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OUR TEAM


Board of Directors and Officers

   
 Ned Holstein  

Ned Holstein, MD, MS, Massachusetts, Founder and Chairman of the Board

  • Nationally recognized expert on the effects of the environment on human health
  • Founded Fathers and Families in 1998 to reform the family courts
  • Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
 
 ebarton  

Elizabeth J. Barton, AM, PhD, New York

  • Former Associate Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Irvine
  • California Institute of Technology, Harvard University
 
 David Brasington  

David Brasington, Massachusetts, Secretary of the Board

  • Principal, Glickman Kovago& Company, a full-service commercial real estate company
  • University of Massachusetts
 
Philip Dyk  

Philip Dyk, Connecticut

  • Partner, Alinda Capital Partners
  • Claremont McKenna College
 
 Ronald Lee Fleming  

Ronald Lee Fleming, MA, FAICP, Massachusetts

  • Principal, Townscape Institute, a public interest planning organization.
  • An initiator of the national "Main Street" movement
  • Pomona College, Harvard University
 
 Robert A. Franklin  

Robert A. Franklin, JD, Texas, Journalist for National Parenst Organization

  • National Parents Organization's 'featured columnist'
  • Formerly Executive Editor, Houston Law Review
  • University of Houston
 
 Donald C. Hubin  

Donald C. Hubin, PhD, Ohio

  • Director, Center for Ethics and Human Values, The Ohio State University
  • University of California, Davis, University of Arizona
 
 Samuel D. Perry  

Samuel D. Perry, MBA, Massachusetts

  • Vice President, Eaton Vance Private Investment Counsel
  • Harvard College, Boston University
 
 Bruce Rogers  

Bruce Rogers, Massachusetts

  • Founder and President, Virtual, Inc., managing operations for global industry associations
  • Colby College, Boston University
 

Management

 
 Ned Holstein  

Ned Holstein, MD, MS, Massachusetts, Founder and and Acting Executive Director

  • Nationally recognized expert on the effects of the environment on human health
  • Founded Fathers and Families in 1998 to reform the family courts
  • Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
 
   

Steven Sweely, Ohio, Project Manager

  • Manages National Parents Organization's files, database, and general office
  • Twenty years' experience in nonprofit administration
 

Consultants

 
 Robert A. Franklin  

Robert A. Franklin, JD, Texas, Journalist for National Parents Organization

  • National Parents Organization's 'featured columnist'
  • Formerly Executive Editor, Houston Law Review
  • University of Houston
 
 Elaine M. Renzi  

Elaine M. Renzi, CPA, Massachusetts

  • Founder and Managing Member, Pavento, Ratcliffe, Renzi & Co., LLC
  • University of Massachusetts, Bryant College
 
 Jason Widmann  

Jason M. Widmann, California

  • Information architect and copywriter
  • University of California
 

Key National Volunteers

 
   

Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D., New York, Parental Alienation Expert

  • Director of Research, Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection, New York Foundling
  • Teachers College of Columbia University
 
 Tim Gelling  

Timothy Gelling, Connecticut, Graphic Designer

  • Senior User Experience Designer, Bloomberg Law
  • Pratt Institute
 
 Janet Graham  

Janet K. Graham, Oregon, Military Parent Advocate

  • Member of the United States Army, Fort Campbell
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
 
 Paul Mickens  

Yeawon Kang, JD, Massachusetts, Legal Researcher

  • Legal Researcher, National Parents Organization
  • Suffolk University Law School, Ewha Womans University
 
 Paul Mickens  

Paul Mickens, Massachusetts, Salesforce Director

  • Sales Operations/CRM Administrator, Kewill
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
 
 Ralph Scott  

Ralph Scott, California, Associate Editor

  • Executive Producer, TNP, LP
  • Cornell University 
 

Volunteer Chairs, Affiliated States Executive Committees

 
 Matt Adams  

Matthew C. Adams, Georgia

  • Principal, FM2
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
 
 Alan Cooke  

Alan Cooke, CFA, Massachusetts

  • Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel, Attivio
  • University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Sloan School of Management
 
 David Daniels  

David A. Daniels, Utah   

  • Owner and President, The Safety Consortium 
  • Saddleback College
 
 Matt Hale  

Michelle Glogovac, California

  • Business Development and Sales, World Fuel Services
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Abraham Lincoln University
 
 Janet Graham  

Janet K. Graham, Oregon

  • Member of the United States Army, Fort Campbell
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
 
 Matt Hale  

Matt Hale, Kentucky

  • Architectural Sales, Spohn Associates
  • Bradley University, University of Louisville
 
 Donald C. Hubin  

Donald C. Hubin, PhD, Ohio

  • Director, Center for Ethics and Human Values, The Ohio State University
  • University of California, Davis, University of Arizona
 
 Brandon Jones  

Brandon Jones, Washington

  • Readjustment Counseling Outreach Coordinator, Tacoma Vet Center at Department of Veterans Affairs
  • US Army Academy of Health Sciences
 
 Benjamin Kain  

Benjamin Kain, Wisconsin

  • President, Kain's Copy LLC
  • University of Wisconsin
 
 Deanna Marchand  

Deanna Marchand, CFP, MBA, Massachusetts

  • Financial Associate, Canby Financial Advisors
  • Bryant University, McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley College
 
 Troy Matson  

Troy D. Matson, JD, Florida

  • Employment and education consultant
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Hamline University
 
 Christian R. Paasch  

Christian R. Paasch, MBA, Virginia

  • Over 16 years' experience in Active Duty military and Federal Government service
  • Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University, United States Air Force Academy
 
 Christian R. Paasch  

Linda Reutzel, Missouri

  • Owner/CFO FGR Mechanical, Inc.
  • Southeast Missouri State University
 
   

Michael Tolbert, Texas 

  • Civil Process Server, East Texas Litigation Service
  • University of Missouri- Rolla
 
Thomas Weissmuller  

Gilbert Tso, M.Eng. M.B.A, Colorado   

  • Business Development and Management Consulting, Private Practice
  • Cornell University, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
 
Thomas Weissmuller  

Thomas Weissmuller, Esq., Connecticut   

  • Principal, Weissmuller Consulting & Mediation
  • Washington University School of Law
 

Executive Directors Emeriti

 
Ned Holstein   

Ned Holstein, MD, MS
Executive Director, 1998-2006

  • Nationally recognized expert on the effects of the environment on human health
  • Founded Fathers and Families in 1998 to reform the family courts
  • Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
 
 Daniel B. Hogan  

Daniel B. Hogan, JD, PhD
Executive Director, 2006-2007

  • Management consultant and author of four books on the regulation of psychotherapists
  • Yale University, Harvard Law School and Department of Psychology
 
Glenn Sacks   

Glenn Sacks, MA
Executive Director 2009-2012

  • Leading voice for family court reform
  • University of California, Los Angeles
 
 Rita Fuerst Adams  

Rita Fuerst Adams, MBA
National Executive Director, 2012-2015

  • More than thirty years' experience in not-for-profit management, organizational development, and fundraising
  • Capital University, Ohio University
     

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