Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Farrant
Interim Co-Executive Director
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Farrant left TransForm in early 2020 to become the Interim Executive Director at generative somatics. She worked at TransForm for seven years, most recently sharing the Interim Executive Director of TransForm role with Ann Cheng. Prior to that she was our Deputy Director for Organizational Development and served on our executive team. She brought 18 years of expertise in operations, organizational development, finance, and human resources. Jo Ann helped found and lead TransForm's Social Justice Committee.
Integrating her studies in inclusive leadership for social justice, Jo Ann engaged the staff and board in investigating the complex ways power and injustice manifest in organizations. She uses a strength-based coaching approach to support individual staff development while cultivating shared leadership at an organizational level embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion as core priorities.
Prior to TransForm, Jo Ann was the Chief Operating Officer at Learning for Action, a consulting firm. She is a graduate and apprentice teacher of Practice in Transformative Action at the East Bay Meditation Center. Jo Ann is pursuing her doctorate in Human Development at Fielding Graduate University, is a graduate of Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Art of Leadership, and has presented on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace to CompassPoint’s HR Network.