Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the ultimate governing authority of the American Diabetes Association. It exercises fiduciary oversight of our financial, ethical and legal affairs and ensures the organization's stability and viability to fulfill our mission.

Principal Officers

David A. DeMarco, PhD
Chair of the Board
Wakefield, RI

Brenda Montgomery, RN, MSHS, CDE
President, Health Care & Education
Bellevue, CA

Alvin C. Powers, MD
President, Medicine & Science
Brentwood, TN

Umesh Verma
Houston, TX


Jeffrey Himmel, MS
Chair of the Board-Elect
Miami Beach, FL

Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD, ABPP
President-Elect, Health Care & Education
Baltimore, MD

Jane Reusch, MD
President-Elect, Medicine & Science
Denver, CO

Michael Ching, CPA
Honolulu, HI

At-Large Board Members

Jackie Boucher, MS, RD, LD, CDE
Minneapolis, MN

Janet Brown Friday, RN, MSN, MPH
Bronx, NY

Martha Clark, MBA
Lafayette, CA

Robert H. Eckel, MD
Aurora, CO

David Herrick
New York, NY

C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Newton, MA

Steve Lucas
Denver, CO

Calvin Schmidt, BE, MBA
Raritan, NJ

Catherine Squires, CFRE
DeKalb, IL

Alan L. Yatvin, JD
Philadelphia, PA