CoFounder and President
Llyn, aka “Cedar”, has two decades of nonprofit experience and has facilitated educational seminars for thousands of people at prominent holistic educational institutes, colleges, universities, and around the globe.
Llyn was consultant to the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth Sustainability Initiative and the non-profit organization, Earth Train, dedicated to the preservation of indigenous cultures and rain forests in Panama. She collaborated with the Omega Institute to produce indigenous shamanic gatherings; served as adjunct faculty for Union Graduate School and for over a decade directed the non-profit, Dream Change, Inc (dreamchange.org), founded by NY Times best-selling author, John Perkins, with whom she co-facilitated Earth-honoring transformational programs for 17 years.
CoFounder and Secretary
CoFounder of OMEC, Marilyn Dexter, is also director of the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. Her diverse business background includes experience in sales and marketing, human resource management, general operations and organizational development.
Marilyn founded and co-owned Lynlouart LLC, a national wholesale distributor of eco-friendly, organic and sustainable heirlooms for children. She has co-led groups to study and immerse in indigenous shamanic cultures in Guatemala, Ecuador and Peru, and has been main assistant and logistical director to countless transformational programs with Llyn Roberts (and John Perkins). Marilyn holds a Bachelor’s degree in religion and philosophy.
Terri Lundquist is a clinical herbalist, master teacher in both the Usui Tibetan and Shamanic Reiki traditions, and a shamanic counselor. She is the founder of a spiritual gift shop and healing space in her community where she offers classes, healing circles, an herbal apothecary, and a variety of healing tools and spiritual gifts.
Terri is also an ordained Minister through the Universal Life Church, a Wild Woman Project Leader, and is certified as an SBEM Empowerment Coach & Therapist. Terri received her BA from Wellesley College.
Jeff Eissfeldt is currently in the Shamanic Reiki Master-Teacher (SRMT) Certification and Life Empowerment Program and holds certifications in Qi Gong healing and Integrated Energy Therapy. He graduated from Maharishi University of Management in 1990 with a BA in Literature and has practiced Transcendental Meditation and the TM-Sidhi Program for over 30 years. Jeff also holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, CA and an MBA from Michigan State University. Jeff has worked in corporate finance for over 15 years and is honored to bring his business acumen to oversee OMEC’s financial operations.
Board Members at Large
As OMEC’s former Treasurer for many years, a love of numbers led Suzanna into the field of accounting. She has a business degree from Duke University and has worked in both public accounting and private industry. Suzanna’s passion for numbers was always shared with a passion for creativity and art. In 2006, she completed a studio art degree and enjoys painting and mixed media art. She has practiced traditional Reiki healing since 2004 and began her studies in shamanism, Shamanic Reiki, and Maya indigenous wisdom ways several years ago. Suzanna continues to bring her many talents and skills to support the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle mission in her role as a member of the board of directors.
Stacey Gibbons holds a Master Certification in Traditional Reiki and has studied extensively with shamans of diverse backgrounds. She has taught traditional and Shamanic Reiki since studying with Llyn Roberts in the 1990s. She previously owned and directed a yoga studio, and currently teaches multiple forms of yoga. Stacey teaches Earth Sky Yoga, and Earth-based approaches to healing (with Llyn Roberts, and also solo) at the Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY.
Jonathan Hammond is an Interfaith Minister and a healing practitioner in private practice in New York City. He is Faculty of Shamanic Reiki Worldwide and a graduate of the Foundation For Shamanic Studies. He teaches Earth-based workshops privately and at the One Spirit Learning Alliance in New York City, facilitates spiritual retreats all over the world and has been a frequent guest on Huffington Post Live. He is a graduate of the Harvard ART Institute, holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and is an award-winning actor.
Rob Murphy is an initiated shaman in Brazilian and Ecuadorian and Celtic traditions and an ordained minister. He is a teaching faculty member of, and the social media director for, Shamanic Reiki Worldwide. He founded the Richmond Shamanic Meetup and Drum Circle and is a core member of the NY Shamanic Circle. Rob offers earth-based programs in the United States and abroad, as well as sacred journeys to indigenous elders in South America.
Regression therapy is an integral part of Rob’s shamanic healing practice. He is also a graduate of the Shift Network’s Peace Ambassador Training program.