J o   S t a n d i n g

Board Director    


Jo is a world traveler, former Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute New York attendee, author of books on PTSD and a certified Life Coach through Rhodes College of Vancouver, Canada. She has led classes for over a decade in the USA and Canada. She now speaks to audiences on the topic of resilience because of PTSD, not despite it, or even after the fact. 

A n n e  S t e f f e n - R u s s o


Board Advisor 


Anne Steffen-Russo is an internationally known alternative therapist, medical intuitive, channel, psychic, healer, author and respected philosopher in the Hyde Park community of Cincinnati, Ohio. She educates people through her group and private sessions. She is happily married with two children.


E l i z a b e t h  A n n  W o o d

Board Secretary


Elizabeth is a psychology graduate of The University of Cincinnati and a present day studying Gemologist with the Gemological Institute of America. She lives with her two cats and husband in Cincinnati, Ohio.

O l g a  I v a n i d i

Board Treasurer 


Olga graduated from the University of Ukraine with a degree in international business. She also studied Broadcast Journalism at Columbia College in Chicago where she received a full scholarship to work toward her Masters. Olga resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.  

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