Accidental Impacts Leadership
Maryann Gray, Ph.D.
Maryann is a social psychologist and educator. She is also a CADI, as a result of an accident in which an 8-year old boy ran in front of her car and was killed. She has been talking with and writing about CADIs for over ten years.
Michael A. Gentry, J.D. LCSW, is a therapist in private practice in Scottsdale Arizona specializing in relational trauma and addiction. In addition to his master’s degree in social work, Mike has advanced training in trauma therapy, including Somatic Experiencing, NeuroAffective Relational Model, and a Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies. Mike was a litigation attorney for 11 years before moving into the behavioral healthcare field in 2006. He joined the Board of AI in 2021.
Anita Grossman is a fundraising professional with over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily in health, human services and educational organizations. A Chicago native, Anita holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and has done graduate work in religious studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.
The Rev. David W. Peters, D.Min served as an enlisted Marine and Army chaplain, deploying to Iraq in 2005. Today he is the vicar of St Joan of Arc Episcopal Church in Pflugerville, Texas and an adjunct instructor at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. He is the founder of the Episcopal Veterans Fellowship. David is the author or two books about war and homecoming, with a third book on moral injury forthcoming. He hosts two podcasts and his articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications.
Kimberly Rice works at the local, state, and national level on issues affecting children and youth with disabilities. She is a member of a number of boards and commissions, including a four year term on the presidential line of the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, one of 18 divisions of the national special education professional organization, the Council for Exceptional Children. Kimberly is currently a doctoral student in the Office of Special Education Programs funded Special Education Leader Scholar Community at Arizona State University.
The Very Reverend Chris Yaw is the rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield Michigan. Chris is active in outreach activities involving homelessness and poverty in and around Detroit. He serves on several diocesan boards and is also President of Oakland Housing. He is the founder and host of www.churchnext.tv, author of several books and articles, and prior to joining the clergy worked as a television journalist.