Board and commitees

Board of Directors 2013-2015

George Christodoulou
Greece
President
Helen Millar
Scotland
Treasurer
Deborah Wan
Hong Kong
Immediate Past President
Larry Cimino
USA
Corporate Secretary
Gabriel Ivbijaro
United Kingdom
President Elect
Mohammed Abou-Saleh
Qatar
Vice President
Constituency Development
Ellen R Mercer
USA
Vice President
Program Development
Juan Mezzich
USA
Vice President Government

 

2013-2015 Directors

Tsuyoshi Akiyama JAPAN
Sonia Chehil CANADA
John Copeland UNITED KINGDOM
Patt Franciosi USA
Janet Paleo USA
Kathleen Pike USA
Marita Ruohonen FINLAND
Suchada Sakornsatian THAILAND

 

2013-2015 Regional Vice-Presidents

AFRICA Shona Sturgeon SOUTH AFRICA
ASIA PACIFIC Porsche Poh SINGAPORE
EASTERN MEDITERAREAN Unaiza Niaz PAKISTAN
EUROPE Robert Van Voren NETHERLANDS
LATIN AMERICA Alberto Trimboli ARGENTINA
NORTH AMERICA Jeffrey Geller UNITED STATES
OCEANIA Abd Malak AUSTRALIA

 

Senior Consultants, Lead Reps for the UN

SENIOR CONSULTANT Max Abbott, MD
Special Advisor John Bowis
Special Advisor Yoram Cohen
Special Advisor Roger Montenegro
LEAD REPRESENTATIVE
UNITED NATIONS – NEW YORK
Nancy Wallace, MSW
LEAD REPRESENTATIVE
UN AND WHO – GENEVA
Myrna Lachenal-Merritt

WFMH Secretariat

Elena Berger Director, Programs and Government Relations
Deborah Maguire Director of Administration
Julie Burke Bookkeeper

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WFMH Committees

 

Public Impact
Gabriel Ivbijaro (chair)
Elena Berger
Larry Cimino
Deborah Maguire
Roger Montenegro
Hugh Schulze
Shona Sturgeon
Prevention & Promotion
Max Abbott (chair)
Elena Berger
Nikos Christodoulou
Abd Malak
Deborah Wan
 
World Mental Health Day
Patt Franciosi (chair)
Elena Berger
Gabriel Ivbijaro
Deborah Maguire
Constituency Development
Mohammed Abou-Saleh (chair)
Elena Berger
Deborah Maguire
Shona Sturgeon
Consultants: All Regional Vice-Presidents
Senior Consultant: Max Abbott
Special Advisers: John Bowis, Yoram Cohen, Roger Montenegro
 
Education & Mental Health Information
Kathleen Pike (chair)
Geffrey Geller
Unaiza Niaz
Marita Ruohonen
Suchada Sakornsatian
Deborah Wan
Financial Policy & Sustainability
Helen Millar (chair)
Tsuyoshi Akiyama
Yoram Cohen
Deborah Maguire
Elen Mercer
Alberto Trimboli
 
Ethics and Human Rights
John Copeland (chair)
John Bowis (co-chair)
Larry Cimino
Gabriel Ivbijaro
Shridhar Sharma
Robert Van Voren
Consultants: All Past Presidents
By-laws Committee
Gabriel Ivbijaro & Juan Mezzich (chairs)
Larry Cimino
Helen Millar
Janet Paleo
Shona Sturgeon
Consultant: Sonia Chehil
 
Meetings
Mohammed Abou-Saleh (chair)
Geffrey Geller
Nasser Loza
Abd Malak
Porsche Poh
Alberto Trimboli
Robert Van Voren
Great Push for Mental Health Campaign
John Copeland (chair)
 
Scientific Activities
Juan Mezzich (chair)
Max Abbott
Sonia Chehil
Patt Franciosi
Helen Millar
Roger Montenegro
Kathleen Pike
Past Presidents’ Board
Deborah Wan (chair)
Past Presidents

 

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