Board of Directors

(Pictured left to right: Lanita A. Ward-Jones, Vice Chair, Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R, Chair, Matthew Cohen, Treasurer and James T. Evans, PhD, Secretary)

Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R, Chair
Private Practice Psychotherapist

Lanita A. Ward-Jones, Vice Chair
Manager Administration
The Beacon Theater

Matthew Cohen, Treasurer
Vice President
Signature Bank

James T. Evans, JD, PhD, Secretary
Director, Dispute Resolution
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Blane Charles
Design Consultant
Founder/President, Blane Charles Design

Will Craig
Executive Vice President
Handel Group

Carl Gaines
Senior Communications Manager
Capital One Bank

Bethany Jankunis, JD, MSW
Chief of Staff
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Geremy Kawaller
Director
BlackRock

Daniel McGee
Managing Director
National Lawyers Guild Foundation

Lisa Ayn Padilla, JD, LL.M.
We Cann Heal, LLC

William Pagano, MD, MPH
Retired Internal and Preventive Medicine Physician

Shane S. Spicer, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University

June Stafford, RN
Registered Nurse
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center