PJRM Team

Lance G. Newman, CWO4, USMC (Ret) OPS Chair.

Lance G. Newman, CWO4, USMC (Ret) OPS Chair.

• Director of Military and Veterans Program, SC Thrive
• Member of Bethesda Church of God Director of Security
• US Marine Combat Veteran Iraq (1990-91)
• Facilitator, Bethesda Church of God Combat Veterans Support Group
• Member of Marine Corps League, American Security Society
• Certified Professional Investigator/Forensic Interviewer
• BS in Security Management from Dover University, BS in Emergency Disaster and MA in Security Management/Emergency Disaster Management from American Military University.
• Masters – Security Management
• Peer to Peer Specialist

Robin J. White, Capt, USN (Ret), Assistant Chair

Robin J. White, Capt, USN (Ret), Assistant Chair

• Retired US Navy Submarine Service
• Member of Northeast Presbyterian Church Combat Veterans Support Group
• Member of Naval Academy Alumni Association (NAAA), Naval Submarine League (NSL), United
• States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) Palmetto Base, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA),and Sigma Xi
• BS from Naval Academy, MS in Engineering Acoustics from Naval Postgraduate School

John L. Pressly, Legal Chair.

John L. Pressly, Legal Chair.

• Retired attorney -Virginia State Bar
• Member and Elder of Northeast Presbyterian Church
• Counsel to the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
• Mediator for the Columbia Mediation Service.
• Board member for Ben Lippen School.
• BA from Erskine College and J.D. law degree from George Mason School of Law

Cecilia R. Newman, Grants Research Chair

Cecilia R. Newman, Grants Research Chair

• Development Specialist in Non-Profit sector
• Certified County coordinator for volunteer tax program
• Member of Bethesda Church of God
• Wife of a Combat Veteran
• BA from Univ. of Phoenix

Arno R. Goerski, I.T. Specialist

Arno R. Goerski, I.T. Specialist

• U.S. Army Combat Veteran-
Served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Inherent Resolve.
• Member of Bethesda Church Of God
• CompTIA A+ Certified
• BS in Information Technology -Security from Colorado Technical University (Cum Laude)