Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Mr. Kevin Hartmann, President – Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, DC.
  • Ms. Jill Roberts Senior Vice President/Director of DEA Youth Dance Program, Pacific Palisades, California.  

Board of Directors

  • Mr. William Alden, Chairman – Former Chief of Congressional and Public Affairs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Oakton, Virginia.
  • Mr. James McGivney, Vice Chairman – Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration, Cornelius, North Carolina.
  • Mr. Christopher Egan, Secretary – Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently Managing Director, Trinity Investigations, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
  • Mr. Daniel Staffieri, Treasurer – Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently President, Federal Agents, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts.

Members-At-Large:

  • Ms. Jodi Avergun, Esquire – Former Chief of Staff, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently Special Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • The Honorable Peter Bensinger – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently President and Chief Executive Officer, Bensinger, Dupont and Associates, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Mr. Charles Blau, Esquire – Former Associate Attorney General of the United States. Currently a member at Curran Tomko Tarski LLP, Dallas, Texas.
  • Mark Gold, M.D. – Retired, University of Florida College of Medicine Eminent Scholar, Professor, Dizney Distinguished Professor & Chairman (1990-2014), 17th University of Florida Distinguished Alumni Professor, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Mr. David Katz – Principal, David Katz & Associates, Highland Park, Illinois. Founding Director, Save A Star Drug Awareness Foundation, Highland Park, Illinois.
  • Ms. Colleen Maloof – President, The Maloof Companies, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Ms. Helen Mars – Beverly Hills, California.
  • Ms. EJ Milken – Owner/EVP, Partner, Kikori Whiskey; Consultant, Milken Scholar Program; and Co-Founder, Milken Young Leader’s Circle for the Milken Institute; Member, Everychild Foundation, Pacific Palisades, California.
  • Ms. Carol Safir – President, The November Group, Ltd. President, Board of Trustees, New York City Police Museum, New York, New York.
  • Mr. Sam Solakyan – Chief Executive Officer, S3 Capital, Inc., Glendale, California.
  • Ms. Sue Thau – Public Policy Consultant, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Mr. Walter Wang – President and CEO, JM Eagle Inc., Los Angeles, California.
  • Mr. Michael Yamaki, Esquire – Pacific Palisades, California.

Ex-Officio Board Members:

  • The Honorable John Bartels, Jr. – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, White Plains, New York.
  • The Honorable Robert Bonner – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Pasadena, California.
  • The Honorable Asa Hutchinson – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Rogers, Arkansas.
  • The Honorable John C. Lawn – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • The Honorable Michele Leonhart – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Laguna Niguel, California
  • The Honorable Donnie R. Marshall – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bastrop, Texas.
  • The Honorable Francis B. Mullen – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Davenport, Florida.
  • The Honorable Karen Tandy – Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Annandale, Virginia.
  • Mr. James Craig – President of the Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents, Ashburn, Virginia
  • Mr. Scott Canales – S.V.P., Lockton Insurance, Los Angeles, California. Foundation Young Executives Council
  • Ms. Jessica Nickel – President, The Brimley Group, Washington, D.C. Foundation Young Executives Council
  • Mr. Kevin Sabet – Co-Founder, Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), New York, New York. Foundation Young Executives Council