Advisory Committees2020-11-20T10:23:24-08:00

CAREGIVER & FAMILIES WORKING GROUP

sherrie wilcox phd

PATTY BARRON

Director of Family Readiness,
Association of the United States Army

jill bormann

JILL BORMANN, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

Consultant,
Clinical Professor
University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing,
Beyster Institute of Nursing Research,
Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing,
Research Scientist at VA San Diego Healthcare System

jim carman vp military officers association of america

JIM CARMAN,
(Capt., USN, Ret.)

Vice President,
Council/Chapter & Member Support,
Military Officers Association of America

meg kabat caregiver support program

MEG KABAT, LCSW

Senior Director,
Atlas Research

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LAUREL RODEWALD

Director of Programs,
Elizabeth Dole Foundation

lorie van tilburg social worker

LORIE VAN TILBURG, LCSW

Founder,
Southern Caregiver Resource Center

patricia watson phd

PATRICIA WATSON, Ph.D.

Senior Education Specialist,
National Center for PTSD,
Department of Veterans Affairs

sherrie wilcox phd

SHERRIE L. WILCOX, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Shawn Moore

TRICIA WINKLOSKY,
MS ATR-BC 

Senior Director,
Clinical Health & Wellness,
Hope for the Warriors

CAREGIVER CONSULTANTS

lisa colella ceo

LISA COLELLA

Caregiver

MELISSA COMEAU

MELISSA COMEAU

Director,
Military and Veteran Caregiver Network,
American Red Cross

jason courneen massachusetts fellow

JASON COURNEEN

Caregiver,
Dole Fellow Alumnus

ariana del negro military caregiver

ARIANA DEL NEGRO

Caregiver

roxana delgado phd caregiver

ROXANA DELGADO, Ph.D.

Caregiver

Shawn Moore

BRITTANY HUNTER, BSW, MSW, LCAS-A

Military Veteran Caregiver Support,
Military Child Initiative Program Manager,
Hope for the Warriors

nelida lewis caregiver

NELIDA LEWIS

Caregiver

jennifer mackinday advisory committee

JENNIFER MACKINDAY

Caregiver,
Hidden Heroes Caregiver,
Community Program Coordinator,
Dole Fellow Alumna

Shawn Moore

SHAWN MOORE

Executive Director/Founder,
Caregivers on the Homefront

emery popoloski legal specialist

EMERY POPOLOSKI

Caregiver,
Legal Specialist & Risk Management,
OSRAM Sylvania, Inc.,
Dole Fellow Alumna

kim rabb caregiver

KIM RABB

Caregiver

melody slusher caregiver

MELODY SLUSHER

Caregiver

angela smalley caregiver

ANGELA SMALLEY

Caregiver

Shawn Moore

STEFF SMITH

Caregiver

debbie sprague caregiver author

DEBBIE SPRAGUE

Caregiver,
Author,
“A Stranger in My Bed: 8 Steps to
Taking Your Life Back from the Contagious Effects
of Your Veteran’s PTSD”

danielle vincent caregiver

DANIELLE VINCENT

Caregiver,
Portland VA Board Member

brian vines caregiver

BRIAN VINES, (Col., USA, Ret.)

Caregiver

MILITARY FAMILY EMPLOYMENT WORKING GROUP

JAMES BEAMESDERFER

Vice President, Veterans Initiatives, Prudential Financial, Inc.

DEBORAH BRADBARD, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate,
Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF),
Syracuse University

ANN CHRISTEN

Director of Events and Engagement,
Military Spouse Program,
Hiring Our Heroes

sabrina clark

BETH CONLIN

Senior Program Manager for Military Spouse Programs, Amazon

sabrina clark

SUE HOPPIN

Founder and President,
National Military Spouse Network

sabrina clark

DEREK JOHNSON

Human Capital Consultant, Strategy, and Organizational Management,
Logistics Management Insitute (LMI)

sabrina clark

KATHY ROTH-DOUQUET

CEO,
Blue Stars Families

LAURA SCHMIEGEL

Head of Military and Veteran Affairs, Booz Allen Hamilton

LAURA TORRES

Senior Manager of Workforce Development,
Blue Star Families

SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION & POSTVENTION WORKING GROUP

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

ANNABELLE O. BRYAN, MS

Director of Operations,
National Center
for Veterans Studies,
University of Utah

Dr. Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, image

CRAIG BRYAN, Psy.D., ABPP

Executive Director,
National Center for
Veteran Studies,
University of Utah

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

BONNIE CARROLL

President and Founder,
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

KELLY POSNER, Ph.D.

Founder and Director,
The Columbia Lighthouse Project

Kim Ruocco

KIM RUOCCO, MSW

Vice President,
Suicide Postvention and Prevention,
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

SHAUNA SPRINGER, Ph.D.

Senior Director,
Suicide Prevention and
Postvention Initiatives,
Tragedy Assistance
Program for Survivors

TRUSTED ADVISORS

TED C. BONAR, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

BLAKE CHAFFEE, Ph.D.

Vice President,
Integrated Healthcare Services
TriWest Healthcare Alliance

advisory committee member karen cierzan

KAREN CIERZAN

Vice President,
Clinical Operations,
Behavioral Health Clinical Operations,
Cigna Corporation

sabrina clark

SABRINA CLARK

National Director,
Office of Voluntary Service,
Department of Veterans Affairs

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LYNN CRABB

Senior Director,
National Headquarters,
Armed Forces,
American Red Cross

ERIC EVERSOLE

Vice President,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce,
President,
Hiring our Heroes Foundation,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

david folkerts headshot

DAVID FOLKERTS,
(Capt., USA, Ret.)

Chief Operating Officer,
Healing Waters Fly Fishing

david folkerts headshot

GREG FREY, MPA, PMP
(Maj., USA, Ret.)

Corporate Responsibility Director,

USAA

zaneta m gileno psycharmor institute subject matter expert and trainer

ZANETA M. GILENO, LMSW, CT

Grief and Loss Professional

nathan graeser community program administrator

NATHAN GRAESER

Community Program Administrator,
Center for Innovation and Research on
Veterans & Military Families, USC

timothy green office of strategic outreach department of labor

TIMOTHY “TIM” GREEN,
(Col., USAF, Ret.) 

Deputy Associate Administrator,
Office of Veterans Business Development,
Small Business Administration

oluwatoyin hines phd oluwatoyin olabisi consulting

OLUWATOYIN “TOYIN” HINES,
Ph.D., LPC, AMFT, NCC

National Director,
Hope Outreach
Commission on Veteran Affairs

payton iheme us public policy manager

PAYTON IHEME

Manager,
U.S. Public Policy,
Facebook

KACIE KELLY

Director,
Military Service
Initiative,
Health and
Well-being Program,
George W. Bush Institute

beth kubala institute for veterans and military families

BETH KUBALA

Senior Director,
Strategy & Performance,
Institute for Veterans and Military Families

CAPT. PAUL LEPLEY,
(USA)

Director,
Zero Day Supportive Services

gregory leskin advisory committee member

GREGORY LESKIN, Ph.D.

Program Director, Military and
Veteran Families Program,
University of California Los Angeles,
Duke University’s National Center
for Child Traumatic Stress

ryan manion headshot

RYAN MANION

President,
Travis Manion Foundation

BETSY McBRIDE, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Operations,
MFLC Health Net Federal Services

kari mcdonough vets community connections

KARI MCDONOUGH

Co-Founder
Vets Community Connections

keith meador professor of psychiatry and health policy

KEITH G. MEADOR, M.D., ThM, MPH

Director,
Center for Biomedical
Ethics and Society,
Vanderbilt University

annabel prins phd clinical psychologist

BETH E. MORGAN, MA

Director of Higher Education Transition and Partnerships,
The Center for Veteran Transition and Integration,
Columbia University

jason nieuwsma clinical psychologist

JASON NIEUWSMA, Ph.D.

Associate Director,
VA Mental Health & Chaplaincy

SONYA NORMAN, Ph.D.

Director,
PTSD Consultation Program
National Center for PTSD,
Department of Veterans Affairs

sam pressler headshot

SAM PRESSLER

Executive Director,
Armed Services
Arts Partnership

annabel prins phd clinical psychologist

ANNABEL PRINS, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology,
San Jose State University Faculty Fellow,
Veterans Resource Center,
San Jose State University

DAVID RABB, LCSW,
(Col., USA, Ret.)

Veteran Advocate,
Retired Social Worker

cheryl j rawls thumbnail photo

CHERYL J. RAWLS, MPA

Director,
Office of Transition and
Economic Development,
Veterans Benefits Administration

julia ray

JULIA RAY

Program Director,
Disabled Sports USA

DAVID RIGGS, Ph.D., MSHP, FAPA

Executive Director,
Center for Deployment Psychology

ADAM ROCKE,
(Col., USA, Ret.)

Senior Director,
Hiring Our Heroes,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

WENDI SAFSTROM SHRM FOUNDATION

WENDI SAFSTROM

Executive Director,
Society for Human Resource Management Foundation

STEVEN SAYERS, Ph.D.

Director,
Coaching into Care,
Department of Veterans Affairs

STEPHEN SCROGGS, Ph.D.

Vice President,
Government Affairs & Business Development,
ValueOptions Federal Services,
Beacon Health Options

david smith army chaplaincy

DAVID SMITH,
(Col., USA, Ret.)

Coordinator,
Soul Care Initiative

HOWARD & JEAN SOMERS

Founders,
Operation Engage America

JO SORNBORGER, Psy.D.

Director,
Operation Mend Psychological Health Programs,
University of California Los Angeles

jerome tennille

JEROME TENNILLE, CVA

Manager of Volunteerism,
Marriott International

rick yount headshot

RICK YOUNT, LSW

Executive Director & Founder,
Warrior Canine Connection