Our Team

Fleet Maull
Training Director

Fleet Maull, Ph.D., is a trainer, coach, educator, prison reform activist, and peace worker with over 25 years experience. He teaches 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. Fleet is a senior meditation teacher in both the Zen Peacemaker and Shambhala Buddhist communities.

Kate Crisp
Executive Director

Kate 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.

Ben Van Arnam
Program Assistant

Ben is a native of New England. He studied Buddhism and Social Ethics at Harvard Divinity School and teaches at local community colleges. He is a Zen Buddhist practitioner and enjoys hiking around the Pioneer Valley.