Board of Directors

These are exciting times at CHI as we enter a period of transformation under the leadership of senior management and the Board of Directors.  We are reviewing and re-configuring our services to ensure we are offering our clients the choices they desire and deserve.”

—John Pistolessi, Board President


  • President, John Pistolessi, USAF (Ret); Currently a government civilian with the Department of Defense

  • Vice President, Marylove Moy, Senior Vice President, 1st Mariner Bank; Baltimore, Md (Ret)

  • Past President, Lawrence Skok, JD, West Coast Division Counsel for Federal Realty Investment Trust

  • Dr. Stephen J. Friedman, Community Member

  • Leslie Hertz, Family Advocate

  • Geraldine Fowlkes, Parent Advocate

  • Nandini Natarajan, Parent Advocate

  • Lynn Richardson, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Ret)

  • Darlene Richeson, Parent Advocate; Co-founder & COO of

  • Cathy Lyle, I/DD Professional

  • Aileen O’Hare, Self Advocate