Board of Advisors
Munkhjin works with the Mongolia Education Foundation. With a Masters in Public Administration, she consults with Nomadicare on language interpretation as well as cultural and educational issues.
Lucy Mckeon MD
Dr. Mckeon lives in Vermont and is interested in harmonizing traditional and Western medicine. She excelled in riding a horse to the Mongolian taiga in 2010 with Nomadicare to assess the health needs of the reindeer herders.
Jonathan is a retired civil and environmental engineer who worked on water supply and water resources issues in developing countries including Mongolia. His professional focus was on the relationship of people in rural communities with new technologies and the institutional and social structures required to support them. In retirement, he lives in Vermont and continues to work with people through a variety of volunteer work.
Cheryl Mitchell, PhD
Farmer, teacher, and community organizer in Vermont. Her background is in social policy and services for families. Her experience with large bureaucracies and small non-profits helps position Nomadicare in both worlds.
Filmmaker and activist Robin Lloyd lives in Burlington VT. She is a member of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
This photo was taken in 2015 when she spoke in Budapest about her grandmother’s friend, Hungarian peace activist Rosika Schwimmer.
She is on the board of Toward Freedom, A Progressive Perspective on World Affairs since 1952.
She has one son and two grandchildren.
Eleanor Ott, PhD
Teacher, writer and folklorist Eleanor Ott has lived for four decades at the edge of the wild, wild woods of Vermont. After college where she studied literature and philosophy, she completed graduate degrees at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania in education and folklore.
Eleanor was past director of Cross-Cultural Studies at Goddard College where she engaged in an educational exchange program with the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne in upstate New York, was co-director of the Shamanic Film/Video Archive and was associated with Butser Hill Ancient Farm Project in Hampshire, England. She guides Nomadicare on culture, film, writing, and shamanism.
She has been writing since she could hold a pencil. Her latest publication is Heart-Work Trilogy, 2021.
Carolyn Schmidt is a Program Director for ECOLOGIA, the fiduciary agent for Nomadicare.