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Our Board

Kelli Williams Gary, Ph.D.

President; member since 2014; lives in Richmond. Works as Professor in VCU’s School of Rehabilitation Counseling; professional and a person with lived experience of brain injury.

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Dana Larson

Vice-President. Member since 2015; lives in Chesterfield. Works as an Occupational Therapist at Tree of Life; professional.

 

Yael Israel

Secretary. Member since 2018; lives in Northern Virginia. Works as a clinical social worker in private practice at Hands On Your Health; professional.

Bryan Meadows

Treasurer. Member since 2016; lives in Fredericksburg. Works as an attorney with Marks and Harrison; family member.

Meg Kelly

At-large member since 2018. Lives in Glen Allen. Works as a Solutions Architect at Bank of America; family member.

Scott Bucci

At-large member since 2016; lives in Richmond. Works as an attorney at BreitCantor; professional.

Debbie Leger-Ybarra

At-large member since 2018; lives in Virginia Beach. Works in the electronic security industry; family member.

Dr. Charles Dillard

At-large member since 2017; lives in Norfolk. Pediatric Physiatrist at the Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters; professional.

Derek O'Neal

At-large member since 2015; lives in Alexandria. Retired military and professional voice actor; person with lived experience of brain injury.

 

Dan Raper

At-large member since 2019; lives in Glen Allen. Works as Vice-President Data Science and Risk, Capital One; professional.

Mary Tognarelli

At-large member since 2015; lives in Richmond. Works as Vice-President of Outpatient and Ancillary Services at Children’s Hospital; professional.

Alex Watson

At-large member since 2020; lives in Virginia Beach. Works as Veteran Advocate in the Supported Services for Veteran’s Families Program; professional.

Trish Smith

At-large member since 2020; lives in Richmond. Works as sexual and domestic violence counselor at Safe Harbor; professional and a person with lived experience of brain injury.