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Community Board

Judith A. Feld, MD:
Dr. Feld is the Medical Director for Behavioral Health at Independent Health. With more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, Dr. Feld is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a past president of the Western New York District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and is currently leading initiatives in the integration of behavioral health into the medical home model.

Mylous Hairston:

Mylous Hairston is a Buffalo native and multiple award-winning former television anchor/reporter. Having spent more than 25 years in broadcasting and communications, Mr. Hairston is devoted to serving the community in a variety of roles. Excited to be a member of BryLin’s Community Board, he looks to help raise awareness and recognition of mental health issues affecting the community.

Jenny Laney:

Ms. Laney is the Child and Family Support Program Director for the Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc.. This is a peer run program that offers a variety of services to include support, advocacy, and education to those who have a family member suffering from a mental illness.

Caitlin Neumann:

Caitlin is the Youth Peer Mentor at the Mental Health Association of Erie County, as well as President of Youth Power’s Board of Directors. Caitlin has presented and spoken at various events statewide and internationally, using her voice to help transform the mental health system for the future.

Samuel Todaro:

Mr. Todaro is a Healthcare and Employee Assistance Professional Consultant with over 25 years of experience. The Principal of TC Consulting, he has long been an advocate for treatment and recovery from mental illness and addictions.

Judge Penny Wolfgang:

Judge Wolfgang is a Supreme Court Judge and a well known member of the legal and media community. She has particular interest in causes that help women and children.