Current BIANYS Board Members:


  • Robert C. Gundersen (President) –                      Mid-Hudson Region
  • Judy DeIasi (1st Vice President) –               Metropolitan Region
  • Kristine O’Rourke (2nd Vice President) – Northeastern Region
  • Joe Vollaro, Ph.D (Treasurer) –                    Metropolitan Region
  • Kaiti Pierce (Secretary) –                                          Finger Lakes Region

Board Members

  • Paul Akers, LMSW – Finger Lakes Region
  • Londina Cruz – Mid-Hudson Region
  • Barry Dain – Mid-Hudson Region
  • Michael Hayes ** – Central Region
  • Brian Im, MD – Metropolitan Region
  • Wendell Miller, MSW, LPTA – Metropolitan Region
  • Maureen O’Brien** – Finger Lakes Region
  • Conan O’Rourke – Northeastern Region
  • John Quinan – Metropolitan Region
  • Andrew Siegel, Esq. – Mid-Hudson Region
  • Jamie Ullman, MD – Metropolitan Region
  • Alexandra Verni ** – Metropolitan Region
** Indicates District Board Members. Each of these Board Members are elected by BIANYS Members to represent one of the six districts in New York State. District Board Members are required to be personally impacted by brain injury or be a family member of a person who has sustained a brain injury. District Board Members are responsible for sharing the needs and activities of the district with the Board of Directors and for representing the Board of Directors within their assigned district.

Current BIANYS Bylaws.