Jon Lee Rucker
The vision for PermaJam first came to Jon Lee as the answer to a prayer. He asked how he could serve the Earth and future generations to the highest. In 2015, with clarity from that vision, he began to unite people in walking this prayer together. Also, lest we forget, Jon's one serious cat, or bird, depending on your perspective: he is a prolific singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, bio-dynamic farmer, and a permaculturalist who loves to eat wild plants.
Stefanie Frank balances a rich life of business, prayer, family, music & sacred arts. For more than a decade, she held an executive officer position in the corporate world, & has now taken a more active role in spiritual & earth-conscious community building. Stefanie has also held positions on multiple boards including COSM (Alex Grey’s Church of Sacred Mirrors), Brooklyn Community Healthcare Network, ICEC (Indigenous Cultural Education Center), HUGS (Humans Unifying Global Solutions), & ESKFF@Mana Contemporary Arts Center. Stefanie is a strong supporter of Indigenous Tribes from around the world. She has been a member of The Assemblage, MAPS, DPA, Peace Accelerators, Families for Sensible Drug Policy & countless other organizations for education, growth & general wellness. Her personal spiritual practice includes participating in & creating sacred ceremony, playing flute, gardening, herbalism/plant medicine, use of essential oils, meditation & daily prayer giving gratitude for life...
Her highest level of accomplishment is being the mother of 3 adult children all involved in creative arts.
Stefanie & Gordon are the producers of an educational organization called PermaJam which currently brings permaculture, live music, wellness & nature education to an upstate NY sanctuary, Blossom Dell.
Streetart Poet Prez
Gordon helps out in the words department and coined the term: UNLOK! as the rallying cry and philosophy embodied by PermaJam: to UNLOK is to tap into our substantial gifts now, to apply them creatively to the challenges before us, to weave a bridge from past to future, that transmutes our pain and trauma into resilience, compassion, service, and innovation.