional life, is my greatest joy and privilege.“
Dennis Wittrock, MA (Philosophy, English, Art), Operations Manager, is the co-founder of the Integral European Conference (IEC), co-founder of Integral Europe, and former CEO of Integrales Forum and Die Integrale Akademie in Germany (2008-2013). He works as a Holacracy® Coach. His mission is to serve the emergence of Integral consciousness and to create spaces for growth, transformation, and large-scale societal change.
“I feel blessed that Ken’s work has found me and I am grateful to be able to serve The Ken Wilber Gratitude Fund by leading its operations. For me it is an opportunity to complete the circle of giving.”
Heidi Mitchell, BSFS, Financial Administrator, is Executive Assistant at Integral Recovery, the Faculty Coordinator at the Integral Recovery Institute, a freelance editor of Integral books, blogs, and articles, and longtime bookkeeper with many years of accounting experience. She graduated from Georgetown University with a major in international economics.
“I had the very good fortune to stumble upon Integral theory and practice in a tiny town in Southern Utah working for John and Pam Dupuy at Integral Recovery. As with everyone who encounters the Integral map, my life was changed irrevocably. Grateful for this knowledge, grateful to Ken, I am extremely honored to be the financial administrator of The Ken Wilber Gratitude Fund.”
Betsy E. Lehrfeld, JD, Assistant Secretary and General Counsel, is a partner in the law firm of Swankin & Turner in Washington, DC, and works with many nonprofit organizations.
“I have known and respected Ken for many years, and I believe by honoring his dedication and accomplishments, the Fund will create wider appreciation of Integral theory and advance its great potential for application to social, institutional, and individual betterment.”
Jeff Salzman has worked in adult education and transformation for thirty years. For three years, Jeff worked side by side with Ken Wilber developing the Integral Institute, an international center for Integral theory and application. Jeff spent the last few years as co-founder and a lead teacher at Boulder Integral (now The Integral Center). These days, he travels, teaches, and comments about current events on Integral Life and The Daily Evolver.
“Ken Wilber initiated me into a bigger, better world, as he has done for millions of people. How does one sufficiently thank someone for the likes of that? Many of us have dedicated our lives to transmitting the Integral view to others. It is a privilege to support, through this fund, the Fount himself, and his continued vital work in creating an ever more good, true, and beautiful world.”