Advisory Board

  • Tom Lyon Advisor

    Tom Lyon graduated from St. John’s Seminary College in 1975 after obtaining a B.A. in Philosophy and two minors in English/Literature and Math/Physics. He then entered the Maryknoll Father and Brothers Novitiate in Hingham, Massachusetts where he studied Clinical Pastoral Education.

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  • Ed Santana Advisor

    Dr. Edward Santana is an organizational consultant, coach, and clinical therapist who specializes in bridging business and psychology. He works with individuals and teams on issues of connection, performance, vision, and growth by deepening understanding and alignment with the deepest aspects of self, soul, and the collective.

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  • Jennifer Selig
    Jennifer Selig Advisor

    Jennifer Leigh Selig, PhD.is an alum and is on the teaching faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She’s been an educator for 30 years, and is the author of many books, articles, screenplays, and a few bad poems from her early 20’s that are best forgotten.

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  • Elisabeth ‘Li’ Sumpter Advisor

    Dr. Sumpter is an art educator, mythologist, and cultural producer who engages in social and liberatory practice through community-centered projects and mission-driven work.  A graduate of Spelman College, Dr. Spelman holds an MA in Arts and Humanities Education from New York University and an MA/Ph.D. in Mythology and Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.

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  • Lesley Shore Advisor

    Dr. Leslie Shore completed her Ph.D. in 2013 from Pacifica Graduate Institute in the Mythological Studies program with an emphasis in depth psychology. Her areas of study include Classical Women’s Mythology; Ancient Ritual as Psychosocial Remedy in Modernity; Japanese Shintoism; Mythic Narratives in Film and Death; and Dying and the Mythic Underworld.

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  • Sister Carol Quinlivan Advisor

    Sister Carol Quinlivan, Ph.D., a Sister of St. Joseph Carondelet, is a Spiritual and Retreat Director with extensive experience in group and individual spiritual formation.  Sister Quinlivan facilitates groups for parish leadership and faculty development.

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  • Kathleen Barry Advisor

    As a business professional, scholar, and depth psychotherapist, Dr. Kathleen A. Barry is an unusual hybrid. She began her career as an Executive Assistant, designing management and leadership programs, as well as developing strategies for conflict resolution and change management.

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  • Beth Anne Boardman Advisor

    Dr. Boardman grew up singing, dancing, and hiking in rural Colorado. After becoming a registered nurse, she moved around the country and ended up in California, where she spent many years volunteering in her children’s classrooms. Her career spans work as a registered nurse, grant-writer, the study of world dance and music, and the profound joy of raising two children.

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  • Kelly Carlin-McCall Advisor

    Since receiving her M.A. in Jungian Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Kelly Carlin-McCall has created Women on the Verge, a year-long coaching program where accomplished women find something deeper, wider, and more meaningful in the next chapter of their lives.

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  • Craig Titley

    Craig is a film and television writer/producer who began his film career in the Hollywood trenches as a production assistant. After a brief stint as an executive for Nickelodeon’s feature film division, he went on to become a successful writer of family films including the live-action Scooby-Doo, Cheaper by the Dozen, and Percy Jackson & The Olympians

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Office of Alumni Relations

  • Dianne Travis-Teague Director of Alumni Relations

    As Director of Alumni Relations, Dianne is creating and maintaining pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the Institute: partnering with colleagues to identify, cultivate, and steward alumni giving in a multiplicity of ways.

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Editorial Staff

  • Beth Anne Boardman Writer / Contributor

    Beth Anne Boardman, RN, MA, PhD travels and lectures on the Mythology of Sport; Women and Myth; and the Alchemy of Adolescence (her dissertation topic), in addition to consulting as a writer to websites.  

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