Task Force Members

  • David Covington, LPC, MBA—Co-Lead, Private Sector; CEO & President, RI International, Inc.
  • Mike Hogan, PhD—Co-Lead, Public Sector; Independent Advisor and Consultant, Hogan Health Solutions LLC
  • Alan “Lanny” L. Berman, PhD, ABPP, Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology
  • Ed Coffey, MD, Vice President, Henry Ford Health System
  • Kate Comtois, PhD, MPH, Clinical Director, University of Washington Harborview
  • Chris Damle, Senior Director of Adult Services, Magellan Health Services of Arizona
  • Laurie Davidson, MA, Project Manager for Provider Initiatives, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
  • John Draper, PhD, Project Director, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Shareh Ghani, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Health Services of Arizona
  • Julie Goldstein Grumet, PhD, Director of Prevention and Practice, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
  • David Grossman, MD, MPH, Medical Director for Preventative Care, Group Health Research Institute
  • David Jobes, PhD, Associate Director of Clinical Training, Catholic University of America
  • Christine Ketchmark, PsyD, Director of Clinical Analytics, Outcomes, and Integration, Magellan Health Services of Arizona
  • Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH, Suicide Prevention Branch Chief, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Fred Meservey, LMSW, Director, Suicide Prevention Center of New York
  • Gary O’Brien, DMin, Prevention Specialist, Suicide Prevention Center of New York
  • Cindy Padilla, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Administration on Aging
  • Paul Schyve, MD, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Improvement, The Joint Commission
  • Phil Satow, MA, National Council for Suicide Prevention Representative; Co-founder, Jed Foundation
  • Shannon Skowronski, MPH, MSW, Program Specialist, U.S. Administration on Aging
  • Heather Stokes, LCSW, Vice President, LivingWorks Education, Inc.