Active over the years in charitable organizations focused on hospitalized children, mental health and gardening. Tracy founded Make a Child Smile, Inc., which funds hospitals to provide emotional support to families with hospitalized children and is now part of a New Jersey hospital’s Child Life Services department........(Click NAME to continue)
Originally from Texas, Matt moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to pursue a career in music. He is a session guitarist and bassist for artists in hip hop, rap, pop, and rock........(Click NAME to continue)
An American musician, rapper, and actor best known for his Emmy nomination for the theme song to FX Network drama series Justified, produced by Gangstagrass, in the original main title theme music in 2010. .......(Click NAME to continue)
Lynn S. Zubernis, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and professor at West Chester University in Philadelphia. Dr. Zubernis has written/edited seven books, including a counseling textbook and six books on the positive impact of fandom and popular culture in people’s lives. She has over twenty years of experience as a clinician and a researcher, helping children, adolescents and adults dealing with anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges. .......(Click NAME to continue)
A mom who lost her son, Sean, to depression and suicide, about a year ago. Geri herself struggles with mental health disorders and has lived through the darkness of having suicidal thoughts. Geri has been an active AIR volunteer sinces shortly after Sean's death.(Click NAME to continue)
Carrie Genzel is an actor/writer/producer. She is most recognized for her work as “Skye Chandler” on ALL MY CHILDREN, as well as two memorable SUPERNATURAL episodes “Bugs” and “Just My Imagination. Some of her credits also include WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, SMALLVILLE, WATCHEN and JENNIFER’S BODY.
In 2013, brother Mitch and Clif Kosterman established TwoSharks Media. Their first project was the Supernatural Fandom movie, which features the cast and crew of the popular hit TV series, Supernatural. Both Kosterman brothers knew the importance of starting the conversation about good mental health and included AIR Co-Founder Tricia Baker.
Mark Pellegrino is a highly prolific American actor of film and television. He is best known for his work as Lucifer in Supernatural, Paul Bennett in Dexter, Jacob in Lost and Bishop in Being Human. Mark became a supporter of AIR the day of the funeral of his best friend who died by suicide. Later that day, Mark met AIR Co-Founders Tricia and Kurt Baker at the Los Angeles premiere of Supernatural’s Fan Movie (spnfanmovie.com), which includes an interview with Tricia as part of its feature of the cast and crew’s philanthropic endeavors
David Jelinski started his police career in August of 1990 with the Manasquan, NJ Police Department until coming to West Windsor in 1997. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Kean University and is a candidate for a Master’s degree in Psychology (Behavioral).
Gil McKinney is a graduate of the University of Southern California and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance with a minor in Musical Theater. .......(Click NAME to continue)
Dr. Bratman is a clinical psychologist and has been in private practice in Princeton, NJ for more than 10 years. Her clientele is diverse, populated largely by women of high school age and older with eating disorders. Prior to opening a private practice, Dr. Bratman worked with adults with chronic mental health disorders in a partial hospital setting using a Dialectical Behavior Therapy model.
Jensen (Jay) Boaz is involved with AIR because people need to know that they aren’t alone; that they’re okay, they’re whole as they are and they deserve help, love and respect. Too many people struggle with mental health disorders because of the stigma, shame and misinformation surrounding it, and Jay aims to help AIR fix that.