Governing Bodies

2016-2017 Foundation for Diabetes Research Governing Bodies

Executive Board

  • President: Barry Zamore
  • Grant Chair, President Elect:  Gary Meininger, MD
  • Grant Chair Elect, VP Technology: Lauren Nakachi
  • Vice President Membership:  Susan Baron
  • Vice Presidents Fundraising:  Diane Bakst & Nancy Rosenfield
  • Vice President Outreach:   Lynel Katz
  • Vice President Corporate Outreach: Brian Hendry
  • Vice President Business Operations/Digital Media:  Nurit Gans*
  • Treasurer: Darryl Novak
  • Secretary: Karen Parker*
  • Chairperson: Amy Klein*
  • Member Emeritus: Michael Davis*

Board of Trustees

  • Lucia Ammerata
  • Sheila Appel
  • David Bleich, MD
  • John Caruso
  • Sydney Davis
  • Jeffrey Dollinger
  • Jeff Feldman
  • Carrie Gelman
  • Reese Greenwald*
  • Regina Hanna
  • Heather Hopkins
  • Jeri Karpen
  • Cynthia Kirchner
  • Stephanie Meininger
  • Shelly Meister
  • Julie-Ann Miller
  • Susan Nicoll
  • Abby Oringer
  • Michael Oringer
  • Nicole Pilek
  • Marj Steinfeld
  • Lori Taylor
  • Audrey Wallock
  • Michael Wallock*
  • Kyle Weisholtz
  • Naomi Yablon
  • Alyssa Pearl-Zudkevitch

Board of Advisors

  • Martin Bearg
  • Maria Breslin
  • Kim Decker
  • Fern Gartenhaus
  • Doris Gelvan
  • Harold Goldring
  • Lisa Hendel
  • Michael Karpen
  • Ethelinda Katz
  • Jeffrey Katz
  • David Kay*
  • Howard Lerner
  • Jill Lerner
  • Josh Lisser
  • Lisa Lisser
  • Ira Meister
  • Natalie Olstein
  • Neil Pearl
  • Sandie Pearl
  • Elaine Reichel
  • Stan Reichel
  • Carol Rifkin
  • Alyce Satsky
  • Monroe Satsky
  • Cissy Sherman
  • Susan Appel-Solomon
  • Margaret Szura
  • Tanya Tabak
  • Rose Valentine
  • Steve Warbet
  • Roseanne Wexler

Grant Review Committee

  • Gary Meininger, MD – Chairman
  • Lauren Nakachi – Chair Elect
  • Diane Bakst
  • Susan Baron
  • David Leich, MD
  • Michael Davis*
  • Nurit Gans*
  • Brian Hendry
  • Shelly Meister
  • Neil Pearl
  • Elaine Reichel
  • David Rosenfield
  • Audrey Wallock
  • Michael Wallock*
  • Barry Zamore

*Past President