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

Arnold Langberg: Visionary educator; founding Principal of the Open School (Evergreen and Lakewood, CO) and other alternative high schools; retired Administrator of Alternative Education for Denver Public School District (Denver, CO); founder of the Harmony Project, Minds UnLimited and other learning programs; author of To Create the World That Ought to Be (to be published in 2022)

Daphne Charles: Holistic architect and designer at Bio Arc (Singapore and worldwide); head of architecture faculty at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (Bir, HP, India); founder of Routes of Yoga (Singapore, Indonesia, India, Nepal)

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

Mai-Linh Leminhbach: Special Projects Manager at Groupe E (Fribourg, Switzerland); cofounder and faculty member at Dharmalaya Institute (Bir, HP, India)

Mark Moore: Founder and Chairperson of the Earthville Network; cofounder and faculty member at Dharmalaya Institute (Bir, HP, India); Trustee of the Ronald E. Moore Foundation (USA); educator, writer-editor, and artist-composer-producer (full bio here)

Key Project Directors & Management

Anya Chang-DePuy & James Simmons: Experiential and outdoor education (USA)

Daphne Charles: Lead architect for Earthville’s projects (global)

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

Mark Moore: President of Earthville Network; director of educational and sustainable development projects (global)

Surya Nimmagadda: Site Manager and Architectural Engineer at Dharmalaya Institute for Compassionate Living (Bir, HP, India)

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

Zohar Lavie & Nathan Glyde: Directors of SanghaSevaSpring Up Foundation (UK)

Studio Lung-Ta: Website management and development (USA & worldwide)

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