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Martin Anderson, M.D.

MARTIN ANDERSON is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Adolescent Medicine at UCLA Children's Hospital. He is a faculty member in the UCLA School of Public Health. Dr. Anderson also serves as director of the Adolescent Based Clinic at UCLA and co-director of the Teen Clinic at Venice Family Clinic. In addition, he is on the medical advisory boards of Venice Family Clinic, Culver City Youth Health Center, the COPE Program, and Break the Cycle.

Johanna Chase

JOHANNA CHASE is a school and community health educator presently working for the Center for Health Education at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. She serves as a consultant for the UCLA School of Public Health as well as various school districts and community health agencies. She is a part-time instructor at local colleges and universities such as Cal State and El Camino College. Her articles have appeared in various health magazines and she has appeared in numerous documentaries and health education media; the most recent being a BBC documentary on adolescent sexual development.

Mark de Antonio, M.D.

MARK DE ANTONIO is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Director of the Inpatient Adolescent Service at UCLA/Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. DeAntonio is also an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. Not only does Mark direct the care of disturbed adolescents in an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric setting, he also teaches psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers to work with this population. In addition, he works with HIV infected and affected children, adolescents, and their parents at UCLA Center for Health Sciences.

Diane S. Gray, M.S.W., L.C.S.W

DIANE GRAY, a practicing psychotherapist, is presently in private practice in Brentwood. She was the originator and Coordinator of the Children's Bereavement Program of Jewish Big Brothers. Prior to Jewish Big Brothers, Ms. Gray was the Coordinator of the Children's Program of the Family Violence Project of Jewish Family Service. During her 10 year association with this organization, Diane led dtic violence support groups and helped develop and coordinate a violence prevention curriculum for use in Los Angeles schools. Diane also trained and supervised the paraprofessional staff, advocated for battered women, and trained professionals and other community agencies on the issue of domestic violence.

H. Catherine Mayorkas, Esq.

H. CATHERINE MAYORKAS is the Director of Public Interest Programs at the UCLA School of Law and the chief administrator of the School of Law's new Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Cathy is responsible for directing existing public interest activities, including coordinating the extensive student pro bono program, working with student public interest organizations, and counseling students interested in pursuing public interest careers. Cathy will also administer the new Program in Public Interest Law and Policy which seeks to offer a challenging approach to education for legal and policy work in the public interest.

Professor Frances Elisabeth Olsen

FRANCES OLSEN, a founding board member of Break the Cycle, is a renowned legal theorist and a professor of law at UCLA. She represented the Native Americans throughout their 71-day uprising at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1973, and founded the first feminist public interest law firm in Denver, Colorado. In 1984 she earned Harvard Law School's highest graduate degree (in the history of legal thought) and took up her professorship at UCLA. Since then, she has also taught law in the U.S. at Harvard, Michigan and Cornell; in England at Oxford and Cambridge; in Germany at the University of Berlin and Frankfurt University; in Italy at the European University Institute, the prestigious international graduate university of the European Union; and in Japan at the University of Tokyo and Ochanomizu University. She has lectured and published on 5 continents and has helped establish programs and classes in feminist legal theory on 4 continents.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

CARL H. SHUBS, Ph.D., is a Beverly Hills psychologist who works with adults, adolescents, and children in his private practice. In addition to his work with patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and relationship difficulties, Carl has concentrated on helping victims of violent crime for over 13 years. He trains other mental health professionals regarding the assessment and treatment of victims of violent crime and has presented on these topics at several professional conventions. Carl is co-chair of the Victim Treatment Committee of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA), a post he has held for the past four years. He is currently working on a book on victims of violent crime.

Professor David A. Sklansky

DAVID A. SKLANSKY is Acting Professor of Law at UCLA. He grew up in Southern California, received an undergraduate degree in biophysics from U.C. Berkeley, and attended Harvard Law School. Following his graduation from law school, David worked as a law clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Abner Mikva and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. He then spent a year in private practice in Washington, D.C., before moving back to Los Angeles to join the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, where he spent seven years as a federal prosecutor. In 1994 he joined the faculty of the UCLA School of Law. He teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, and evidence.

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