Honorary Lifetime Members:
Jerry G Jones
T Stephen Jones, MD
Gullapalli N. Rao, MD, FACS
Advisory Circle:Alejandra Alvarez
Seva's Board of Directors
An eclectic mix of health professionals and cultural activists
Branding consultant and former Vice President of Brand Management and Web Marketing for Kaiser Permanente, McKesson, and Prudential Healthcare.
Laura Bird, JD — Secretary
Self-employed attorney in New Mexico working in the areas of Indian law, health law and business law. Prior to law school, worked in HIV/AIDS prevention nationally with Native communities.
Principal of Galardi Rothstein Group, an international economics and financial consulting firm specializing in financial planning, tariff design, and capacity building for infrastructure systems.
Social Activist, Clown, Author, Co-Director Camp Winnarainbow.
Award-winning photographer. His photographs share the humanity, dignity, and many rich cultures represented in the developing world. Jon's images have appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and many other publications, including Seva's Gifts of Service catalog.
President of HealthCare Connections,a Boston based Managed Care Consulting Firm. Expertise in marketing, sales, joint ventures, executive coaching and temporary senior executive assignments.
Lisa M. Laird, CFA — Treasurer
Vice President of Investments and Cash Management, St. Joseph Health System. Experienced in serving community based organizations.
Mariana Leckner, Ph.D., CFM
Director, Leckner Consulting, LLC, as a consulting planner for continuity and strategic planning, geographic research and analysis, and disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
Yvette Leung, MPH, ORSCC
Principal of Y's Change, an organizational development consulting firm specializing in collective impact coaching.
Leslie Louie MPH, PhD — Vice Chair
Program Administrator at the Public Health Institute. Genetic Epidemiologist with experience working in Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Tomás A. Magaña, MD, MA
Pediatrician with expertise in care of at-risk children/adolescents and culturally sensitive practice. Founder and Director of the FACES for Future Coalition at the Public Health Institute. Assistant Professor, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA.
Stephen D. Miller, MD — Chair
Ophthalmologist and medical executive. Former head of Kaiser-Permanente Hawaii eye department and past Vice-President of the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group. Currently a management consultant for Kaiser-Permanente. Over 20 years of experience volunteering with Seva with a focus on teaching eye surgery and hospital management.
Educator, Author, Chair - Seva Canada Society; Director- Somerset Foundation; Founding ED - Westcoast Sacred Arts Society and Goldie Hawn's Bright Light Foundation.
Doraiswamy Nagarajan, MA, MSc
Honorary Advisor & Visiting Faculty - LAICO/Aravind, Volunteer Resource person in Program and Partner Development for Rural Eyecare in South Asia.
John Plowright, CFA
Vice President of T. Rowe Price; Institutional Client Service, working with endowments, foundations and pension plans.
Marty Spencer, MD, FRCSC
Ophthalmologist, Nanaimo, BC, Canada. Seva Canada board member, volunteer in technology transfer to Seva sight programs.
R.D. Thulasiraj, BSC, MBA
Executive Director of the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology (LAICO), LAICO helps eye-care hospitals around the world build capacity in blindness prevention.