Board of Directors







Past Presidents



Event Chair

Scott Fears, MD, PhD — Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, Semel Institute, UCLA Matrix Institute on Addictions

Laura Goldberg, MBA — Chief Operating Officer at GOOD Worldwide, Legal Zoom

Hillary Cookler — Senior Vice President, Marketing and Client Relations at Oaktree Capital Management

Anne Staudhammer — Managing Director at AIG Affordable Housing

Michael Lehrer — President at Lehrer Architects LA, Chairman of Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Council, Adjunct Faculty at University of Southern California

Samantha Martinez — Kindel Gagan

Jennifer Nash-Ellenburg — Business owner/Philanthropist


Dick Browne — Retired, LA County

Stephen M. Day — Partner, Retired , CohnReznick LLP

Carl King — Psychologist

Marc Smith — Business owner / Immersive Hospitality

Roger Weiss, MD — Medical Director Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates Los Angeles



Mark CasanovaExecutive Director

Heather Edney — Development and Communications Director

Susan Partovi, MD — Medical Director

Amber Roth — Director of Programs and Operations

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