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Board members

Austin Patneau

Over the past five years, Austin has worked with Dr. Buckley on a variety of autism community projects. He is a licensed respiratory therapist with a specialty in hyperbarics. Austin has worked for Florida Blue, formerly Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, for the past 14 years. He is responsible for marketing planning and…

Eugene Monroe

One of 16 siblings, Eugene grew up in Plainfield and South Plainfield, NJ. He made his way by faith and being steadily focused on achieving in both the classroom and athletics. He worked hard and was awarded a scholarship to the University of Virginia where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. The Jacksonville…

Joyce Tkachik

A first vice president in mortgage modification, Joyce has worked for JPMorgan Chase for 26 years. Her career experience in mortgage banking operations includes servicing, originations, post closing and retail banking. She’s traveled to Asia for the business and manages offshore and onshore functions. Joyce has a bachelor’s degree in business management from National Louis…

Julie Buckley, MD

A graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine and of the Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Pediatric Residency Program, Julie developed an abiding interest in autism spectrum disorders when her daughter regressed into the world of autism at four years of age. She developed a similar interest in breast cancer when she developed…

Kim Alcorn

Kim Alcorn is the business development manager at SET Performance in Jacksonville where she is responsible for developing new programs to meet the needs of the community and members. Previous roles have been with area YMCAs as wellness director, membership director and personal trainer. Very active, Kim’s favorite sports and physical activities are volleyball, gymnastics,…

Lowell Sherris

A graduate of New York University School of Medicine, Ophthalmology Residency Program at Downstate Medical Center, and Retina Fellowship at Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital and Cornell University, Lowell practiced ophthalmology in Jacksonville and in Broward County. He earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rosalyn Franklin University. Lowell has earned the…

Rodney McLauchlan

Founder and board member of Legacy Trust Company, a multi-family office and wealth management firm headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Rodney is also Senior Advisor to Sateri Holdings Limited in Shanghai, China, Shearman and Sterling, LLP, in New York, Global Strategic Associates in New York, and a consultant to Triple Point Technology in Connecticut.…

Sarah Johnston

TBA

Terry Cordell

A managing member, vice president, and general counsel at Transcor Data Services, LLC, and chief executive officer at Ovation Credit Services, Inc., Terry has a master’s in business administration from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management and a juris doctor from the University of Miami.

Medical advisory members

Anju Usman, MD

Director of True Health Medical Center in Naperville, Illinois, Anju also specializes in the treatment of biochemical imbalances in children with ADD and autism. She has been involved in research involving copper/zinc imbalances, metallothionein dysfunction, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and chronic infections in ASD patients. She is actively involved in the Defeat Autism Now (DAN) movement…

Cindy Schneider, MD

A unique healthcare provider, Cindy has established a reputation for responsible and effective management of patients who have not found relief through conventional treatment. Her areas of special interest include innovative nutritional and metabolic support for a number of complex conditions including autism, attention deficit disorder, and Tourette’s syndrome. Her interest in neuroimmune conditions began…

Elizabeth Mumper, MD, FFAP

Serving as President and CEO of The RIMLAND Center, established to mentor clinicians interested in children with neurodevelopmental problems, Elizabeth’s general pediatrics practice is Advocates for Children. Advocates for Families is her practice devoted to the care of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental problems. As a magna cum laude graduate from Bridgewater College with…

Julie Buckley, MD

A graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine and of the Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Pediatric Residency Program, Julie developed an abiding interest in autism spectrum disorders when her daughter regressed into the world of autism at four years of age. She developed a similar interest in breast cancer when she developed…

Nancy O’Hara, MD

Prior to her medical career, Nancy, a board-certified pediatrician, taught children with autism. She began her general private practice in 1993, and started her consultative, integrative practice specifically for children with special needs five years later. She is the former liaison for medical mentoring for Defeat Autism Now!® and one of the leaders for their…

Stephanie Cave, MD, MS, FAAFP

Board-certified in family medicine, Stephanie practices in Baton Rouge, LA where she has seen over 10,000 children in the autism spectrum since 1996. Traveling extensively to lecture on the metabolic treatment of autism, she testified at a congressional hearing regarding the mercury in vaccines in 2000. She is the author of several publications and recently…

Stuart Freedenfeld, MD

With a career specializing in the integrative, holistic treatments of many of today’s most complex diseases, Stuart has devoted a large part of his practice to recovery of children with autism, ADD/ADHD and learning and mood disorders. He has extensive experience with safe methods of detoxification. He received his medical degree, with honors, from the…