Our Organization

The Institute of Core Energetics is a non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware.  It is governed by the Institute's Board of Directors and administered by the Executive Director. The Institute is currently headquartered at 150 West 28th Street, Suite 1803B, New York, NY 10001.

Board of Directors
  • Teressa Moore Griffin, Chair
  • David Murray, Treasurer
  • Kate Holt, Executive Director
  • Laura LaCascia-Ehlert
  • Laura Chonoles, Student Representative
  • Barra Kahn, Faculty Representative
Board Committees
  • Alumni and Membership — Kate Holt, Chair
  • Finance — David Murray, Chair
  • Fundraising — Doug Wirth and Kate Holt, Co-Chairs
  • Marketing and Communications – Teressa Moore-Griffin, Chair
  • Personnel Policies and Ethics — Laura La Cascia-Ehlert, Chair
  • Policies and Programs — Barra Kahn, Chair
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Teressa Moore Griffin

Board Chair

Founder & CEO, Spirit of Purpose
Serving on Board since 2016
Chair of Marketing, Communications & Publishing Committee

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David Murray


CEO Genetics Associates
Serving on the Board since 2018
Chair of Finance Committee


Kate Holt RN, CCEP

Executive Director

Serving on the Board since  2014
Co-Chair of Fundraising Committee
Co-Chair of Alumni Committee


Barra Kahn CCEP

Programs & Policy Committee Chair

Core Energetics Practitioner in private practice.
Professor at George Mason University
Serving on Board since 2014


Laura LaCascia-Ehlert

Personnel & Ethics Committee Chair

Human Resource Director at Physicians
Alliance of Connecticut, LLC.  
Serving on the Board since 2016
Chair of Personnel & Ethics Committee


Doug Wirth

Corporate Member

President & CEO, Amida Care
Corporate Member since  2011

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Teressa Moore Griffin

Corporate Member

President & CEO, Spirit of Purpose
Corporate Member since 2018

Operations and Administrative Staff
  • Kate Holt, RN, CCEP, Executive Director
  • Jim Johnston CCEP, Academic Director
  • Ralph Nash, Financial Coordinator
  • Cynthia Kagoshima CCEP, Communications  Coordinator
  • Jessica Nygren BBSH, CCEP, Alumni Program Coordinator
Kate Holt RN, CCEP
Executive Director
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Jim Johnston, CCEP
Academic Director
Ralph Nash
Financial Administrator
Cynthia Kagoshima BS, CCEP
Communications Coordinator
Jessica Nygren BBSH, CCEP
Alumni Program Administrator
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