Our Team

The Power of the Dream is guided by a working board, comprised of lifelong advocates, community volunteers, and professionals. Many haveĀ  first-hand experience of the challenges persons with Autism/IDD face.

Bruce Kirschenbaum, President

Bruce Kirschenbaum is the grandfather of a granddaughter with autism, and an entrepreneur with extensive public service experience.

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Anna Cunningham, Vice President/Senior Executive for Advocacy and Outreach

Anna Cunningham is the mother of three daughters, one of whom has autism and IDD. She is a co-founder of The Power of the Dream who has dedicated her life to finding targeted solutions to help her family and others.

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Jeff Pike, Treasurer

Jeff Pike is the controller for a local health care software company that specializes in patient/provider communication.

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Taryn DeLong, Secretary

Taryn DeLong is an editor, writer and volunteer who has always been passionate about making the community (and the world) a better place.

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Rita Faust, Board Member

Rita is the mother of an adult son with intellectual disabilities and has a 30-year work history in nonprofit and for-profit companies.

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