Board of Directors

CJD FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Debbie Yobs - President
Morris Plains, New Jersey

Pierluigi Gambetti, M.D. - Medical Director
Researcher, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Mark Goldfarb - Chairman
Ohio Managing Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Akron, Ohio

Mayra Lichter, Esq. - Vice Chairman
Co-Founder, CJD Foundation
Miami, Florida

Ruthie George - Treasurer
Akron, Ohio

Charles Cash
Bethesda, Maryland

Florence Kranitz - Past President
New York, New York

Brian Appleby, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Co-Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Amanda Baxley Kalinsky, RN, BSN
Charleston, South Carolina

Bob Kassai, Co-Chairman, Funeral Directors and Embalmer's Education Project
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Little Falls, New Jersey

Marie Kassai, RN
Co-Chairman, Funeral Directors and Embalmer's Education Project
Infection Control Nurse
Little Falls, New Jersey

Janine Kock
Westside, Iowa

Jay Levy
Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Veronica Oberdorf, RN, Chairman, Medical Education Project Chairman
Mechanicsville, Virginia

Deana Simpson, RN
Founder and Director, CJD Insight
Macomb, Michigan

Michael Vitanza
Controller, Financial Analysis & Consolidations, General Electric
Stamford, Connecticut

Jeffrey Yaffa
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Stuart Yaffa
President, XTreme Technologies Group
Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Cele Sardo - Emeritus
Co-Founder, CJD Foundation