Meet the Team

Marlo Payne Thurman, Ph.D.

Marlo Payne Thurman, Ph.D.

President
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jennifer Grace

Jennifer Grace

Chief Executive Officer
Board of Directors
L. P. Kaplan, Ph.D.

L. P. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Director Emeritus
Founder
Advisory Board
Philip C. DeMio, M.D.

Philip C. DeMio, M.D.

Medical Director Emeritus
Advisory Board

Theresa K. Wrangham

Theresa K. Wrangham

Conference Moderator
Advisory Board

Stephen Shore, Ed.D.

Stephen Shore, Ed.D.

Self-Advocacy Chair
Advisory Board

Michael Beloff, CFP, ChSNC

Michael Beloff, CFP, ChSNC

Advisory Board

Robert Bernstein

Robert Bernstein

Advisory Board

Robin Brewer, Ed.D.

Robin Brewer, Ed.D.

Advisory Board

Sameer Dahar

Sameer Dahar

Advisory Board

Theodore Henderson, M.D., Ph.D.

Theodore Henderson, M.D., Ph.D.

Advisory Board

Raun K. Kaufman

Raun K. Kaufman

Advisory Board

Wenn Lawson, Ph.D.

Wenn Lawson, Ph.D.

Advisory Board

Michael McManmon, Ed.D.

Michael McManmon, Ed.D.

Advisory Board

James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D

James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Advisory Board

Gil Tippy, Psy.D.

Gil Tippy, Psy.D.

Advisory Board

John Michael Uszler, M.D

John Michael Uszler, M.D

Advisory Board

Carol Weinman, Esq., C.A.S.

Carol Weinman, Esq., C.A.S.

Advisory Board

Thierry Valat De Cordova, Esq.

Thierry Valat De Cordova, Esq.

Secretary
Chief Legal Counsel

David Kaplan

David Kaplan

Conference Video Editing Technical Director

Joleena Louis, Esq.

Joleena Louis, Esq.

Conference Platform Coordinator
(Year-long Conference)

Sam Weismann

Sam Weismann

Conference Coordinator
(2021 Conference and Gala)

Hannah B.

Hannah B.

Social Media & YouTube Manager

Alison Birks, M.S., AHG, CNS

Alison Birks, M.S., AHG, CNS

Board of Directors

Susan Cable, M.S., 6th year admin.

Susan Cable, M.S., 6th year admin.

Board of Directors

Arleen Getlein

Arleen Getlein

Board of Directors

William Bren Payne, M.Ed.

William Bren Payne, M.Ed.

Board of Directors

L. Kristin Shadow, M.D.

L. Kristin Shadow, M.D.

Board of Directors

Amy Norton

Amy Norton

Volunteer

Megan Elliott

Megan Elliott

Volunteer

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