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Leadership Teams

Our leadership teams are comprised of community leaders and health professionals that share our vision and mission. They are dedicated to our success and give tirelessly. Our combined goals include:

  • Support people in extreme need
  • Provide grassroot awareness of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Facilitate support groups for anyone affected by Parkinsons – patients, families, caregivers.
  • Offer educational programs and events
Leadership
80%
Teamwork
90%
Communication
85%

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Corporate Officers

Jamillah Ali-Rahman

​Founder/President/CEO Friends of Parkinson’s Inc. Living Well Clinics, Inc CEO

Ray Birk

Friends of Parkinson’s Inc Kella Consulting, CEO

Scott Mattox

Treasurer/CFO Dependable Bookkeeping and Tax LLC Owner

Governance

Rosemary Thuet

Community Outreach Friends of Parkinson’s Inc Director of Education Valley Health System

​Elaine DeFelice

CNS Business Executive Provider Liaison UCB Pharmaceuticals

Jeremy Settles

Video Project Service and Content President Got Films, LLC

Twanna Weatherspoon

Community Outreach Reginal Manager Professional Case Management

Michael McCarthy

Board Business Development McCarthy Medical Consulting

Dr. Julia Goodwin

Medical Advisory PhD, PT, Dignity Health Rehabilitation Center

Barbet Bowers-Romero (Pahrump)

Senior Agent, United Health Care

Joann Rhyspan-Harris

Blue Bird Health Advocates Owner

Medical Advisor

Eric Farbman

Director of Patient Education Friends of Parkinson’s Inc

Dr. Merrill Landers

Medical Advisory PhD, Chair and Professor UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences

Dr. Mara Carson

Wellness Advisor Friends of Parkinson’s Inc. Minister

Dr. Carmen Jones​

Medicinal Cannabis Physician Wildflower Medical Consultants Wildflower Medical Experts

Dr. Tariku Mekonnon

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Amy Walker

Volunteer

Ruby Daniels

Volunteer

Natalie Jones

Volunteer

Molly Smith

Volunteer

Frank Backer

Volunteer

John Lewis

Volunteer