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Board Chair

Mecca is the former global leader of the human resources self-service platform for Honeywell International and in this role, she successfully managed a global team.


Since her corporate tenure, Mecca has opened into private practice, known as Mindful InnerChange and provides healing services. She speaks publically on topics from nature-based lifestyles and healing to the the benefits of alternative therapies and has authored books in her field. 

Mecca holds a Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University with a dual major of psychology and kinesiology. She is a certified hypnotherapist and emotional freedom techniques practitioner, a certified yoga teacher, and an experienced qigong instructor.

As chair of the board of directors, Mecca is the chief volunteer officer responsible for the oversight of the business affairs of CFPI and presides over meetings of the board and executive committees.

Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D.
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Joe Tabbanella
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John P. Milton (RETIRING)


Dr. Lipton is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit, a stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and the recipient of 2009's Goi Peace Award. His research at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, between 1987 and 1992, presaged one of today’s most important fields of study, the science of epigenetics. Dr. Lipton has supported Dwayne and his work to bring these programs to the world for over a decade.


Joe is a highly-sought-after hypnotherapist who is known for his effectiveness across many fields. He works out of Malibu, CA, treating substance use disorder at a residential treatment center and is also a full-time instructor at HMI college where he teaches neurolinguistic programming, among other techniques. As a former Hollywood actor and producer, Joe became influential among his colleagues in that industry, which ultimately led to a shift in career.



John pioneered vision-questing in contemporary western culture in the 1940's. and in 1945, he began his solo retreats in the wilderness. Vision quests were unknown in the Americas, outside Native American culture at that time. John was a professor of environmental studies and a Woodrow Wilson Center scholar at the Smithsonian Institution. He was one of the first ecologists on staff at the White House as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors.

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