Ram Dass
American mystic and spiritual teacher.  Author of Be Here Nowwww.ramdass.org

Natalie Goldberg
Author and internationally-known writing teacher (Writing Down the Bones) www.nataliegoldberg.com

Sharon Salzberg
Author and Buddhist teacher, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA www.sharonsalzberg.com

Gerry Shishin Wick
Roshi and dharma successor of Taizan Maezumi Roshi; author, abbot of Great Mountain Zen Center in Berthoud, CO gmzc.org

Bruce MacIntosh
Actor, producer, playwright, founder of Metta Theatre in Taos, NM, long-time Zen practitioner www.mettataos.dreamhosters.com

Andrew Harvey
Internationally renowned author, teacher, Rumi translator, and mystic scholar, and founder of the Institute for Social Activism. Author of over 30 books including The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism. www.AndrewHarvey.net

John Nichols
Author, essayist and screenwriter (The Milagro Beanfield War, The Empanada Brotherhood)

Fr. William Hart McNichols
Catholic priest at St. Francis of Assisi church, Ranchos de Taos, NM. Artist and iconographer www.fatherbill.org

Tenryu Steven Allen
Abbot of Dragon Mountain Zen Temple in Crestone, Colorado www.dragonmountaintemple.com

Jo Ann Barefoot
Co-chair of Trustees Council of International Nature Conservancy and internationally-known banking and finance expert.