Board of Directors
The Deep Spring Center International Board of Directors meets online monthly normally the last Sunday of the month from 8:00 pm-10:00 pm (Eastern) via video conference.
Any Sangha member may attend the Board meeting as an observer. The first half-hour of the meeting is reserved for comments from the Sangha. If a Sangha member wants to speak, we ask that it be for no more than 5 minutes. If you’d like an item added to a Board meeting agenda, please submit that item in writing to the Managing Director – [email protected] – or any Board member at least 10 days before the scheduled Board meeting.
Contacting the Board
The Board of Directors welcomes your comments, concerns and feedback. Please email them at [email protected] or write to them care of Deep Spring Center. If you’d like to communicate with a specific board member directly, please contact the DSC office for more information.
Past Years Board Minutes
2020 Board meetings:
April 26, 2020 | Sunday | 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm EST online
Board of Directors – January 2020
Tavis Taylor, M.D., President
Mary Bruey, Vice President – Video Production Team and Retreat Team
Robert Lee, Treasurer
Isabelle Mook-Jodouin, Secretary – Archives Team Leader
Roann Altman – Media Communications Team Leader
Barbara Brodsky, ex-officio
Board Minutes 2020
Board of Directors Bios
Dr. Tavis Taylor, M.D. has enjoyed 27 years of intense Internal Medicine practice in a variety of settings. He has provided care in very rural sites where he was the only doctor in Alaska, Hawaii, migrant clinic California, tribal clinics in WA and Oklahoma. He spent 7 years with the Pima Tohono O’odham tribe outside of Phoenix, AZ in the 1990s, leaving there in 1999 as their CMO (chief medical officer) and member of the governing board to return to his home town, Bremerton, WA. Here, he was with Kitsap Internal Medicine until 2008 when he decided to open a the solo practice, which he closed in October 2015 in order to broaden his scope of practice.
Since completing his Internal Medicine Residency and position as Chief Resident, Dr. Taylor has enjoyed maintaining a Clinical Instructor Faculty position with the University of Washington School of Medicine teaching medical students and residents.
Dr. Taylor has been a single parent raising his two children here in Kitsap County and enjoys his extended family and community here. Now that his children are going off to college and other pursuits, he can indulge in a more flexible schedule to include travel and assisting under served communities.
Part of his journey has included developing a spiritual awareness and practice that now includes healing modalities not in allopathic medicine, often referred to an Energy Healing. He treats patients at request with these complimentary practices, and by invitation has started providing international energy healing clinics and workshops. His goal is to one day teach allopathic physicians and students these concepts to add to their treatment regimens.
Isabelle Mook-Jodouin has been Secretary of the Deep Spring Board of Directors since the summer of 2016. She discovered Deep Spring’s work through the Aaron/Q’uo Dialogues in 2013, and has enjoyed many hours pouring over transcripts in the archives. She lives in Ottawa with her husband and their two feline friends, and does administrative work for her public health unit.
Patricia (Pat) Polanski has been curious about the human experience for most of her life. This curiosity has been a predominant catalyst for her career trajectory. Pat worked in the public child mental health systems in Ohio and North Carolina for 15 years and then entered academia to teach mental health counseling at the University of Dayton for 20 years. The exploration of the lessons contained within her own human experience has been guided by Vipassana meditation and Pure Awareness practices, along with her own personal therapy. Pat resides in Dayton, Ohio with her spouse, Kristy Dillon, and works part-time as a psychotherapist. She is also a jazz pianist and currently performs in a duo with bassist, Mark Sisson.