Dr. Rajee Ananda
Dr. Ananda graduated from Thanjavur Medical College, University of Madras, India. Since 1981, Dr. Ananda has been in private practice, specializing in neurology. She is currently on the faculty of neurology at USC Medical School in Los Angeles.
Chris has worked in the publishing industry for the last 30 years. He now continues to publish Speedboat Magazine and maintains the accompanying website Speedboat.com. He has taken his marketing skills to the foundation to assist veterans and manage the implementation of new projects.
Ricky is a retired Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff and continues to support law enforcement with his annual Spirit of the Law Awards. His public service continued as a former US Counter Measures Specialist and former TSA Scheduling Operations Officer. He also served as a Military Chaplin during Desert Storm.
John “Big John” Olague
“Big John” is a United States Marine Corps veteran and our liaison to veterans in need of assistance. He is active in the American Legion Hemet Post and the American Legion Riders Group. John also serves as Board Director for Veterans Paying It Forward. Big John is married and has one daughter. He has lived in the Hemet valley for most of his life and is currently a butcher for a localsupermarket chain.
Michael Wofford is the owner of Empire Mobility, a company that buys, sells, and repairs electric scooters, wheelchairs, and more. Michael serves on the Board of the San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. He is very passionate when it comes to making a difference in the community. His absolute goal is to help veterans become more active and independent.