Board of Directors



Members Emeriti

Science Advisory Board

Colonel (Ret) Stephen J. Cozza, M.D. – Co-Chair

Professor, Department of Psychiatry USUHS; Associate Director Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress; Uniformed Services University School of Medicine

Richard M. Lerner, Ph.D. –

MCEC Board Member; Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science; Director, Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University

Lieutenant Colonel Eric M. Flake, M.D., FAAP - Officer

US Air Force; Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University; Chief of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center

Ronald S. Palomares-Fernandez, Ph.D. - Officer

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology & Philosophy, Texas Woman's University

Colonel Rebecca I. Porter, Ph.D., ABPP - Officer

US Army; Commander, Public Health Command Europe

Paula K. Rauch, M.D. - Officer

Director, Marjorie E. Korff Parenting At a Challenging Time Program; Chief, Child Psychiatry Consultation Service to Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital; MGH Home Base Program

Colonel Jeffrey S. Bergmann, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

US Army; US Army War College Fellow at MIT and Lincoln Lab

Sarah L. Friedman, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Department of Psychology, The George Washington University

Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine - Hear from Dr. Ginsburg

Leanne Knobloch, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Graduate Study, Department of Communication, University of Illinois

Colonel Keith M. Lemmon, M.D., FAAP

US Army; Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center

Jacqueline V. Lerner, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, Lynch School of Education, Boston College

Gregory Leskin, Ph.D.

Director, Military and Veteran Families Program, UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Los Angeles, CA - Hear from Dr. Leskin

Ann Masten, Ph.D.

Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Child Psychology and the Director of Project Competence, University of Minnesota

Michael D. Matthews, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering Psychology, U.S. Military Academy Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership

Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D. ABPP

Professor, University of Minnesota

Patrick H. Tolan Ph.D.

Director, Youth-Nex | The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development and Professor, Curry School of Education and Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia

National Advisory Committee

Charlene Austin

The Honorable Valerie Baldwin

Patricia “Tosh” Barron

The Honorable Carolyn H. Becraft

Douglas Belair

General (Ret) and Mrs. B.B. Bell (Katie)

Dr. Jill Biden

Major General (Ret) Charles Bolden, Jr.

Dona Bushong

The Honorable John Carter and Mrs. Carter (Erika)

Ed Casey

General (Ret) and Mrs. George Casey (Sheila)

General (Ret) and Mrs. Peter Chiarelli (Beth)

Lieutenant General (Ret) and Mrs. Kurt Cichowski (Laura)

Michael Cohen

Dr. Dan Domenech

Admiral (Ret) and Mrs. Walter Doran (Ginny)

Lea Ann Edwards

General (Ret) and Mrs. Larry R. Ellis (Jean)

Lieutenant General (Ret) and Mrs. Phil Ford (Kris)

General (Ret) Tommy R. Franks

Vice Admiral (Ret) William French (Monika)

Command Sergeant Major (Ret) and Mrs. William J. Gainey (Cindy)

The Honorable Pete Geren

Roy Gibson

The Honorable Robert L. Gordon III

General (Ret) Gus L. Hargett

Lieutenant General (Ret) Charles R. Heflebower

David G. Henry, J.D.

Rear Admiral (Ret) and Mrs. Leendert Hering (Sharon)

General (Ret) James T. Hill and Dr. Toni Hill

Lieutenant General (Ret) and Mrs. William Ingram (Lil)

Major General (Ret) and Mrs. Robert Ivany (Marianne)

Holly Jones

Gary Knell

Luke Knittig

General (Ret) and Mrs. Leon J. LaPorte (Judy)

General (Ret) and Mrs. David McKiernan (Carmen)

General (Ret) and Mrs. Craig McKinley (Cheryl)

Drayton McLane, Jr.

General (Ret) and Mrs. Duncan McNabb (Linda)

Lieutenant General (Ret) and Mrs. Thomas Metz (Pam)

Major General (Ret) and Mrs. Paul Mock (Karen)

Dr. Robert Muller

General (Ret) and Mrs. Richard Myers (Mary Jo)

The Honorable James Peake and Mrs. Peake (Janice)

The Honorable Danny Pummill

General (Ret) Dennis J. Reimer

Reginald Robinson

Matthew Rogers

Gilbert Sanborn

Dr. Stefanie Sanford

General (Ret) and Mrs. Norton Schwartz (Suzie)

General (Ret) and Mrs. Henry H. Shelton (Carolyn)

James H. Shelton III

Lieutenant General (Ret) Stephen M. Speakes

Lieutenant General (Ret) George J. Trautman III

Dr. P. Uri Treisman

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Utley (Ann)