Dr. Rees, Colonel (ret.) Medical Corps, US Army Reserve, MD, MPH, Tulane Univeristy, has over 37 years of commissioned military service, 5 tours of duty Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a Graduate of both the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College, physician at San Luis Obispo Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Lead author of two studies related to the TM program and PTSD relief, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress (April 2013 and February 2014).
Dr. Carolyn Gaylord-King, Board Member
Dr. King is Professor, Department of Physiology and Health, and Senior Researcher, Maharishi University of Management . She conducted the first federally funded research projects involving the TM technique and is involved in research on the effects of TM on health. Dr. King has a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and is a member of the International Society for Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB).
Ernie Robson, Board Member
Mr. Robson has a Masters in Management from the Sloan School at MIT, with an extensive background in management and public service for the US government and a history of business entrepreneurship.
Shujaa Mjasiri, Board Member
Mr. Mjasiri has a BA in accounting and MBA in Lean Management and Six Sigma methodologies, Maharishi University of Management (MUM). MA Education, Arizona State University. PhD, a.b.d., MUM in Management. He is an entrepreneur and educational consultant for the David Lynch Foundation with a specialty in performance management..
Jim Schaefer, Ph.D., Board Member
Dr. Schaefer has a BA in International Agriculture Studies, Washington International University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the CEO/founder of Soil Technologies Corp., President of Partners for World Peace, board member of Seeds of Heaven, board member of Global Education Development Ltd. (UK), and TM instructor for the past 40 years, including 20+ years of experience in international projects involving application of the TM program.
W. L. Van Zandt, Board member
Mr. Van Zandt is an entrepreneur and founding board member of Partners for World Peace, an Iowa corporation comprised of entrepreneurs, educators and business professionals providing project design and project management for educational, agricultural and SMBE projects around the world. He holds a BS in Physics and an MS in Neuroscience from Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA.