2016 DBSA Board of Directors

Executive Members

William Gilmer, M.D., Chair
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Michael Kuhl, Vice Chair
System Analyst, Humana
Louisville, KY

Suzanne Bergoffen, Secretary
Philanthropist, Event Planner
New York, NY

Christy B. Beckmann, Treasurer
Development and Marketing Consultant
St. Louis, MO 

Gary Sachs, M.D., SAB Co-chair
Psychiatrist, Founding Director, MGH Bipolar Clinic and Research
Lincoln, MA

 

Gregory Simon, M.D., M.P.H., SAB Co-chair
Senior Investigator, Psychiatry, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA 

LaGenia Bailey, Pharm.D., B.C.P.P., RYT-500, Member-at-large
Director, MSL at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Chicago, IL

Catherine Fields, J.D., Member-at-large
Consultant
Grayslake, IL

Jerry Pavlon-Blum, Ed.M., M.A., Member-at-large
Director, School Administration/Special Education
New York, NY

Directors

Thomas Lane
National Director, Consumer and Recovery Services, Magellan Health Service Public Sector
Urbana, IL 

Gregory E. Ostfeld
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP 
Chicago, IL

Roger McIntyre, MD FRCPC
Head of Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology Unit
University Health Network
Toronto, Canada

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M., M.A.
Mental Health Advocate, Live Breathe, LLC
Hempstead, NY

Robert C. Schwartz, Jr.
VP Marketing, Comcast Spectacor
Cinnaminson, NJ

John S. Tamerin, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College
Greenwich, CT