Our National Advisory Council

The Well Being Trust National Advisory Council is made up of local, state and national experts who work in service to the organization’s mission of advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation.

Advisory Council

TJ Annerino, Auburn University / Active Minds

Andrew Barr, Founding Partner,  GreyMatter

Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, 18th U.S. Surgeon General 2009-2013

Maureen Bisognano, Chair, Well Being Trust National Advisory Council, President Emerita, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Elizabeth Brown, Managing Director, Mental Health and Well-Being, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

M. Justin Coffey, MD, Chair, Geisinger Department of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Health

Kelly Davis, Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports and Services, Mental Health America

David J. Erickson, Ph.D., SVP and Head of Outreach & Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Albino Garcia Jr, Executive Director, La Plazita Institute

Daniel H. Gillison Jr, CEO, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Alyssa Goldberg, student, New York University

Patrick Kennedy, Founder, Kennedy Forum

Angela Kimball, Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy, Inseparable

Margaret Laws, CEO, HopeLab

Terri Ludwig, President of Philanthropy, Ballmer Group

Alison Malmon, Founder and Chief Executive of Active Minds

Rishi Manchanda, MD, CEO, Health Begins

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, University of Virginia School of Law and Medical School, Dept of Public Health Sciences

Tawnya Rupe Mraz, Senior Program Director, AMB West Philanthropies, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Melinda Pollack, Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy & Initiatives, Blue Meridian Partners

Brian Rahmer, Senior Fellow, PhD, MS, Well Being and Equity in the World

Lisa Richter, Managing Partner, Avivar Capital

Linda Rosenberg, Faculty and Director of External Relations, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry.

Paul Summergrad, MD, Chairman, Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

Trace Terrell, Freshman attending John Hopkins University

Arpan Waghray, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Well Being Trust; Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Medicine, Providence 

Senior Fellow: Vivek Murthy, MD, 21st and 19th US Surgeon General and Well Being Trust Senior Fellow 2017-2019