Meet Our board

david brown


David Brown is a 2005 graduate of the Ohio State University and holds an M.B.A. from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He has more than ten years of leadership experience with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. He has held various positions within the Patrol, including motorcycle unit officer, academy instructor, and post commander. He teaches leadership development for front line supervisors. David currently holds the rank of Captain and serves as the Security Services Commander of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

kevin nichols


Kevin Nichols, CPA, is an Audit Manager at Cardinal Health. Kevin is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S.B.A in Accounting and has over 7 years of internal audit experience working in the governmental, financial services, and healthcare industries. Kevin is also the acting Treasurer for the Central Ohio Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Chapter and is a member of the AICPA.

david bose


David has nearly two decades of combined experience in escalation management and strategic account management. David has an ability to quickly gain an understanding of complex situations and develop straight forward written and verbal communication. He has a superior track record in developing teams and executing communication strategies for internal and external customers.  David currently works for IBM.

Josh Eldridge

Operations Director

Josh has worked full time in Law Enforcement since 2001, spending over a decade on his agency’s Special Response Team (SRT). In addition to various positions on SRT, he has also worked in patrol, investigations, as a member of a fugitive apprehension task force, and as an academy instructor.

Josh’s vision is to help other first responders and military veterans explore this therapeutic method. The most important goal is for the person to be made whole. As a benefit from this healing result s/he will be a much more effective public servant.

Jason Hughes

Mental Health Resources 

Jason served in the U.S. Army for 22 years and retired in 2019. He is a published author and the co-lead for the Ohio Governor’s Challenge Team to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF). He serves as a Life Side Ohio committee member, a certified VitalCog: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace instructor, and a Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) instructor.

Jason currently works for the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, serving as the Program Manager for the First Responder QPR Instructor Training grant.

Emily MAupin, pa-c

Medical Evaluation

Emily Maupin is a Certified Physician Assistant.  Emily has experience in sports injuries and orthopedic surgery.  Emily provides first aid training as well as medical evaluations for participants on backpacking trips.  She currently works for Diley Medical Group in the central Ohio region.