Board of Directors





Debbie Yobs - President
Morris Plains, New Jersey



Brian Appleby, M.D. - Medical Director
Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Cleveland, Ohio



Mayra Lichter, Esq. - Co-Founder & Chairman
Miami, Florida





Stuart Yaffa - Treasurer

Mount Laurel, New Jersey





Charles Cash - Secretary

Bethesda, Maryland




Trevor Baierl
Playa del Rey, California




Amanda Baxley Kalinsky, RN, BSN

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina




Hatte Blejer

Alexandria, Virginia



Pamela Fear
Stillwater, Minnesota




Corby W. Foster
Scottsdale, Arizona


Bob Kassai, BS, CFSP
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Co-Chairman, Funeral Directors and Embalmer's Education Project

Woodland Park, New Jersey


Marie Kassai, RN
Infection Control Nurse
Co-Chairman, 
Funeral Directors and Embalmer's Education Project
Woodland Park, New Jersey




Janine Kock
Westside, Iowa




Jay Levy
Elmwood Park, New Jersey




Patricia McGill

Cincinnati, Ohio



Molly Nocerino
Chicago, Illinois



Veronica Oberdorf, RN
Mechanicsville, Virginia



Deana Simpson, RN
Founder and Director, CJD Insight
Macomb, Michigan




Maria Thacker-Goethe
Atlanta, Georgia



Michael Vitanza
Fairfield, Connecticut




Jeffrey Yaffa

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Florence Kranitz - President Emeritus
Cele Sardo - Co-Founder (deceased)