SARATOGA, N.Y.: May 22, 2018 – The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS), a non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families, announced today they will be holding their annual meeting at the upcoming “One Voice for Brain Injury” Annual Conference on June 14 at 12 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga, N.Y.
The organization will elect its officers and introduce the incoming Board Members for the 2018-19 BIANYS Board of Directors. Installation will begin promptly at 12 p.m.
2018-2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Cindy Dott **
1st Vice President
Robert C. Gundersen
Kenneth Goldblatt, Esq.
Andrew Hess, PhD
Mary Hibbard, PhD
Emerald Lin, MD
Kelly J. Mikullitz, Esq.
Andrew Siegel, Esq.
**Indicates District Board Members. Each of these members is elected by BIANYS members to represent one of the six districts in New York State.
The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending the annual meeting must RSVP by Friday, June 8, 2018 to 518-459-7911.
BIANYS Annual Conference and Professional Symposium is made possible with the longstanding support of: Goldblatt & Associates, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities Planning Council and New York State Department of Health. With additional support from: Avanir, Advocate Homecare, Belvedere Health Services, J&G Associates, Mount Sinai Hospital, Northeast Center for Rehabilitation & Brain Injury, Queens Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Rusk Rehabilitation Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Park Terrace Care Center. This project was also supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0009 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201.
The 36th Annual “One Voice for Brain Injury” Conference – June 13-14, 2018
This two-day conference, which is open to professionals, brain injury service providers and survivors will contain a variety of workshops including: professional presentations, panel discussions as well as delivery of personal testimonials from brain injury survivors and their family members. This year’s conference will feature Keynote Speaker Diana Williams, award-winning reporter and anchor for ABC7NY top-rated Eyewitness News.
About the Brain Injury Association of New York State
The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) is a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families, and promotes prevention. Established in 1982, BIANYS provides education, advocacy and community support services that lead to improved outcomes for children and adults with brain injuries.