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, CFRE is the development director for the Community Services Agency in Mountain View, California, which provides safety net services to low income individuals and families. In this capacity, she interacts with foundation, corporate and individual donors; prepares grant proposals; oversees the agency’s communications program; organizes special events and is a member of the agency’s management team. 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. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Mountain View and Association of Fundraising Professionals, Silicon Valley Chapter, and has served as board president of both organizations.
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.
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, an author of several books and articles, and prior to joining the clergy worked as a television journalist.