Foundation Staff

Jennifer Canfield

Jennifer Canfield

Director

Jennifer is a mother, athlete, bhakta in training and dreamer of transformation.  She lives in Montpelier Vermont with her two kids and black dog Ruby. Contact jen@callandresponsefoundation.org

Nisha Vanodia

Nisha Vanodia

Development

Nisha has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business. She grew up in a community that embraces mantra music as part of daily life and continues to do so. Nisha is a wife, mother of two, dance teacher and an avid cook. She strives bring people together by educating individuals about the Foundation’s activities and purposes and finding creative avenues to help fund projects. Contact donations@callandresponsefoundation.org

Jacqueline Westhead

Jacqueline Westhead

Jacqueline is a human who is committed to serving other humans. She is an educator, counselor, bhakti, musician and traveler. She has toured with Dave Stringer, Shantala, David Newman, Sat Katar and is also one of the pioneers of call and response chant in Hebrew. She believes in the power of chant and what we create together when we raise our voices,connect to our bodies and open our hearts.

Board of Directors

Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy

Board

Susan Murphy is part of a long line of love. Along with her husband, Ed, she has experienced the transforming expansion of consciousness that comes through chanting and deeply desires to help facilitate this experience for others. Her passions include her family, the Call and Response Foundation, and studying shamanism with the Four Winds’ Light Body School.

Edward Ritz

Edward Ritz

Board

Edward Ritz is a successful businessman who founded a manufacturing company in Connecticut. With his wife Susan he came to realize the power of mantra music as a spiritual practice and wants to make it available to everyone.

Manish Vanodia

Manish Vanodia

Board

Born into a family practicing bhakti yoga, Manish from a young age was surrounded with kirtan and chanting. Inspired by this Manish spends much of his extra time in adulthood helping others to understand kirtan and the principles of bhakti.

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