Advisory Committees2019-09-27T07:50:06-07:00

HEALTHCARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

BETSY McBRIDE, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Operations,
MFLC Health Net Federal Services

BLAKE CHAFFEE, Ph.D.

Vice President,
Integrated Healthcare Services
TriWest Healthcare Alliance

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

Veteran Advocate,
Retired Social Worker

DAVID RIGGS, Ph.D., MSHP, FAPA

Executive Director,
Center for Deployment Psychology

blenda wrenn psycharmor institute board of directors

GLENDA WRENN, M.D., MSHP, FAPA

Director,
Kennedy Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity,
Morehouse School of Medicine

HEATHER KELLY, Ph.D.

Director of Military & Veterans Health Policy,
American Psychological Association

HOWARD & JEAN SOMERS

Founders,
Operation Engage America

jennifer roseman advisory committee

JENNIFER CHRISTMAN

Chief & EVP,
Military Programs VetAdvisor,
Three Wire Systems President,
NARMH

JO SORNBORGER, Psy.D.

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

joyce raezer national military family association

JOYCE RAEZER

Executive Director,
National Military
Family Association

KACIE KELLY

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

advisory committee member karen cierzan

KAREN CIERZAN

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

SONYA NORMAN, Ph.D.

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

STEPHEN SCROGGS, Ph.D.

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

STEVEN SAYERS, Ph.D.

Director,
Coaching into Care,
Department of Veterans Affairs

TED C. BONAR, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

EMPLOYER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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

Managing Director,
NS2 Serves

carol eggert psycharmor institute baord of directors

CAROL EGGERT, Ph.D.,
(Brig. Gen., USA, Ret.)

Senior Vice President,
Military & Veteran Affairs,
Comcast NBCUniversal

ERIC EVERSOLE

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

even guzman

EVAN GUZMAN

Creator,
Recruiters 4 Veterans,
LinkedIn

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JUSTIN CONSTANTINE,
(Lt. Col., USMC, Ret.)

Chief Business Development Officer,
JobPath

lissa thomson board of directors

LISSA THOMSON

Senior Vice President,
Chief Consultant,
Lockton Companies

MICHAEL WOLFE

Founder & Chairman,
Vets Bridge to Employment

patrick j murphy psycharmor institute board of directors

THE HONORABLE
PATRICK J. MURPHY

Former Under Secretary of the
Army,
Former Congressman

WENDI SAFSTROM SHRM FOUNDATION

WENDI SAFSTROM

Executive Director,
Society for Human Resource Management Foundation

VOLUNTEER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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

Chief Operating Officer,
Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Glenn Banton from OSD

GLENN D. BANTON, SR.

CEO/Executive Director,
Veteran Support Ecosystem

jerome tennille

JEROME TENNILLE, CVA

Manager of Volunteerism,
Marriott International

julia ray

JULIA RAY

Program Director,
Disabled Sports USA

lynn crabb headshot

LYNN CRABB

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

Margaret Harrell

MARGARET HARRELL, Ph.D.

Director of Programs & Partnerships,
Bob Woodruff Foundation

melissa heinlein headshot

MELISSA HEINLEIN, Ph.D.

Chief,
Volunteer Services,
Philadelphia VA Medical Center

rick yount headshot

RICK YOUNT, LSW

Executive Director & Founder,
Warrior Canine Connection

ryan manion headshot

RYAN MANION

President,
Travis Manion Foundation

sabrina clark

SABRINA CLARK

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

sam pressler headshot

SAM PRESSLER

Executive Director,
Armed Services
Arts Partnership

zaneta m gileno psycharmor institute subject matter expert and trainer

ZANETA M. GILENO, LMSW, CT

Grief and Loss Professional

CAREGIVER & FAMILIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

elsa o'loughlin

ELSA O’LOUGHLIN

Donor Development Coordinator,
Semper Fi Fund & America’s Fund

jill bormann

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

Associate Nurse,
Executive/Research,
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

justin schmitt corporate responsibility

JUSTIN SCHMITT

Associate Vice President,
Corporate Responsibility,
USAA

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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

meg kabat caregiver support program

MEG KABAT, LCSW

Senior Director,
Atlas Research

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

sherrie wilcox phd

PATTY BARRON

Director of Family Readiness,
Association of the United States Army

TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS & FAMILIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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CHERYL J. RAWLS, MPA

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

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DANIEL PITASKY

Executive Director,
Schultz Family Foundation

JARED LYON

President and CEO,
Student Veterans of America

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SGT. MAJ. KARL SIMBURGER, (USMC)

Sergeant Major of
Wounded Warrior Regiment

nicole gardner vp ibm global services

NICOLE GARDNER

Vice President,
Global Services,
IBM

payton iheme us public policy manager

PAYTON IHEME

Manager,
U.S. Public Policy,
Facebook

timothy green office of strategic outreach department of labor

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

Director,
Office of Strategic
Outreach
Department of Labor

COMMUNITIES SERVING VETERANS

cheryl burnett national association of counties

CHERYL BURNETT

National Association of Counties

chris ford national association of veteran-serving organizations

CHRIS FORD 

President and CEO
Stop Soldier Suicide

elisha harig-blaine national league of cities

ELISH HARIG-BLAINE

National
League of Cities

kari mcdonough vets community connections

KARI MCDONOUGH

Co-Founder
Vets Community Connections

keith whitcomb national veterans intermediary

KEITH WHITCOMB,
(Sgt. Maj., USA, Ret.)

Deputy Director,
Operations,
National Veterans Intermediary

nancy berglass thumbnail photo

NANCY BERGLASS

President,
National Veterans Intermediary

robert albright collective impact forum

ROBERT ALBRIGHT

Collective Impact Forum

HIGHER EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

meg o'grady psycharmor institute board of directors

MEG O’ GRADY

Executive Vice President, Leader of Military & Veterans Practice, Crosby Marketing

michelle kees child adolescent psychiatry

MICHELLE KEES, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor,
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,
Military Support Program & Networks,
University of Michigan

beth kubala institute for veterans and military families

BETH KUBALA

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

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

james schmeling executive vice president

JAMES SCHMELING, J.D.

Executive Vice President,
Strategic Engagement,
Student Veterans of America

K-12 EDUCATOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE

amanda hulsey program manager

AMANDA HULSEY

Program Manager,
Professional
Development and Standards,
Military Child Education Coalition

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

mary keller education coalition

MARY KELLER, Ph.D.

President & CEO,
Military Child Education Coalition

SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION & POSTVENTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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

SHAUNA SPRINGER, Ph.D.

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

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

KELLY POSNER, Ph.D.

Founder and Director,
The Columbia Lighthouse Project

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

BONNIE CARROLL

President and Founder,
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Shauna Springer, Ph.D

ANNABELLE O. BRYAN, MS

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

Kim Ruocco

KIM RUOCCO, MSW

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

FAITH LEADERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

david smith army chaplaincy

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

Coordinator,
Soul Care Initiative

jason nieuwsma clinical psychologist

JASON NIEUWSMA, Ph.D.

Associate Director,
VA Mental Health & Chaplaincy

keith meador professor of psychiatry and health policy

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

Director,
Center for Biomedical
Ethics and Society,
Vanderbilt University

laura werber senior management scientist

LAURA WERBER, Ph.D.

Senior Management Scientist,
RAND Corporation

nathan graeser community program administrator

NATHAN GRAESER

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

oluwatoyin hines phd oluwatoyin olabisi consulting

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

National Director,
Hope Outreach
Commission on Veteran Affairs

CAPT. PAUL LEPLEY,
(USA)

Director,
Zero Day Supportive Services

CAREGIVER CONSULTANTS

angela smalley caregiver

ANGELA SMALLEY

Caregiver

ariana del negro military caregiver

ARIANA DEL NEGRO

Caregiver

brian vines caregiver

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

Caregiver

danielle vincent caregiver

DANIELLE VINCENT

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”

emery popoloski legal specialist

EMERY POPOLOSKI

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

jason courneen massachusetts fellow

JASON COURNEEN

Caregiver,
Dole Fellow Alumnus

jennifer mackinday advisory committee

JENNIFER MACKINDAY

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

kim rabb caregiver

KIM RABB

Caregiver

lisa colella ceo

LISA COLELLA

Caregiver

MELISSA COMEAU

MELISSA COMEAU

Caregiver,
Online Community/
IT Systems Director,
Military
Veteran Caregiver Network

melody slusher caregiver

MELODY SLUSHER

Caregiver

nelida lewis caregiver

NELIDA LEWIS

Caregiver

roxana delgado phd caregiver

ROXANA DELGADO, Ph.D.

Caregiver

Shawn Moore

SHAWN MOORE

Caregiver,
Dole Fellow Alumna

Shawn Moore

TRICIA WINKLOSKY,
MS ATR-BC 

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