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Board of Directors

Kurt Mengel

President

CEO (Retired)
Kurt Mengel Landscaping

James S. Grisolia

Senior Vice President

Neurologist
Scripps Mercy Hospital

Kim Tallian, PharmD, APh, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FCSHP

Vice President, Programs

Advanced Practice Pharmacist – Neuropsychiatry
PGY2 Residency Program Director, Psychiatry
Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego
Adjunct Clinical Professor, UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Bob Scarano

Vice President, Development

CEO
Tecate Industries

Rick Burritt

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

CEO
Buritt Design

Warren Kneeshaw

Treasurer

Executive Vice President, Investor Relations
Mastercard

Briana Lichter

Assistant Treasurer

Startup CFO
Countsy 

E. Lee Rice, D.O.

Secretary

CEO and Medical Director
Life Wellness Institute

Marilyn Rutland

Past President:

Operations Administrator (Retired)
San Diego Tax & Wealth Management

David Barba, M.D.

Neurosurgeon/Clinical Professor
UCSD Department of Neurology

Ruth Covell, M.D.

Associate Dean of Medicine/Emeritus Clinical Professor (Retired)
UCSD School of Medicine, Dean’s Office

Matt DiNofia

Managing Partner
La Jolla Development Group LLC

Charles M. Dragovich

Senior Director
Market Access & Client Strategy
Xcenda

Vicente J. Iragui, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Neurologist, Professor of Neurology
UCSD Epilepsy Center

Aarti Ivanic, Ph.D.

Dean
Nicolais School of Business, Wagner College

Carlos A. Medina

Learning Services Manager
Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties



Monica Medina

Freelance Writer and Former Director of Community Development and Engagement
KPBS Public Media

 

Mark Nespeca, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist
Rady Children’s Hospital

 

Walter Taylor

Partner
Taylor & White LLP
Attorney at Law

Lee Winslett

Senior Vice President & Division Manager
Wells Fargo

Steve Zapoticzny

Senior Director Environmental, Safety, Health & Regulatory Affairs (Retired)
CPKelco