Board Members

Board of Directors

Michelle C. LaPlaca, PhD, Chair
Executive Board
Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Atlanta, GA

Bamidele Oyebamiji Adeyemo, MD, Vice-Chair
Executive Board
Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center
Atlanta, GA

Katy H. O’Brien, PhD, CCC-SLP, Secretary
Executive Board
University of Georgia
Communication Sciences and Special Education
Athens, GA

David Malutinok, Treasurer
Executive Board
HOPE worldwide; Caregiver
Atlanta, GA

Kelly Campbell, MEd
SGSC Chair
Cobb Co. Support Group Leader

David A. Dodson, CFP
JP Morgan Private Bank
Atlanta, GA

Russell Gore, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Bruce A. Hagen, PC
Hagen Law Firm
Decatur, GA

Gwen McKee, past Chair
Executive Board
Jolly Foundation & Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Beth Ann Miller, LMSW, CBIST,
Camp BIAG Co-Chair and Board Liaison

Walton Options
Augusta, GA

Teresa Partain, BS
Nobel WMS
Atlanta, GA

Steven Patterson, EdD, LAT, ATC,
Camp BIAG Co-Chair and Board Liaison

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Advisory Board

David A. Dodson, CFP, Co-Chair
JP Morgan Private Bank
Atlanta, GA

Gwen McKee, Co-Chair
Jolly Foundation & Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Dick Caillouet
Baxter International, Ret.
Atlanta, GA

Helen Gelly, MD, CEO
HyperbaRXS
Atlanta, GA

Kaveh Khajavi, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Ruthann P. Lacey, PC
Elder Law Attorney
Atlanta, GA

Lance Lourie, PC
Lourie, Watkins, Change & Roll
Atlanta, GA

Shean Phelps, MD
Augusta, GA

Cory Phillips, Partner
Forge Consulting
Atlanta, GA

Murray Saylor, PC
The Saylor Law Firm LLP.
Atlanta, GA

Mary Jo Spence
Atlanta Fine Homes
Alpharetta, GA

Representative Kevin Tanner
Georgia House of Representatives
Dawsonville, GA

David Wright, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA