Board of Directors
Marcus Brown, J.D.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Brown earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Pepperdine University, while concurrently completing a certification in ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) at the Straus Institute. After law school, Mr. Brown transitioned into collegiate athletics and has since served as a senior administrator for two Division I athletic programs. He actively participates on several professional committees, and has spoken on several collegiate sports panels. In addition, Mr. Brown participates in youth mentorship projects and has co-facilitated couples relationship seminars.
Janet S. Lockhart
Board Member, Treasurer
Ms. Lockhart received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Alabama A&M University, Huntsville. She is currently employed at Pepperdine University, Seaver College serving as Director of Financial Assistance. Prior to Seaver College, she served as Director of Financial Assistance at the Pepperdine School of Law, and prior to that as Accountant in General Accounting. Mrs. Lockhart has over fifteen years of experience in managing student financial assistance.
Secretary, Board Member
Mr. Rogers received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Pepperdine University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He is currently employed at Loyola Marymount University serving as Director of Decision Support. Prior to Loyola Marymount University, he served as Associate Director of Enterprise Information Systems at Pepperdine University, and prior to that as Senior System and Network Administrator at BizRate.com. Mr. Rogers has over a dozen years of experience in information management and over ten years of experience in the education sector.
Peter Berwick, Ph.D.
Clinical Supervisor, Board Report
Dr. Berwick earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Arizona State University and his bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Oregon. Dr. Berwick has over 40 years of experience as a mental health professional. He has served as a clinician, clinical supervisor, researcher, faculty member at the University of Arizona Medical School, and has multiple publications. Dr. Berwick has extensive experince in the treatment of anxiety disorders including phobias, obsessive-complusive disorder, and panic disorders. He is skilled in the use of hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy for the treament of chronic pain and stress management. His communication, skill building, and sex therapy techniques have assisted many indiviudals and couples in strengthening thier intimate relationships. Over his tenure as a clinical psychologist he has served in hosptial, university, private practice, and community mental health settings.