Founder & President
Vice President of Fundraising
Director of Major Gifts, Common Cause
Vice President of Public Information
President, Chicago Learns
Vice President of Marketing
President, Wide Time Productions
Swierk, CFCS, CFLE,
Vice President of Programming
President-elect, American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
McDermott, Ph.D., CFLE,
School for New Learning, DePaul University
Treasurer, Certified Public Accountant
Attorney at Law
Message Barbuto, M.A., M.A.T.
Author, The ABCs of Parenting Coordinator, Connecticut
Coalition for Parenting Education
Social Philosopher; Professor Author of Boys Will Be Boys; Breaking
the Link Between Masculinity & Violence
M.S., L.P.C., L.M.F.T., R.P.T. Parents Under Construction
Program Director, Childbuilders
T. Alvy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for the Improvement of Child Caring
Senior Rabbi Emeritus, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Executive Director,
The Engelberg Foundation
James P. Comer, M.D., M.P.H.
Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center;
Founder, Comer School Development Program
Executive Director, Stand for Children
Director & Founder, "Roots of Empathy"
Performing Artist; Author, A Mom's Life
I. Harris, FCA
Pinellas Circle of Change
E. Heath, Ph.D.
Director, The Parent Center, Bryn Mawr College;
Health Teacher; New York State
Parenting Education Trainer; Co-author New York City Parenting Education
President & CEO, Realityworks, Inc.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy*
U.S. Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy
R. Kind, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology; Co-author
Author, Amazing Grace & Savage Inequalities
Senator Mary Landrieu
Former New York State Parenting Coordinator
Senator Patty Murray
Professor of Sociology & Co-Director of the
National Marriage Project, Rutgers University
Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry,
Harvard Medical School; Author
Professor, Harvard School of Public Health
D. Pruett, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center &
President of Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers,
& Families Author, Fatherneed & Me,
Myself, & I
President & CEO, Educating Children for Parenting®
Executive Director, Educators for Social Responsibility, New York
President, Parenting Coalition International, Inc.
Television Producer; Creator, Masterpiece Theatre,® Zoom,®
& Parenting Works!®
Professor of Education, Principal, Teacher, Communications Executive
Author of School Renewal Through Staff Development
Former Michigan State Representative; Trustee, Washtenaw County
Community College Board
Carney Schulze, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Californians for Parenting Education in Schools
Congresswoman Louise McIntosh Slaughter
California State Senator, Retired
Founder, Family Focus
C. Westman, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Medical
U.S. Congressman Robert Wexler
"Peter, Paul, & Mary;" creator, Dont
Laugh at Me Program
E. Yoquelet, CFCS
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher, Curriculum Writer 2000
Leader, American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
Sterling Professor of Psychology, Yale University Director of the
Bush Center in Child Development & Social Policy
* of blessed memory