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Board of Directors

Daniel M. Foundation


“I believe that the Daniel M. Foundation provides an invaluable resource to our community. It is the only organization that works with children with emotional and behavioral issues through positive behavior support. I donate my time to them because of the work that they do as well as to give back to them for the work they did with my son.”

— Beth Coke, Daniel M. Foundation Board of Directors

Beth Coke – President
Elizabeth (Beth) Coke is a Partner/Shareholder with the law firm of Richeson & Coke, PA where she has worked for seventeen years. Beth was born in Valley Stream, New York but moved to Fort Pierce when she was seven and, other than being away at school, has lived here ever since. Beth attended Loyola University in New Orleans where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Literature with a minor in Political Science. Beth then attended law school at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Beth first became involved with the Daniel M Foundation through her son who attended the afterschool program, summer camp, and respite for many years. Beth joined the Board of Directors in 2003 and has served as President for several years of her term on the Board

Gregory Melton - Secretary/Treasurer

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Teri PascarellaDirector
Teri Pascarella was born and raised with four siblings in the sprawling farming countryside of southern Minnesota. She moved to New York in 1971. While working in NYC in Private Banking and on Wall Street in Capital Management, she graduated from New York Institute of Technology majoring in Math/Physics, Business, and Economics. Teri and her future husband moved to southern Florida in 1994. As Florida grandparents concerned about the welfare of their grandchildren, Teri and her husband Ralph became Specialized Therapeutic Foster Parents in 2006 and have had the pleasure of dealing with the Daniel M Foundation in its many capacities since Summer Camp of 2007. Teri is a strong advocate for children who have been denied a stable home life and is passionate about finding consistent, healthy, and productive environments for all children in need. Teri joined the Daniel M Center for Behavioral Change Board of Directors in 2012.

Chris Harris – Director

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Paula Friedrich – Director

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