Board of Directors

Mindi K. Counts MA, LAc

Mindi K. Counts is the Founder and Executive Director of the Inner Ocean Empowerment Project. Mindi is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Wilderness First Responder, Herbal Medicine (Western and Chinese) Practitioner, Homeopathic Injection Therapy (Biopuncture) Practitioner, and a Neurotransmitter Therapy Practitioner. She also has additional training in Deep Listening, Nutritional Guidance, Mentoring, Moxibustion, Cupping, Plant Spirit Healing, Acupressure, and Zero Balancing.

Mindi has been the volunteer team leader and provider on IOEP trips since inception: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Jonathan Grassi, LMT, CPTMI

Jonathan Grassi, LMT, CPTMI is a Board Certified Massage Therapist and a Phenomenal Touch Master Instructor. Jonathan has additional training in Trigger Point/Neuromuscular therapy, Connective Tissue therapy, Reiki and Cranial-Sacral therapy, Prenatal massage, Shiatsu, and Trager Work.

Jonathan was a volunteer team member and provider on IOEP Nepal trip in 2016.

Laurel Mackey Miller, LAc, M.Ac.

Laurel Mackey Miller is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Plant Spirit Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, and a Meditation Instructor/Group Facilitator. Laurel also has additional training in Zero Balancing and is a Visual Artist.

Laurel is a Volunteer team member for Inner Ocean Empowerment Project and Natural Highs.

Rajmund Dabrowski, MA

Rajmund Dabrowski is the VP of the Society for Combatting Drug Use and was a member of the Center of Interfaith Action on Global Poverty, serving as the the Coordinator of a Pilot project encompassing malaria prevention in Mozambique and is a Board member for the Shae Foundation (Human Trafficking in Nepal).

Rajmund also fundraises for FGM, the Masai area, and Kenya (ADRA).

Christine Janaky, CMT, WFR

Christine Janaky is a Certified Massage Therapist, Wilderness First Responder, Teacher, and Bookkeeper.

Christine is a volunteer team member and was a provider on IOEP Nepal trips in 2017 and 2018.

Bonnie Keller, RN

Bonnie Keller is a Registered Nurse, End-of-life doula, Tour guide cook in Africa, and a Nurse care provider to orphaned gorillas in the Congo.

Bonnie is a volunteer team member and was a provider on IOEP Nepal trips in 2017 and 2018.

At Inner Ocean, we love to welcome new board members to join our team. If you are interested in joining our board, please submit the following form and we will reach out to you within one week.