Board of Directors 2017


John Jameson
The Jameson Group

Vice President, Development
Deborah Kallick
Executive Director
Government and Industry Relations
Cedars-Sinai Health System

Vice President, Finance 
Joyce Levine, CPA
Community Advocate

Vice President, Human Resources
Nancy Kupka
Director of Human Resources
Peninsula Beverly Hills

Vice President, Programs
Azadeh Bolour Afari, MFT
Marriage/Family Therapist
Private Practice

Immediate Past President
Jeffrey C. Lapin, Esq.
Private Investor


Executive Committee Members at Large

Michael Lushing

Lushing Realty Advisors

Gail Millan, MN, RN
Education Program Coordinator 
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Glenn E. Solomon, Esq.
Health Care Attorney / Partner
Hooper, Lundy and Bookman, PC


Rabbi Jonathan Aaron
Senior Rabbi and Director of Education
Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Pamela Bennett
Managing Director
First Republic Investment Management

Carolyn Carlson, MFT
Marriage/Family Therapist
Private Practice

DeeDee DeMan
Chairman and CEO
Bench International

Monica Berkett Dragoon, MFT
Marriage/Family Therapist
Private Practice

Asher Gottesman
Transcend Recovery Community

Monica Kelson, PhD
Clinical Psychologist 

Hon. Myra Lurie
Attorney at Law

Daniel A. Platt
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Sarah Kate McGowan, PhD
Clinical Psychologist 

Abdi Rais
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

Kelly O. Scott, Esq.
Ervin Cohen and Jessup, LLP

Myrna R. Zimmerman
Community Advocate

Ex-Officio Members

Gregory Barton
Deputy Fire Chief
Beverly Hills Fire Department

Mark Rosen
Beverly Hills Police Department



Marcy Kaplan, MSW, LCSW
The Maple Counseling Center