Michael Lerner is president and co-founder of Commonweal and the Jenifer Altman Foundation. His principal work at Commonweal is with the Cancer Help Program, Healing Circles, Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies, The New School at Commonweal, and the Resilience Project/OMEGA. He was the recipient of a MacArthur Prize Fellowship for contributions to public health in 1983 and is author of Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Therapies (MIT Press).
Stanley Wu, Coordinator for OMEGA. He brings a background in renewable energy systems, community living, and water management. He is a subject-matter expert in solar thermal and hydronic systems and is an ex-wildland firefighter, tango dancer, and father. In 2017, he received his doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is the director of The Resilience Project at Commonweal.
Joan Diamond, Executive Director of Stanford University’s Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere and of the Crans Foresight Analysis Consensus. Joan has executive background in private and non-profit sectors, including Fortunate 500 energy enterprises, and is a senior scenarist who facilitates uncertainty scenario workshops on human security.
Shorey Myers, Executive Director of the Jenifer Altman Foundation, manages client contracts, oversees a variety of portfolios focused on chemical policy, global grassroots movement building, environmental health, and justice advocacy, and International trade. Shorey also serves on the steering committee of the Health and the Environmental Funders Network.