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Bruce W. Finch

Bruce W. Finch has spent the past 40 years in the global travel industry, primarily focused on corporate travel and events.  Bruce graduated from Salem State University with a BS in Geography with a concentration in Travel and Tourism.  Bruce has worked on both the supplier and buyer sides of the travel business including such companies as Eastern Airlines, The Gillette Company, Fleet Boston Financial as well as owner/manager of his own travel company in the Boston area.  Most recently, Bruce was the Senior Director of Global Travel and Meeting Services for Autodesk, Inc.

Bruce served as chairperson of the Technology Committee for the New England Business Travel Association, co-chaired the Global Business Travel Association’s Technology and Sustainability committees. Bruce served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and the Salem State University Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. 

After retiring from Autodesk in 2020, Bruce and his husband Keith moved to Palm Springs full time from Boston. Both are active volunteers for DAP Health and other Palm Springs area non-profits.

 

 

Karyl E. Ketchum, Ph.D.

Karyl E. Ketchum, Ph.D., is a Professor and the Department Chair of Women, Gender, and Queer Studies at California State University, Fullerton. She is also a Senator representing the Humanities and Social Sciences in the CSUF Academic Senate. Professor Ketchum received both her MA and her Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from the University of California, Davis. She has published internationally in some of the most influential academic journals in her field. Her book, Gender Diversity and LGBTQ Inclusion in K-12 Schools: A Guide to Supporting Students, Changing Lives (Routledge), is a first resource for educators interested in creating schools that are responsive to the needs of women and LGBTQIA+ students.

Her work has, for decades, focused on creating institutions and systems attuned to the needs of minoritized and historically marginalized groups. Toward this end she routinely acts as a pro bono expert witness for women and LGBTQIA+ refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. and created and implemented a national training program for Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officers working with these same asylum seekers. In her role as a founding member and President of the Orange County Equality Coalition School Compliance Task Force, she led a class action lawsuit against the California Dept of Education for their mishandling of complaints of discrimination by California public school students. She has also received special commissions and grants from the American Psychological Association and from the California Department of Mental Health.

Professor Ketchum has held multiple community leadership positions, including as an advisor to Chapman University's Center for Global Law and Development - LGBTQ Rights and Feminism Division, on the Executive Board for The Orange County Equality Coalition, and for The LGBT Center of Orange County. Dr. Ketchum is a reviewer for The M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship for law students. Her awards include Planned Parenthood of California's Advocacy Award, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Vern Bulloughs Social Justice Award, the Rich Cook Community Bridge Award, the Orange County Lavender Bar Association Equality Award, the OCEC Excellence in Leadership Award, and the Women for Orange County Social Justice Award.

Chris Boone

Assistant Chief of Philanthropy and Presidential Priorities

Chris Boone

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Board of Directors

DAP Health's Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated, esteemed community members who go above and beyond to lift our programs up.

Eve E. Fromberg-Edelstein, Esq. 

Board Member

Eve E. Fromberg-Edelstein was raised the Palm Springs area. Eve has been a member of the California Bar since December 1997.  Ms. Fromberg-Edelstein graduated from the University of San Diego in 1994 and California Western Law School in 1997.  Ms. Fromberg-Edelstein has practiced real estate, business and corporate law.  In 2008, Eve was the CEO of Smile Factory, a local non-profit agency which provides free dental screenings and treatment to public school children.  This experience gave her invaluable experience in working with non-profit organizations and knowledge of the day-to-day operational challenges they face. 

Ms. Fromberg-Edelstein has provided corporate and governance counsel to several nonprofit clients. Ms. Fromberg-Edelstein other areas of practice include real estate and general business law.  She also has facilitated many board retreats and spoken as a legal expert of board governance and legal compliance. Eve is a member of the Desert Bar Association, California Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.  Ms. Fromberg-Edelstein resides with her husband Mark and son Jack in Rancho Mirage.

Eve is involved with many local organizations.  She has served as a board president for Pathfinder Ranch, and Cielo Vista Charter School Governing Board. She has served as a commissioner with the City of Rancho Mirage Housing Commission, a board member for The Foundation for Palm Springs Unified School District, Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs, and as board president of Palm Springs Pathfinders, a woman’s auxiliary organization.

Ginny Ehrlich, D. Ed, MPH, MS

Board Member

Ginny is a nationally known leader who is accomplished in solving complex social challenges at scale and fostering partnerships of great purpose across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Currently, Ginny serves as CEO of Bright Pink, an organization saving lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering women to know their risk and manage their health proactively. Prior to that, Ginny served as the CEO at Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, where she grew the reach of Bedsider, Power to Decide’s signature digital tool, to more than 8 million annual users. Prior to taking the helm at Power to Decide, Ginny directed the childhood obesity prevention portfolio at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and led the Foundation’s $1 billion effort to ensure all children grow up at a healthy weight. Previously, Ginny spent eight years at the Clinton Foundation, where she served as the Founding CEO of the Clinton Health Matters Initiative, focused on reducing preventable health outcomes and closing health inequity gaps across the United States, and the long-time CEO of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. During her tenure at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Ginny positioned the organization as a national leader on preventing childhood obesity and started what is now the nation’s largest school-based obesity prevention program, active in more than 30,000 schools in all 50 states.

Scott Nevins

Board Member

Scott Nevins is an award winning host, TV/Radio personality, writer, comedian, entertainment/ political news contributor, LGBTQ & HIV awareness activist, and producer. Best known for being one of the breakout stars and original cast members of Bravo TV’s series “The People’s Couch”, and formally from truTV’s hit show “truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest...”, Scott has performed his acclaimed solo shows to sold-out audiences around the country, worked with some of the industry’s biggest names, and has appeared on national TV on NBC, FOX, Bravo, CNN, CNN International, HLN, truTV, and LOGO, to name a few. For several years he was the cohost of “The Ann Walker Show with Scott Nevins” (Universal Broadcasting Network), served as a fill-in Host on Sirius Satellite Radio and KNews Radio, and most recently, as a political/entertainment contributor for NewNowNext. Scott has hosted hundreds of live events, and has produced or appeared in a long list of fundraisers for some of the nation's biggest organizations. Every Holiday season, Scott proudly produces and hosts his own yearly, musical fundraiser, “SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert”. 

Scott was chosen as an honoree for OUT Magazine's prestigious OUT100 list, and is the recipient of the Out There Award and the Silver ADDY Award (from the American Advertising Federation) for his work as an LGBTQ and HIV Awareness Activist. He was chosen by New York Magazine in their ‘Best of New York’ issue, and has appeared as the cover story for INSTINCT magazine.

Born and raised in Queens, New York, Scott now resides in Los Angeles, and Palm Springs, CA, with his partner, Philip, and is a proud godfather and Uncle to Ozzie, Juniper and Ace.