Board Members

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Maureen Wynne, B.A. Art and Journalism, Trinity University;  J.D., University of Texas School of Law ; Ph.D., Law, Maharishi European Research University. Attorney;  International Administrator of six countries around the world teaching the Transcendental Meditation (TM) program and advanced programs; Chair of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for Maharishi International University; Former Dean of Faculty, Maharishi International University; Former City Attorney of Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa; Administrator and TM teacher helping 30,000 Armenians recover from traumatic stress from the1989 earthquake.

David Shapiro

David Shapiro: Founding President of Alliance for PTSD Recovery, B.A. cum laude Chemistry, Carleton College; M.A. Philosophy, M.I.U.; co-author of two studies related to the TM program on PTSD and refugees published in Journal of Traumatic Stress (April, 2013; February, 2014), and a third study on PTSD in students published in Psychological Reports (February, 2019). He has designed and managed social change and wellness projects ranging from local clinics to national ballot access programs. He is a 40 year participant in specialized study and practice of the TM program. Founder of PTSD Relief Now Corporation and its African PTSD Relief projects. 


Ted Wallace. M.S. Computer Science, M.S. Physiology. He is an Agile Coach (CTC, CSM, CSPO, CSP) working at Principal Financial Group, and a registered corporate coach (RCC). Ted was President and CEO of Maharishi Ayurveda Products Incorporated. Author of three books: “Total Brain Coaching”, “The Coherence Code” and “Self Empower.”

Advisory Board

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Dr. Jose Luis Alvarez: International Administrator for the TM program for 22 Latin American countries, with over 10 years of experience implementing specialized applications of the TM program for PTSD relief and prevention across Latin America.  Africa. Dr. Alvarez currently has agreements/contracts to provide PTSD relief to 1 million children with PTSD in Latin America.

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Dr. Richard Broom, Ph. D., MBA (UCT) B.Sc. (Eng)(Elec) (Natal). He was Co-president Transcendental Meditation S African governing NGO, 1986-1993, and currently is Chairman of TM NGOs in 4 countries: South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and Finland.

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Dr. Vicki Broome. D.S.C.I. (Switzerland), M.Ed. Psychology (Wits.) Dipl. MAV (New Zealand) L.T.C.L. Teacher Diploma (London), Dipl. Speech and Drama (UCT). Vicki is registered with the HPCSA as a psychologist, and the AHPCSA as a Maharishi Ayurveda practitioner. She is one of the world’s most experienced authorised Transcendental Meditation Teachers, with an interest in Vedic Psychology. She has to date taught over 12 000 people TM.

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Jim Davis: MS in Education Foundations and Administration, University of Kansas; Founder of Chappell Studio and Marathon Foto and currently Senior Vice President of Event Photography Group, the largest graduation and marathon photography company in the US.


Graeme Lodge: MSc Mining. Director of International Transcendental Meditation Teacher Training Programme. This programme trains new TM Teachers in a 5.5 month in residence course. International Administrator of 2 countries teaching the Transcendental Meditation (TM) program and advanced programs.

Developed groundbreaking digital technology for the oil industry as owner and CEO of a 50 person technology company.

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Raylene Lodge: BA Anthropology, Dip Ed, Teacher of Transcendental Meditation, Former Primary Teacher and Teacher of Children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Director of Maharishi Foundation NZ, Director of International Transcendental Meditation Teacher Training Courses supervising regular courses held in Thailand.