The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that John Passacantando has been appointed to serve as Executive Director of the Peaceable Dragon Internal Arts Consortium and Chairman of the board effective July 1, 2018. Paul Alan Rischard, who has held that position for 27 years, will be the Founding Director.

John brings to Peaceable Dragon immense experience in administration from his years as Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, the Florence and John Schumann Foundation and other organizations. He is an energetic, sincere and knowledgeable advocate for a world where nature, both human and terrestrial, are given a full measure of respect.

John has been studying the internal arts for over ten years with several Peaceable Dragon instructors and visiting masters. Furthermore, John has served with distinction on the Board of Directors for the past eight years.