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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 since birth in 1951 and credits his excellent health to the pioneering vision of his parents, Max and Ruth Huberman, who had the foresight to recognize the profound benefits […]
Barbara G.B. Ferguson
Vice President
Currently a professor in communications at Marine Corps University in Quantico, Va., Barbara additionally teaches generals and senior military and government officials about Arab culture and Islam at National Defense University, Washington, D.C. An international correspondent for over 20 years, Barbara lived in, and reported from, over 46 countries.  As a reporter she was based […]
Mark 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 and options trading […]
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. […]
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 in fasting supervision and a member of the International Association […]
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 successes and vent about our challenges. […]
Brittany Jaroudi
Board Member
Brittany Jaroudi is the newest member of the NHA Board. She runs a website and a plant-based cooking channel on YouTube, both named The Jaroudi Family, in addition to her full-time work teaching middle school art. She has developed hundreds of delicious, easy, and family-friendly recipes focused on a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. She has a […]
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 […]
Danielle Vakoutis, J.D., C.P.A.
Danielle Vakoutis was introduced to the NHA as a baby by her grandparents, Irving and Ruth Schoenfeld. She has fond memories of attending the annual NHA conferences as a child and could be seen most days riding on her grandfather’s shoulders, who most members referred to as the Pied Piper of the NHA. Through her […]
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