Meet Our Board

The Spondylitis Association’s volunteer Board of Directors is made up of recognized leaders across many areas of expertise. They represent the broad diversity of our membership and contribute significant amounts of time, talent, and energy to further the mission of the organization.

Officers

Chair

Charlotte K. Howard

Retired Public Affairs Advisor, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Houston, TX

Vice Chair

Michael Pianin, Esq

Pianin and Associates, P.C., Scottsdale, AZ

Treasurer

Leslie Kautz, CFA

Principal at Angeles Investment Advisors LLC, Santa Monica, CA

Secretary

Eric Goldstein, CPA, MBA

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY

Board Members

Hon. Ellen Carroll (Ret.)

United States Bankruptcy Judge, Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA

Craig Gimbel, DDS

Retired Dentist and Researcher, Denville, NJ

David Hallegua, MD

Rheumatologist specializing in clinical research, patient care and teaching, Los Angeles, CA

Paula J. Olsiewksi, Ph.D

Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

John D. Reveille, MD

Linda and Ronny Finger Foundation Distinguished Chair in Neuroimmunologic Disorders
Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair - Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics
Chair of SAA's Medical and Scientific Advisory Board

Randall Sapadin

Founder and CEO, the Maria Coppola Foundation (named in honor of my daughter who suffers from AS)

Laurie Savage

Executive Director, SAA (nonvoting)

Robert Ulrich, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Research Scientist, Abbott Laboratories

Honorary Board Members

Jane Bruckel, BSN, RN

Co-Founder of SAA, first President of the Board of Directors and the first Executive Director.

Harry Bruckel, CPA

Volunteer accounting consultant from SAA’s inception through 2005.

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Contact Us

Spondylitis Association of America

PO Box 5872
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413

Email

info@spondylitis.org

Toll Free Hotline

(800) 777-8189 U.S. only
or (818) 892-1616

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