Glenn Close

Co-Founder, BC2M
Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Jessie Close

Ambassador, BC2M
Author & Advocate

Calen Pick

Ambassador, BC2M
Artist & Advocate


Chase Stokes

Actor & Activist
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Mädchen Amick

Actress & Activist

Solomon Thomas

Las Vegas Raiders, NFL Player, and Advocate

Kate Mansi

Actress & Activist

Jayne Appel-Marinelli

Associate Director of Player Relations, WNBPA
Former WNBA Center, San Antonio Stars

Ian Happ

Chicago Cubs, MLB Player, and Advocate

Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Player, and Advocate

Ricki Lake

Actress, Television Presenter, and Producer

BC2M Staff

Margaret Burton

Regional Program Manager – Southern California, BC2M HS

Dani Craig

Regional Program Manager – North East, BC2M HS

Marjess Germono

San Francisco Associate Program Manager, BC2M HS

Karin Gilbert

Indiana, Regional Program Associate

Pamela Harrington

Executive Director

Leanne Loughran

National Program Director, BC2M HS

Leanne Murphy

Regional Program Manager – Phoenix, BC2M HS

Emily Nichols

Regional Program Manager – Indiana, BC2M HS

Dior Vargas

Regional Program Manager – New York, BC2M HS

Brenna Williams

National Program Manager, BC2M HS

Board of Directors

Kathryn Mitchell Ramstad

Chair, Board of Directors
President, Christen Group, LLC

Meredith Ackley

Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Non-Profit Consultant & Philanthropist

Chris Campbell

Secretary, Technology Executive, Entertainment and Media

Kyle Canchola

Attorney, Technology and Venture Capital

MonaLisa Raass Como

Treasurer, Board of Directors
Financial Services Executive & Entrepreneur

Penelope Draganic

Marketing Consultant & Philanthropist

Nick Forlenza

Tech Executive

Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.

Liaison, Scientific Advisory Council
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Hilary Horn

Deloitte Consulting, Managing Director, Customer & Marketing

Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D.

Chair, Scientific Advisory Council
Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research, Indiana University

Harris Schwartzberg

Founder, The Schwartzberg Companies

David Watson

Chair Emeritus, Board of Directors
Managing Partner, Glowbiotics MD

Zak Williams

Business Consultant & Philanthropist

Craig Woerz

Founder & Managing Partner, Water Cooler Group

Ex Officio Founding Board

Kenn Dudek
Cinda Johnson, Ph.D.
Susan Madian
Anne Mai
Garen Staglin

Emeritus Board

David Barlow
Deborah Davidson
Leslye Goldberg
Kim Jabal

Stacy Brimhall

Roger Smith

Scientific Advisory Council

Margarita Alegría, Ph.D.

Chief, Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Eric Arzubi, M.D.

Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Billings Clinic

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Thomas Bornemann, Ed.D.

Director, Mental Health Program, The Carter Center

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Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.

College of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology

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Sara Hickmann, Ph.D.

Clinical and Performance Psychologist, Behavioral Health / Human Performance Program, Naval Special Warfare Group ONE
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Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.

Liaison, Board of Directors
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
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Bennett Leventhal, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
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Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D.

Chair, Scientific Advisory Council
Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research, Indiana University

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Drew Ramsey, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
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Elyn Saks, J.D., Ph.D.

University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Norman Sartorius, M.D., Ph.D.

President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes
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David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute
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Lloyd Sederer, M.D.

School of Public Health, Columbia University
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Rebecca Palpant Shimkets, M.S.

Assistant Director, The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
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Heather Stuart, Ph.D.

Bell Canada Chair in Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research, Queen’s University, Ontario
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Graham Thornicroft, Ph.D.

Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London
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Advisory Council

Minal Bopaiah

Founder & Principal Consultant at Brevity & Wit

Leslie Carr

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Ray Casas

Manager of Program and Communities Outreach for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club

Emily Clarke

Founder of Busy Bee Well

Catherine Falge

Public Relations Project Manager at Stanford

Miriam Feldman

CEO of Demar Feldman Studios Inc.

Renee Fuller

Director Shopper Marketing for Method

Lori Gottlieb


Jonathan Kamnitzer

Consulting Services Business Development Manager at Workday

Dasha Maggio

Partner at Felicis Ventures

Kaleana Markley

Wellbeing Director at Sequoia Consulting Group

Liz O’Carroll

Author / Live event producer / Impresario / Flex Writer @ IDEO

Shelley Parsons

Director, Global Brand Creative at Levi Strauss & Co.

Vasuma Sargent

Deal Advisory Director at KPMG US

Amanda Stern

Author / Live event producer / Impresario / Flex Writer @ IDEO

Allison Tibbs

Healthy Lifestyle Coach & Personal Trainer

Solome Tibebu

Digital Health Investor & Social Entrepreneur

Michele Wang

Partnership Marketing, Project Management and Non-Profit Consultant

Eric Weiner

CEO of the Wild Honey Pie

Sucharita Yellapragada

Healthcare Analytics Analyst at Healthcare Partners