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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible that the vision/mission of the organization is accomplished and has oversight for or all decisions related to the Organization; decisions are made by majority rule. The Board meets via Zoom on a monthly basis and more frequently as needed, based upon the needs of the organization. Terms are three years in length, with option for renewal and extension of term. Officers are appointed within the Board. The President undergoes up to 1 year training prior to assuming the position of President, which is an additional two year term. Additional responsibilities include volunteering for an office position, and/or appointment as committee chair or liaison to a committee. Further details regarding Board responsibilities and procedures can be found in the Members Area in the ‘Welcome Members’ Page under Bylaws.

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Gina-BondurantGina Bondurant RN, BSN, CHTP/I

How is it that we get to walk this healing path? That we have the opportunity to be present to others on their healing journey? I could not know 18 years ago how deeply Healing Touch would resonate through my life, creating such a profound and positive shift personally and professionally. Sharing this work and the vision of Healing Beyond Borders (HBB) is part of my life work. My gratitude for the intention and integrity of HBB called me to serve greater community. READ MORE...

Christine StewartChristine Stewart RN, MSNc, CCRN, CHTP/I
Vice President

Hi, I am Christine B. Stewart, and I live in far Northern California in Palo Cedro. I began my Healing Touch journey in April 2008 when I realized there was “something” missing from in-patient nursing care and sought out my first HT class. I became a CHTP in 2013, and a CHTP/I instructor in 2016. I introduced Healing Touch to Mercy Medical Center Redding, and facilitated training approximately 50 nurses and community members READ MORE...

Christa VoornChrista Voorn RN, BScN, CHTP/I

Hello, my name is Christa Voorn. I am a Canadian and Dutch nurse, residing in the Netherlands. I have lived and worked internationally in Canada, USA, Vietnam and the Netherlands. My life has been enriched through these diverse experiences and allows me to navigate the cultural nuances each of these unique countries bring. READ MORE...

Joel AndersonJoel Anderson PhD, CHTP, FGSA
Immediate Past President

Joel is an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, and a certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice from the University of Michigan. Joel completed a NIH-funded postdoctoral research fellowship READ MORE...

Lisa AnselmeLisa C. Anselme BLS, RN, HN-BC, CHTP/I
Executive Director

Lisa Anselme is a Registered Nurse of 44+ years and a passionate, dedicated advocate for holistic/integrative health.  A long time consultant to health care facilities in integrative health, she is the Executive Director for Healing Beyond Borders. Lisa holds a Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Iowa and pursued graduate coursework READ MORE...

Donna HenryDonna Henry, RN, MSN, CHTP, LMT, AHN-BC
Board Member

Donna is a Charter Member of Healing Beyond Borders, has been a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner since 1997 and is a Certified Advanced Holistic Nurse. She served on the Healing Beyond Borders Ethics Committee from 2010 to 2018. Donna was an educator and administrator in a community college setting for 30 years, retiring in 2007 from her position as Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health. She continues to mentor nurses on their career paths. READ MORE...

Lynn LeMereLynn LeMere RN, BSN, CHTP/I
Board Member

Lynn LeMere, RN, BSN, CHTP/I  has been a nurse for 32 years. She has worked in Neurology, Neurosurgical ICU, Cardiac, Perioperative, and Care Coordination as a nurse in hospital settings. She has worked as a Case Manager in Hospice and Disease Management. Many professional and personal experiences lead her to take Healing Touch classes.  Healing Touch fit in perfectly with all the self care and holistic health care that she READ MORE...

Carol SchoeneckerCarol Schoenecker RN, BSN, HNB-BC, CHTP, CHTI
Board Member

I started my journey with Healing Touch in 1992 becoming a CHTP and CHTI, teaching many classes over the past 20 years. I had the opportunity to be the Coordinator for Integrative Therapies for 5+ years at the University of Minnesota Medical Center which gave me a rich experience. I would like the opportunity to serve on the Board in gratitude for what Healing Touch has given me and continue to spread Healing Touch into many cultures here and throughout the world. READ MORE...








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