Leadership: The Earthville Team

Earthville’s international, multi-disciplinary leadership team brings together a diverse array of skills, experiences, and sensitivities that, together, guide the course of our activities.


Board of Directors

Arnie Langberg: Administrator of Alternative Education for Denver Public School District (retired); founding Principal of the Open School (Colorado, USA) and other alternative high schools; founder of the Harmony Project, Minds UnLimited and other interdisciplinary learning programs; author of To Create the World That Ought to Be, published in 2023 (full bio here)

Daphne Charles: Director, architect and designer at Bio Arc (Singapore); Principal at Studio Lungta (Singapore office); founder of Routes of Yoga (Asia); senior architecture advisor and visiting instructor for Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (India)

Dara Ackerman: Educator and trainer at Soul Shoppe (USA); cofounder of Dharamshala Earthville Institute (India); artist and performer

Mai-Linh Leminhbach: Special Projects Manager at Groupe E (Switzerland); cofounder and faculty member at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (India)

Mark Moore: Founder and Executive Director of the Earthville Network (USA); cofounder and faculty member at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (India); educator, writer-editor, designer, natural builder, artist-composer-producer, and meditation retreat facilitator (full bio here)

Key Project Directors & Management

Anya Chang-DePuy: Project manager for experiential and outdoor education (USA)

Daphne Charles: Lead architect for Earthville’s global projects and director of curriculum development for eco-architecture and design (Singapore)

James Simmons: Project manager for experiential and outdoor education (USA)

Jaya Ashmore: Director of Open Dharma (Spain, India, USA)

Mark Moore: Director of educational and sustainable development projects; chief editor for Earthville Press (USA, India, Singapore)

Nathan Glyde: Co-director of SanghaSevaSpring Up Foundation (UK)

Rhea Rego: Manager at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (India)

Studio Lungta: Website design, development, and management (USA, Singapore)

Surya Nimmagadda: Director and Architectural Engineer at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (India)

Tal Nave Bashan: Director of Sulha Peace Project (Israel/Palestine)

Zohar Lavie: Co-director of SanghaSevaSpring Up Foundation (UK)

Earthville’s principles & practices

The back story: How it all began

Get Involved

We welcome you to explore Earthville,  find your place within it , and add what only you can bring.

  1. Sign up: Drop by the “Earthville Embassy” page to become a “Citizen of Earthville.”
    →  Join
  2. Explore: Make your way around the Earthville website to discover what inspires you.
    →  Quick Tour  •  Stories  •  Resources for Global Citizens
  3. Participate: Connect with the Earthville community, online and on the ground.
    →  Social  •  Events  •  Volunteer  •  Participate
  4. Chip in: Give whatever you can to support our charitable work. Any amount helps.
    →  Give