SARATOGA, N.Y.: May 23, 2017 – The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) announced today they will be holding their annual meeting at the upcoming “One Voice for Brain Injury” Annual Conference on June 16 at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga, N.Y.
The organization will elect its officers and introduce the incoming Board Members for the 2017-18 BIANYS Board of Directors. Installation will begin promptly at 8 a.m.
2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Cindy Dott **
1st Vice President
Robert C. Gundersen
Kenneth Goldblatt, Esq.
Andrew Hess, PhD
Mary Hibbard, PhD
Kelly J. Mikullitz, Esq.
Andrew Siegel, Esq.
Mercedes C.D. Tartanian**
Angela Leigh Tucker
**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 organization will also recognize retiring Board Member Dr. Steven Flanagan, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Chair at Rusk Rehabilitation for his years of service on BIANYS Board of Directors.
The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending the annual meeting must RSVP by Friday, June 9, 2017 to 518-459-7911.
The 35th Annual “One Voice for Brain Injury” Conference – June 15-16, 2017
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; spiritual demonstrations and delivery of personal testimonials from brain injury survivors and their family members. The conference will feature a keynote presentation from Dr. Joel Goodman, founder of The Humor Project in Saratoga Springs.