Board of Directors

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Dr. Lynn Bahr

Dr. Lynn Bahr is a veterinarian and founder of Dezi & Roo Animal Toy Company.

Lucy-Fare Jones

Lucy is the founder of Register Ventures a branding agency that helps ambitious companies sec.

Dr. Diana Hawkins Manuelian

Dr. Hawkins Manuelian is a consultant and entrepreneur in the area of education and gaming.

Michele Raffin

Michele Raffin is CEO of Pandemonium Aviaries. She graduated from Stanford Business School and has both for-profit an non-profit experience.

Fran Scher

Fran Scher is the past President of the Chemical Corporation of America and is a college-level educator.

Dr. Alex Shubat

Dr. Alex Shubat has more than 25 years of experience in design, management and executive roles at tech companies.

Edward and Pamela Taft

Edward and Pamela Taft are active philanthropists, as well as lovers of New Guinea art.

Nick Raffin

Nick Raffin is a financial planner, Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Senior Portfolio Advisor at Merrill Lynch in Manhattan, New York.


Nancy Trent is the founder and president of Trent & Company, the leading wellness-focused PR firm in the country.