Leadership

Leadership

Our commitment to help all people achieve emotional wellbeing is possible. With your continued support and generosity, MHA-NYC can make it a reality.
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MHA-NYC Officers
and Directors

Jennifer Ashley, PhD
Chair

Michael Nissan, Esq.
Vice-Chairman

Joseph F. Peyronnin, III
Vice-Chairman

Lynn D. Sherman
Treasurer

Robert P. Borsody, Esq.
Secretary

Directors

Christopher Balestra
Philip Binaso
Lawrence Calcano
Robert M. Chang
Scott Cutler
Kevin J. Danehy
Cynthia Eckes
Seth Feuerstein, MD, JD
Charles P. Fitzgerald
Monica Fraczek, CPA
Diana A. Gaines
Tom Laidlaw
Kenneth Maiese, MD
Steven L. Marcus, CPA
Alaina Melichar
Meyer Mintz,
CPA, JD, LL.M.
Robert S. Nash, Esq.
Tuhina De O’Connor
Corbett A. Price
John D. Robinson
Bruce J. Schwartz, MD
Cynthia Zirinsky

Board Advisory Council

Frank Branchini
Wayne Burton, MD
Richard (Ric) Clark
Bob Woodruff
Lee Woodruff

Professional Advisory
Committee

Bruce J. Schwartz, MD
Chair

Amy Dorin, LCSW
Vice-Chair

Mary Badaracco, MD
Jeffrey Borenstein, MD
Carmen Collado, LCSW-R
Ernesto Ferran, Jr., MD
Rosa M. Gil, DSW
Mary Hanrahan, LCSW
Lorraine Henricks, MD
John Kastan, PhD
Harold Koplewicz, MD
Jed Levine
Virna Little, PsyD,
LCSW-R, SAP
David Lowenthal, MD
Scot McAfee, MD
Grant Mitchell, MD
Karen Nelson, MD
Kristen Dams-O’Connor,
PhD
Jorge Petit, MD
Maryann Popiel, MD
Martha Sullivan, DSW
Boris Vilgorin, MBA
Joyce Wale, LCSW

Emeritus Directors

Robert Devine
Tova Friedler Usdan, PhD
Hon. George L. Jurow
Irving Ladimer, S.J.D.
Harriet Parness, RN

Minds Ahead
Committee

Jordan Lichay
Chair

Taylor Clark
Co-Chair

Kevin Davenport
Alyssa Hennessy
Will Herling
Christina Lazarus
Cassi Lewski
Jamie Lichay
Chloe Liscio
Sarah Massey
Matt Novich
Claire Ogdon
Alex Portin
Zac Price
Alyson Salonger
Eric Sears
Nick Sengotta
Rachel Shoenau
David Soltis
Robert Stufano
Christina Tadin
Kylie VanBuren
DJ Wilkerson
Christina Lazarus

Executive Team

Kimberly Williams, MSSW
President & CEO

Kristen Merkle Cutforth, JD
Chief Operating Officer

John Draper, PhD
Executive Vice President, National Networks

Anitha Iyer, PhD
Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President, Crisis and Behavioral Health Technologies

David Koosis
Chief Information Officer

Alan Meltzer, CPA, MBA
Director of Finance

Josephine Parr, MPA
Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Kathryn Salisbury, PhD
Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Jane Gutshall-Walsh, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources