ASPIRE Board

Gabriella True
Gabriella True

President

Michael McCartney
Michael McCartney

Vice-President

Jessica Gowen
Jessica Gowen

Vice President & Secretary

Lisa Hardy
Lisa Hardy

Advisor to the Board

Susan Swedo, MD
Susan Swedo, MD

Provider Outreach Chair, Professional Advisory Board

Gregory Panagos
Gregory Panagos

Finance Committee Chair

Christine Kapetanakis
Christine Kapetanakis

Public Relations Chair

ASPIRE is delighted to announce that the following key volunteers are joining ASPIRE as Committee Members to lend their expertise, time, and energy to achieving the goals outlined in our strategic plan.

  • Wendy Nawara, LCSW – Public Policy
  • Alissa Johnson – Public Policy
  • Caoimhe Dardis (IL) – Research & Study Review
  • Christine Amabile, LCSW – School Outreach & Provider Outreach
  • Christine Case – Family Support
  • Denise Nagy – Public Relations
  • Fern Zagor, LCSW, ACSW – Provider Outreach & Finance/Governance
  • Gabriella Bout Denning (GA)- Research & Study Review
  • Jaime Tan (NJ)- Family Support
  • Kathy Rubel (PA) – Content/Communications
  • Katie Zigmond (CT) – Family Support
  • Kim Cruz, MD – Provider Outreach
  • Kim Turgeon (MA) –  School Outreach
  • Lisa Killion (NY) – School Outreach
  • Lisa Swint – Public Policy
  • Lisa Williams (CT) – Development & Family Support
  • Liz Reinke – Family Support
  • Martha Shoultz – Finance/Governance
  • Mary Hernandez – Public Relations
  • Mike McCartney (IL) – Development/Communications
  • Norina Vigaent – Public Relations
  • Sherine Gilmour – Content
  • Tricia Ehrlich – Content/Communications

ASPIRE Founding Board Members

Wendy Nawara, MSW
Wendy Nawara, MSW

Past President, Founding Board Member

Gabriella True
Gabriella True

President

Jessica Gowen
Jessica Gowen

Vice President & Secretary

Lisa Hardy
Lisa Hardy

Advisor to the Board

JC Konecny
JC Konecny

Founding Board Member

Lucy Fry
Lucy Fry

Communications Chair

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