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Daniel Wolpert

Trustee, Elected 2022

Washington & Minnesota

Master of Divinity
San Francisco Theological Seminary


Daniel Wolpert, a healer and student of the spiritual life, worked as a research scientist, psychologist, spiritual director, farmer, and teacher before earning his Master of Divinity degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS). Co-founder and Executive Director of the Minnesota Institute of Contemplation and Healing (MICAH), he has taught in the fields of psychology and spiritual formation in numerous settings around the world. As a writer and a spiritual director, he has also played key roles in developing environments for contemplation and spiritual leadership, helping to build or restore monasteries, theological schools, and retreat centers across North America. When not on the road, he divides his time between Seattle and Minnesota.

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