Gareth Hedges, JD, Board Chair

North Carolina President, Redwoods Group Gareth Hedges is President of The Redwoods Group. Prior to this position, Gareth has served as Chief Claims Officer, General Counsel, Director of Consulting, and as a Risk Management Specialist focused on Aquatic and Child Safety. Gareth has presented at the National Drowning Prevention Symposium, Association of Aquatics Professionals Annual …

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Lyndon Haviland, MPH, DrPH, Vice Chair

Connecticut Domestic and International Public Health Consulting CUNY School of Public Health, Distinguished Scholar and Chair of the Advisory Council Lyndon Haviland, MPH, DrPH, is a former member of the Executive Board of APHA and recipient of two of its highest honors, Friend of the Student Assembly and the Director’s Citation. With more than 25 …

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Anton J. Gunn, Secretary

South Carolina Chief Diversity Officer, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Anton J. Gunn is the Chief Diversity Officer of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health Center where he is responsible for oversight and execution of the Medical Center’s diversity initiatives and innovative community health programs. Previously, he served as a senior …

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Herb Jansen, Treasurer

Connecticut & South Carolina Partner and Global Director of Human Capital (retired), Ernst & Young Herb Jansen retired from Ernst & Young as Partner and Global Director of Human Capital. Prior to Ernst & Young, Herb was a leader at Arthur Andersen for over 20 years, responsible for the Northeast area tax practice and member …

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Kimberly Archer

Washington, DC Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates Co-leader, Global Nonprofit Sector, Area Manager Washington, DC Kimberly Archer of Russell Reynolds Associates works with US-based and international organizations in identifying and assessing top leadership talent. She works closely with Boards on succession planning and CEO recruitment. In addition, she works within organizations to recruit other senior …

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Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA

Alabama Founder and CEO of BayouClinic, Inc. 18th United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA served as the 18th United States Surgeon General and is the Founder and CEO of BayouClinic, Inc. She is currently the NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair of Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Benjamin specializes in prevention …

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Patricia (Patty) Dailey Lewis, Esquire

Delaware Executive Director, Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children Patricia Dailey Lewis, Esq. is the Executive Director of The Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. Prior to this position, Mrs. Lewis served as Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Family Division of the Delaware Department of Justice (DDOJ). Mrs. Lewis …

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Robert (Rob) Hoffman

Texas Partner, DLA Piper Robert Hoffman is a Partner at DLA Piper of Dallas TX. Rob represents clients across the United States in all aspects of complex litigation, including contract breach, fraud, malpractice, construction, insurance coverage, bad faith claims, and class action suits. Rob looks at each case as a collection of puzzle pieces, with …

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Cathy Huber

Washington Children’s Advocate and Philanthropist Cathy Huber comes to Darkness to Light with a goal of working to expand child sexual abuse prevention education and awareness efforts in the Pacific-Northwest. A devoted children’s advocate, Huber embodies the grassroots activism responsible for much of Darkness to Light’s growth to date. She and her husband, George Huber, …

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David Repinski

Dallas, Texas Global Development Officer – Sedgwick Claims Management Services David Repinski is the Global Development Officer for Memphis based Sedgwick, the world’s largest claims services provider with 21,000 colleagues across 65 countries. David’s career in claims began in 1991. He has held various client-facing and operational roles. He spent 21 of those with Cunningham …

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Sebastian Steadman

South Carolina Strategy and Technology Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton Sebastian is a Strategy and Technology Consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton. He is recognized for expertise in change management, strategic planning, process improvement, and strategic communications. During the last 6 years, he has engaged senior executives at the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center to …

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Jamie Tozzi

South Carolina General Manager, Microsoft Tozzi has served in various leadership roles at Microsoft for the last 15 years, and is presently General Manager of the Microsoft Dynamics North America business, where she oversees a cross-functional team of technical, sales, marketing, and partner professionals. Prior to Microsoft, she served as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, advising …

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Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW

Virginia Associate Professor and PhD Program Director, Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, Norfolk State University President, National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence President Emerita, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Viola Vaughan-Eden is Associate Professor and PhD Program Director with The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State …

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