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Board of Directors

Nicole GodaireNicole M. Godaire, CBIS, Chief Executive Officer of the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA), has been with BIA-MA since 2005. 

Nicole’s passion is advocating for the brain injury community, improving access to more programs and services for individuals with brain injury and caregivers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Nicole’s relationships within the Commonwealth and provider community have made it possible for BIA-MA to increase brain injury awareness and close gaps in services across the state.


daviddwork David Dwork, Esq.
Board Chair
Laura Herman
Laura Herman
CEO Insurance Marketing Agencies Board Chair-Elect

chipbradley David "Chip" Bradley, Jr.
Survivor Council,
Teresa Hayes Teresa Hayes, MSW, LICSW
Teresa Hayes Shelly M. King, MA, LMHC
marillyn spivak Marilyn Spivack
Family Member, BIAA Founder
haroldwilkinson Harold Wilkinson, MD, PhD Neurosurgeon


kenkolpan Kenneth Kolpan, Esq. Law Office of Kenneth Kolpan
haroldwilkinson Eileen Chernoff, RN, MBA, LicNHA
Founder, Community Rehab Care



Jody Crowley, MS
Vice President Atlas Lift Tech


Board of Directors - Members

Robert C. Cantu, MD, MA, FACM
Neurosurgeon & Co-Founder, Sports Injury Institute

John Paul Weaver, MS, MD
Department of Neurosurgery, UMass-Memorial Medical Center
University of Massachusetts Medical School