Executive Committee:

  • Scholl Founder/Consultant:
    • Sr. Paula Vandegaer, SSS
      • Founder of International Life Services and Volunteers for Life
      • Author, Speaker, Catholic Bishops’ People of Life Award, 2012
  • President:
    • Betty Odello
      • Retired Professor of Philosophy, specializes in biomedical ethics, presently serves on the LA Archdiocese Life, Justice and Peace Commission. Scholl Writer and Speaker
  • Vice-President:
    • Sr. Beth Momburg, SSS
      • International Life Services(ILS) Liaison
      • ILS Operations Manager
      • Fund Development Specialist
  • Secretary:
    • Elizabeth C. Hanink
      • Speaker’s Bureau Coordinator, Scholl Writer, and Editor
  • Treasurer:
    • Bev Cielnicky
      • Editor of Scholl Bioethical Reviews
      • President of Crusade for Life

Other Executive Committee Members

  • Robert J. Cielnicky
    • Former President of Scholl
    • Founder of Life Priority Network
    • Legislative Analyst
    • Speaker
    • Conference Chairman
  • Germaine Wensley
    • Founder and former President of California Nurses for Ethical Standards
    • Scholl Writer and Speaker
  • Dagoberto Ramos
    • Director of Outreach to Latino Community Committee

Advisory Board Members

  • William Anderson, Esq.
    • Private Practice
  • Dr. Paddy Baggott, M.D.
    • Private Practice
    • Patient’s Choice Award (2010-2012)
  • Dr. Christopher DeGiorgio, M.D.
    • Professor of UCLA School of Medicine
  • Dr. Vincent Fortanasce, M.D.
    • Physicians for Compassionate Care of California
    • Bioethicist and Author
  • Molly Israel, R.N.
    • Past President of Scholl Institute of Bioethics
  • Dr. Kathleen Schlaerth, M.D.
    • Private Practice, Former LA Times columnist
  • Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J. PhD.
    • Former president of Gonzaga University
    • Founder of the Magis Center and the Spitzer Center
  • Zonya Townsend, R.N.
    • President of California Nurses for Ethical Standards
  • Miguel Endara, PhD.
    • Professor of Philosophy