Founders

  • Robert J. Broadwell, N.D.
  • John Benedict Lust Jr.
  • Jared Zeff, ND, VNMI
  • Letitia Dick-Kronenberg, ND, VNMI
  • Harry Swope, ND, VNMI
  • Thomas Kruzel, ND, VNMI
  • Aviva Wertkin, ND, VNMI
  • James S Sensenig. N.D., VNMI (1948-2019), In Memorium
  • Robert D. Timberlake, In Memorium

Board of Directors

  • Rick Kirschner, ND, VNMI, President
  • Harry F. Swope III, ND, DHANP, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Eli Camp, ND, DHANP, Member
  • Jared Zeff, ND, VNMI
  • Letitia Dick-Kronenberg, ND, VNMI
  • Aviva Wertkin, ND, VNMI

Advisory Council

  • John Benedict Lust, Jr., Honorary Chair
  • Jared L. Zeff, ND, VNMI
  • Letitia M. Dick-Kronenberg, ND, VNMI
  • Thomas A. Kruzel, ND, VNMI
  • Aviva D. Wertkin, ND, VNMI
  • Eli Camp, ND, VNMI
  • Michael Schanz, B.Sc., MBA
  • Katy Firisin, ND

Executive Team

  • Eli Camp, ND, VNMI
  • Lorraine Young, ND, VNMI
  • Judith Thompson, ND
  • Lisa Pomerantz

Team Chairs

  • Katy Firisin, ND (Education, Residency)
  • Elizabeth Taddiken, ND (Communications)
  • Kayla Cook, ND (Sponsor Relations)
  • Shawna Eischens, ND (Live Events)
  • M. Samm Pryce, ND (Live Events)
  • Harry Swope, ND, VNMI & Jared Zeff, ND, VNMI (Centers of Excellence)
  • Teresa True, ND (Continuing Education)
  • Leslie Cisar, ND, VNMI (Business & Marketing)
  • Christie Fleetwood, ND, VNMI (School Chapters)
  • Lorraine Young, ND, VNMI (Executive Director, Marketing)
  • Eli Camp, ND, VNMI (Nutrition for Kids, Volunteers)
  • Judith Thompson, ND (Executive Director, Website)
  • Lori von der Heydt, ND, VNMI (VNMI Credentialing)
  • Rick Kirschner, ND, VNMI (Public Relations)
  • Jason Kinley, ND, VNMI (Vital ND Grand Rounds)
  • Sydney Freggiaro, ND (Vital Conversation)
  • Libia Luevano, ND (NMI ND Directory)
  • Holley Nash, RDN (Nutrition for Children)