Board of Directors

The DMRF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors led by the President.

The Board serves as the principle fundraising and decision-making body.

Stanley Fahn, MD
Lifetime Honorary Director

Samuel Belzberg
Chairman/Founder

Art Kessler
President

Richard A. Lewis, MD
Vice President of Science

Barbara Kessler
Vice President of Awareness & Activities

Karen K. Ross, PhD
Vice President of Support

Rosalie Lewis
Vice President of Public Policy

Dennis Kessler
Vice President of Development

Sandra Weil
Network Liaison

Mark Rudolph
Treasurer

Frances Belzberg, Co-founder
Director

John Downey
Director

Donna Driscoll
Director

Nancy Harris
Director

Marilynne Herbert
Director

Erwin Jackson, PhD
Director

Stefanie Jackson
Director

Diane Rudolph
Director

Paula Schneider
Director

Pamela Sloate
Director

Mahlon R. DeLong, MD
Scientific Director, ex officio

Billy McLaughlin
Awareness Ambassador, ex officio

Janet Hieshetter
Executive Director, ex officio

Accelerating Research & Inspiring Hope

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) has served the dystonia community since 1976. Join us in our global effort to find a cure.