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Board of Directors

NOAH Board of Directors

Get to Know the NOAH Board!

Board of Directors:

Torey AlfordKris BakerBrandi BoganEmma Brinkley
Torey Alford

Board Treasurer

Principal Engineer
Space Flight Industries
Denver, CO

Class of 2024
Initial Term: 2018
Kris Baker

Adjunct Professor of Music Theory and Composition
Brookhaven College -Dallas County
Community College
Farmers Branch, TX

Class of 2026
Initial Term: 2015
Brandi Bogan

Certified Birth Doula
Pittsburgh, PA

Class of 2024
Initial Term: 2018
Emma Brinkley

Assoc Director of Epidemiology
Raleigh, NC

Class of 2026
Initial Term: 2019
Elizabeth DruryMine Nisanci GarlinKayla HamlinSonja Harris
Elizabeth Drury

Affiliate Professor of Intercultural Studies, Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University 
Executive Director, Vibrancy Intercultural
Clemson, South Carolina

Class of 2025
Initial Term: 2017
Mine Nisanci Garlin

Director, Product Development, BNY Mellon
New York, New York

Class of 2025
Initial Term: 2023
Kayla Hamlin

Teacher for the Visually Impaired and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Ohio State School for the Blind
Columbus, OH

Class of 2026
Initial Term: 2023
Sonja Harris

Board Secretary

Director-Human Resources and Organizational Development
New York State Nurses Association
New York, NY

Class of 2025
Initial Term: 2017
Rosalind IsomDonté MickensElliot OstroveAndrew Sartorius
Rosalind Isom

Juvenile Court Judge
Clayton County
Jonesboro, Georgia

Class of 2027
Initial Term: 2023
Donté Mickens

Board Chair

Senior Financial Analyst
National Council on Compensation Insurance NCCI
Delray Beach, FL

Class of 2025
Initial Term: 2013
Elliot Ostrove

Board Vice Chair

Epstein Ostrove, LLC
Highland Park, NJ

Class of 2023
Initial Term: 2015
Andrew Sartorius

Continuing Legal Education Attorney at The Missouri Bar
Jefferson City, MO

Class of 2024
Initial Term: 2023
Donna Appell
Donna Appell, RN

Founder and President
Syndrome Network
Oyster Bay Cove, NY

Appointed Member
Karen Bly

Executive Director
Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania