Board of Directors | National Health Association

Board of Directors

Mark Huberman

President
Attorney Mark Huberman is the President of the National Health Association and Editor of Health Science magazine.  He  has adhered to a whole food, plant-based vegan diet for all of his 67 years and credits his excellent health to the pioneering vision of his parents, Max and Ruth Huberman, who had the foreseight to recognize... more

Barbara Ferguson Kennedy

Vice President
Barbara currently is the team lead for Cybersecurity and Communications, External Affairs, at the Department of Homeland Security. With extensive experience in military, international, government and national affairs, Barbara is a reporter by profession and has worked in, and reported from, 46 countries. During the war in Iraq... more

Mark Alan Epstein

Treasurer
Mark Epstein is a computer scientist who has been working in the investment management and technology industries for over 25 years. After receiving a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Science from The University of Chicago, Mark began designing and implementing a variety of mathematical and automated tools for futures... more

John Nowakowski

Secretary
Chef John Nowakowski began his culinary career in 1978 at age 21, and at the age of 24 became the youngest Executive Chef for all of Marriott’s hotels and resorts. He began his “healthy cooking” career at Pi's Place Restaurant in Miami. His “Heart Healthy” menu showed thousands of guests how delicious healthy food can taste. Pi... more

Alan Goldhamer, D.C.

Board Member
Alan Goldhamer, D.C., is a chiropractor and director of the TrueNorth Health Clinic in Penngrove, California, a multi-discipline outpatient clinic and in-patient residential health care program specializing in medically supervised water-only fasting. He is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College. He is board certified... more

Sandie Sajner

Board Member
Sandie Sajner was born in 1950 and grew up eating the Standard American Diet. Many of my family members were diagnosed with obesity, heart disease, and cancer and most died an early death. They blamed their health problems on heredity, saying that nothing could be done about it. As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), I believed... more

Dillon Holmes

Board Member
Dillon Holmes began the Well Your World YouTube channel and Facebook group to provide support and camaraderie for people transitioning to and maintaining a health-promoting lifestyle. Although learning how to live this way is obviously very important, what Dillon felt was missing was a place to come together to celebrate our... more

Karen Heitman

Board Member
Karen Heitman lives in Bluffton, SC.  In 2013, she and her two sisters, Mary Lou Beavers and Leslie Haas, were the co-founders of the amazing "Eat Smart Live Longer" Club in Sun City Hilton Head where all three reside.  The Club, which has over 500 active members, promotes the whole food, plant-based diet and lifestyle that the... more

Roslyn Reynolds

Board Member
Roz Reynolds has been a member of the NHA for many years, and became a lifetime member and a board member 30 years ago. She was first introduced to this lifestyle after being diagnosed 45 years ago with Crohn’s disease. The medical option was the removal of 18 inches of her intestine, and a lifetime of drugs and future... more