Diana Pohlman

Video: Thoughts on PANDAS and Autoimmune Encephalitis Founded in 2009, Diana has built PANDAS Network (PN) from the ground up by developing stakeholder outreach, marketing and collaborating with healthcare experts. PN has grown from the story of her one child and the outstretched hand of another mother from Illinois that has traveled this path as well. Together,… Continue reading Diana Pohlman

Heather Korbmacher

Heather Korbmacher’s passion is to ensure that marginalized children’s needs are met. An author, educator, speaker, coach and advocate, she earned a master’s degree in Exceptional Children, is a national board-certified teacher and is the founder of Courageous Educational Services, LLC. With over 20 years of experience working with children with challenging behaviors, Heather utilizes… Continue reading Heather Korbmacher

Christy Jagdfeld

Christy Jagdfeld is a CPA who resides in the Lake Country area of Wisconsin. She became a fierce patient advocate after her youngest child was diagnosed with several chronic illnesses in 2012. Jagdfeld worked for six years as a volunteer and eventual Board Member/Treasurer, of Dysautonomia International (2014-2020). During that time, she organized a local… Continue reading Christy Jagdfeld

Andrew Weinstein

Andrew Weinstein is a senior software engineer at Altvia Solutions, a software company in Broomfield, CO, providing a Salesforce-based customer relationship management solution for private equity firms. He previously worked as a web developer at White Goose Technology and as an analyst at Princeton Asset Management Group. He has experience with all levels of full-stack… Continue reading Andrew Weinstein

Angelique LeDoux

Angelique LeDoux is a writer and picture editor turned education advocate based in New York City. She is the founder and executive director of Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC (PALNYC), a nonprofit that supports the cognitive, social and emotional needs of high-potential youth by helping parents navigate quality programs, mentoring opportunities and educational technologies that support them as… Continue reading Angelique LeDoux

Chris Walters

Chris Walters is a registered patent attorney and father of three. He is familiar with a wide range of cutting-edge technologies. He is also passionate about advancing medical research into the connections between the immune system and mental health. Having seen PANDAS firsthand, he has committed to working with PANDAS Network to support research into… Continue reading Chris Walters

Sarah Lemley

Sarah Lemley, MPA, H.A., is the co-founder and executive director of the Northwest PANDAS/PANS Network and the mother of a 12-year-old daughter. In her role as ED for NWPPN, she has hosted the first Northwest PANDAS/PANS Provider roundtable, coordinated five Grand Rounds, introduced legislation in Oregon and Washington, created the first Northwest Walk 4 Research… Continue reading Sarah Lemley

William “Towny” Manfull

William “Towny” Manfull began his professional career in the printing industry. He began, fresh out of college, working for a leading printing press manufacturer and quickly moved up to several senior executive roles with some of the largest global printing companies. As the printing industry declined, he successfully transitioned to media technology sales and is currently a… Continue reading William “Towny” Manfull