PJRM Team

Lance G. Newman, CPI, CPS, PJRM Executive Director

Lance G. Newman, CPI, CPS, PJRM Executive Director

•Executive Director of Project Josiah Restoration Ministry
•US Marine Combat Veteran
•Director of Military and Veterans Program, SC Thrive
•Member of Bethesda Church of God
•Facilitator, Bethesda Church of God CVSG
•Member of Marine Corps League, American Security Society, American Legion
•Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, Gamma Iota Chapter
•Certified Professional Investigator/Forensic Interviewer
•Peer to Peer Specialist/Train the Trainer
•Certified Mental Health Instructor
•BS in Security Management Dover University, BS in Emergency Disaster Management and Masters Security Management
•President of the South Carolina Chapter of K.I.N.G.

Robin J. White, Chairman of the Board

Robin J. White, Chairman of the Board

• 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

Steven Diaz, Operations Chief

Steven Diaz, Operations Chief

• U.S. Marine Combat Veteran
• Purple Heart Recipient
• Bachelors in Business Administration
• One of the founding members of Hidden Wounds

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

Alvin C. King

Alvin C. King

• Retired First Sergeant, US Army
• Served in Operation Joint Forge, 3rd Special Forces Group ABN (Bosnia-2 tours)
Operation Enduring Freedom, 3rd Special Forces Group ABN (Afghanistan-2 tours)
Operation Iraqi Freedom, 3rd Infantry and 4th Infantry Divisions (Iraq-2 tours)
Operation New Dawn, 3rd Infantry Division (Iraq-1 tour)
• President, King Consulting Group
• Community Relations Specialist (Board Member), Bigger Than Sports, SC (Youth Nonprofit Organization)
• Founder, I'm Meant To Be Movement (Youth and Veteran Mentorship Program)
• member, Grace to Glory Church

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)
•Peer to Peer Specialist