Our Team

Fleet Maull
Training Director

Fleet Maull, Ph.D., is a trainer, meditation teacher, coach, educator, prison reform activist, and peace worker with over 25 years experience. He taught engaged spirituality and contemplative approaches to social action and peacemaking at Naropa University. He is a certified trainer with the Center for Council Training, Peacemaker Circle International, and HeartStream Education.

Kate Crisp
Executive Director

Kate Crisp, CMT-P, RYT, is the Executive Director of the Prison Mindfulness Institute and EMI. She teaches in our yearlong Mindfulness Teacher Training program. She also co-designed the Integral Peacemaker Training™, a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence (MBEI) leadership development program completed by over 500 community leaders and activists. She is the author of the Path of Freedom™ Workbook for Prisoners.
Kate is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher-Professional Level (CMT_P) through the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. She is also a certified Yoga Teacher (RYT).

Ben Van Arnam
Ben Van Arnam
Program Coordinator

Ben is a native of New England and has lived around the world, in China, South America, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique. They studied Buddhism and Social Ethics at Harvard Divinity School. They are a Zen Buddhist practitioner and enjoy dancing and hiking around Western Mass.

Danielle Mola
Office Manager

Danielle comes to EMI from her former work in the nonprofit organization Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme). Prior to working in the mindfulness field, she worked with dogs and cats for nearly a decade in a combined boarding facility and veterinary hospital. Her fondness for dogs is GIANT!

She has been a Buddhist practitioner in the Theravada Thai Forest lineage for over a decade and has been guided and supported by the Dharma Punx community and it’s teachers.