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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

Chair - Professional Advisory Board

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

Bob Scarano

Licensed and Certified Genetic Counselor

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

DuMonde Ventures, Inc. 

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, Inc.

David Barba, M.D.

Neurosurgeon/ Clinical Professor

UCSD Department of Neurology

Ruth Covell, M.D.

Associate Dean of Medicine/ Emeritus Clinical Professor

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

PhD | Associate Professor of Marketing | MBA

Programs Academic Director
University of San Diego School of Business

Carlos A. Medina

Learning Services Manager

Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Monica Medina

Freelance Writer and Former Director

Community Development & Engagement
KPBS Public Media

Mark Nespeca, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist

Rady Children’s Hospital

Walter Taylor

Attorney at Law

University of California San Diego
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Lee Winslett

Senior Vice President & Division Manager

Naval Medical Center San Diego



Steve Zapoticzny

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

CPKelco