2015 DBSA Board of Directors

Executive Members

Cheryl T. Magrini, MS.Ed, MTS, Ph.D., Chair
Minister, First United Methodist Church Chicago Temple
Chicago, IL
Message from Cheryl

David Mizenko, Vice Chair
Network Administrator
Lawrenceville, NJ  

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

William Gilmer, M.D., Secretary
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL


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

Christy Beckmann, Member-at-large
Development Director
St. Louis, MO

Suzanne Bergoffen, Member-at-large
Philanthropist, Event Planner
New York, NY


LaGenia Bailey, Pharm.D., B.C.P.P., RYT-500
Senior Area Medical Specialist, Sunovion, Inc Medical Affairs
Chicago, IL  

James J. Blaha, BS/CPA, MBA
Owner, BHC/ JJB
Fort Walton Beach, FL

Jackie DeLuca
Commercial Real Estate Broker
Washington D.C.

Lucinda Jewell, Ed.M.
Writer, Philanthropist, Principal, Bon Mot, Inc.
Cambridge, MA

Michael Kuhl
System Analyst, Humana
Louisville, KY

Thomas Lane
National Director, Consumer and Recovery Services at Magellan Health Services
Urbana-Champaign, IL

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


Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A.
Owner & Mental Health Educator and Speaker, Live Breathe, LLC
Hempstead, NY
Co-President, Uniondale Foundation for Educational Excellence
Hempstead, NY

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

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

John Wade II
Author, Investor, Philanthropist, Retired CPA
New Orleans, LA