BIAWA has a dedicated Board from diverse backgrounds and professional fields who are all committed to the mission of our organization.

Board of Directors

Darin Harris
President, Gala, Brain Health & Wellness

Patrice Roney
Immediate Past President, Ad Hoc Policies Chair, Nominations, Governances, Executive
Adler Giersch, PS

Kristin Cruse
Secretary, Chair, Fund Development, Gala, Executive
Adler Giersch, PS

Mark T. Long, CPA
Treasurer, Past President, Finance, Gala, Policy, Executive
The Myers Associates

Richard Adler, JD,
Past President, Chair, Advocacy Chair, Executive Board, Gala, Nominations
Adler Giersch, PS

Angie Carlisle
Representative, BIAWA Spokane Chapter

Jason Barber, MS
Past President, Co-Chair, Finance, Gala
Harborview Medical Center

Samual Browd, MD
Seattle Children's Hospital

Martha L. Glisky, PhD
Brain Health & Wellness, Support Services, Education/Outreach
Neuropsychology/Cognitive Health


Jeanne M. Hoffman, PhD
Chair, Support Services, Education/Outreach
University of Washington School of Medicine

Wade Justice, MD
Support Services

Dana Lough

Keith McGahey, DC
Eastside Chiropractic Group

Shawn Meneely
Finance, Fund Development, Executive
UBS Financial Services

Allison Mollner
Brain Health & Wellness
Vinton Street Partners

Tina Torres
Chair, Education, Nominations, Gala
Senior Consulting Manager

Lori Weisman, MA LMHC
Chair, Brain Health & Wellness, Nominations

Richard Wohns, MD, JD, MBA

Sally Wright
Fund Development, Gala
Downtown Association