BOARD MEMBERS

FOUNDERS

Kathleen Ongena
Researcher and RDR™ Founder
Kathleen is a native of Ghent, Belgium where she received a business degree and a master’s degree in education. After her own personal experience in 2006 using alpha theta training, she began researching other forms and uses of therapeutic sounds. In 2009 she moved to the U.S., and in 2015 became certified as a Master in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) from the American Union of NLP in New York (AUNLP), focusing on the connection between neurological responses, language, and behavioral patterns learned through experience (programming) while also pursuing Sound Healing Classes through the Sound Healing Center, Globe Institute, San Francisco, California. In 2015 she founded RDRTM. She has been a singer-songwriter for over 25 years and has produced music containing alpha theta sounds. She is also owner of the  Wholesome Health Lounge, a holistic salon and spa in Nashville, Tennessee, which houses the RDR™ Center and Therapeutic Sound Room.

MSgt Marilou Pampo

RDR™ Co-Founder and Veteran Subject
Marilou was born in the Philippines and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has a BS in Computer Studies and a minor in Homeland Security with a concentration on Cyber Security and Foreign Policies. She is currently an active-duty Master Sergeant with the National Guard Bureau at Andrews JFB for remote Operational Support (ADOS). During her 21-year career in the National Guard, she has deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). State-side she has deployed to New Orleans in support of Hurricane Katrina, where she was attached to a Joint Task Force that provided  ground travel, security, and aerial travel for dignitaries, politicians, and VIPs and ensuring that fellow New Orleanians got basic human necessities including food, clean clothing, and safety. She returned to New Orleans as a civilian immediately after her duty ended with the Joint Task Force, and continued providing humanitarian efforts with supplies collected from her home  state, CA. Marilou also deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), and worked with the Royal Air Force in 2007-2008 in the United Kingdom. Now stationed in Nashville, she co-founded RDRTM with Kathleen and is co-owner of the Wholesome Health Lounge. Marilou has used RDRTM Therapeutic Sounds to “grow” out of PTS(D). She is passionate about educating her comrades and their families about the use of sound therapy in place of medication and to reducing the number of suicides amongst Veterans.

VOLUNTEER STAFF

Sandy Moyer
Operation Administrator
Sandy was born and raised in Pennsylvania before moving to Maryland, where she lived in the DC/metropolitan area for 25 years. She is a retired Program Specialist with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, the U.S. Federal Government’s premiere research facility. There she was the administrator for the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program for 9 years. She has lived in Nashville, Tennessee for the past 7 years pursuing a life-long interest in music, which she considers to be one of the most significant tools for healing mind and body. Sandy uses RDR™ Therapeutic Sounds for chronic pain and depression, and is currently medication free as a result.

BOARD OF ADVISORY

DOM, AP, CNHP, Master of Science, Oriental Manual Therapist, researcher, CCAOM
Frederick “Ricky” Pampo
WELLfit Nutrition Consulting and Health, Wellness and Fitness Consultant
Terri Bernal
The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP partner