Kimberly Cabral

CEO/Founder, MASK

Kimberly Cabral is the founder and CEO of MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids), and the Publisher of MASK The Magazine. MASK, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, was established in 2007. Kimberly is the mother of a blended family of five children who was inspired to create MASK after a conversation in the car with her son who was about to enter middle school. Realizing that issues relating to drug use, drinking, bullying, and technology safety are affecting children much younger than the then established prevention programs were being delivered, she approached two other moms who shared her concern about the safety and well-being of children. Together, after receiving training by experts such as police detectives and psychologists in areas that included drugs, bullying, self-esteem and internet safety, they formed MASK, offering age-appropriate prevention programs for children from kindergarten to college and accompanying parent programs. The MASK mission is to engage and educate parents, children and the community about issues facing youth today and to empower children to make safe, healthy choices. Kimberly’s vision for MASK’s school-based program, the MASK E3 Institute, is to build and strengthen social and emotional skills in children while helping the school create a positive climate and atmosphere in a manner that helps teachers and school administrators meet educational standards. In 2011, Kimberly’s passion for reaching families led her to create MASK The Magazine, a quarterly publication that provides parenting solutions for today’s families. It is the parenting manual offering solutions to the modern day challenges families face. Kimberly recognized that parents want the latest information affecting youth however they are time-deprived and often unable to make one more commitment to attend a parent meeting. MASK The Magazine is a resource for busy moms, dads, grandparents, caregivers, and professionals to stay up-to-date on the important issues affecting school-age children. Kimberly has a steadfast ability to accomplish anything she puts her mind to and her vision and passion to help families is unwavering. She believes her team is created of individuals with specific talents and gifts whom when working together have the ability to create long-lasting, effective change among today’s youth and families. Most importantly Kimberly believes in helping school-age children make better decisions, because they are our most precious resource.

Patrick van den Bossche

Managing Director at VDB Associates, LLC Manages EXEC ELITE at Realty Executives.

Patrick van den Bossche has 30 years of experience as a business leader and a senior executive leading fast growth, start-up and next-growth companies. He provides a rare blend of respected and proven leadership, corporate and business vision, mergers & acquisitions and corporate capitalization strategies, with strong analytical, creative, financial and operational expertise across diverse industries including manufacturing, products, services, and technology. His experience as President, CEO, COO, Director and Partner include companies such as Realty Executives International, Daytona Racing Experience, Modtech/SPI, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, DiningUber, Skin Tech, VDB Associates, and Turnkey.
Patrick is an occasional lecturer who has spoken at Penn State University, Arizona State University, and University of Phoenix. His credentials include State of California Polytechnic University of Pomona School of Architecture Bachelors degree, Six Sigma, LEAN training, LEED™ training, and Toyota Production System training. He is a long-time active member in the international Young Presidents – World Presidents Organization (YPO-WPO) including leadership roles as Chairman of the Board of WPO Arizona, WPO Pacific Region Board and Network Chairman for the International YPO-WPO Automotive Network.

He is long time happily married to Denise van den Bossche, his partner in life and business, and he is originally from the Netherlands. Denise and Patrick call Impact Church their home and enjoy being active as triathletes, yogis, golf duffers, novice sailors, and anything that involves the outdoors.

“We are honored to be part of the MASK board and the amplifying Kimberley’s vision. We look to do our part do make a difference for a safer world for our children.”

John Cocca

Director of the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control

John Cocca, Director of the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control (Department of Liquor), was appointed by Governor Ducey in February 2015. The Department of Liquor director is responsible for the administration of all the divisions of the department: Investigations, Licensing and Administration. Director Cocca serves at the pleasure of the governor (A.R.S. §4-111).

Prior to this appointment, the City of Scottsdale was Director Cocca’s employer for 30-years, from February 1985 to February 2015. His last assignment was the Investigations/Personnel Development Services Bureau Assistant Chief. His responsibilities included oversight of police investigations, employee training and forensic evidence.

At the age of 21, Director Cocca began his law enforcement career, advancing through the ranks as a patrol officer, field training officer, crime scene officer,
undercover narcotics detective, patrol sergeant, media relations sergeant, community affairs sergeant, patrol lieutenant, basic training lieutenant, patrol commander and uniform and investigations assistant chief. As a certified police instructor for AZPOST (Arizona Police Officer Standardized Training), Director Cocca frequently instructed at the Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALEA) for law enforcement recruits.

Director Cocca is a member if the International Associations of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Associates, the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police, the East Valley Chiefs of Police and is Past-Chairman of the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy (ALEA) Users Committee. He has served on a number of committees with the Boys and Girls Club and the Scottsdale Unified and Paradise Valley School Districts. He is a board member for MASK (Mother’s Awareness for School Aged Kids).

Director Cocca holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University in Justice Studies and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy’s Executive Management program.

A native of Arizona and raised in Scottsdale, he resides in Scottsdale with his wife of 30 years and has two adult children.

Shef Gandhi, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Director at Childhelp

Dr. Gandhi is a licensed psychologist, a graduate professor, and clinical supervisor. In her clinical practice, she focuses on healing and empowering children, adolescents, young adults, and families who are coping with a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, Defiant Behavior Disorders, and PTSD. Her primary areas of specialty include psychoeducational and psychological evaluation and assessment as well as treating victims of sexual and physical abuse, vicitms of trauma, victims of bullying. Additionally she engages in school-based psychological consultation, EMDR, clinical supervision of graduate doctoral students. Her advocacy efforts involve an active involvement in the local Arizona Psychological Association. She was the Diversity Representative for the state as well as chair of the Membership committee for two years and is an active participant in the Disaster Relief Network working with the American Red Cross. As a graduate professor, she teaches at the medical school, Midwestern Univserity, in the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program. She is passionate about working with children and adolescents to prevent and heal mental illness, provide education to the public to help heal and foster change and growth to create a safer world. Dr. Gandhi holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a M.A. and Psy.D. from Arizona School of Professional Psychology.

Andre Wadsworth

Executive Pastor at Impact Church

Andre L. Wadsworth was born October 19, 1974 to Andrew and Lylith Wadsworth, in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands. Andre is the youngest of seven siblings. In 1977, after his parents divorced, the family sans his father moved to Miami, Florida. At an early age, Andre gained firsthand knowledge about the demands of proprietorship, the principles of ownership, and ethics, working summers at the auto parts company owned by his late father. Andre always had a passion for business, but he never envisioned that his love of football and an unlikely path to a college football powerhouse would ultimately lead to his goal of being a business owner, like his father. At Florida Christian School, Andre played tight end, defensive end/linebacker, and even returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, which still remains a school record. Andre was All- Dade County, in both football and basketball his senior year of high school, but did not receive any Division I scholarship offers. Andre enrolled in Florida State University because of their business school program; football was an afterthought. Andre walked on the Florida State football team at 217 pounds, without a scholarship, any delusions of stardom, but he would leave Tallahassee as one of its most accomplished athletes. Andre was a projected top 10 player his junior year at nose guard, but decided to forego the NFL draft in order switch positions and play defensive end. FSU head coach Bobby Bowden was dubious that Andre could make the transition, but after eight tackles and two sacks against opening opponent USC, all doubts were erased. Andre would eventually lead the ACC with 18 sacks, and become ACC Player of the Year, ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and All ACC First team. The Outland Award and Lombardi Trophy finalist was also named CBS SportsLine Defensive Player of the Year, Defensive Lineman of the Year from the Touchdown Club of Columbus, and one of the 30 Greatest ACC Players by College Football News. Furthermore, The Walter Camp All-American and AP All-American was the recipient of the $10,000 Burger King College Football Scholarship. In 2004, Andre was inducted into the Florida State University Hall of Fame. Andre was selected third overall in the 1998 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals, the highest any FSU football player has ever been drafted. His rookie season, Andre played in 18 games including preseason, finishing with 7.0 sacks and 62 tackles. Hampered by a knee injury in 1999, Andre only managed to play in 11 games. In 2000, Andre underwent micro fracture surgery on his right knee, the third surgery on that knee. Between November 1999 and January 2001 Andre had five surgeries, consequently, ending his football career. Andre endured sixteen surgeries, including four micro fracture procedures, two torn Achilles tendons, and countless hours of rehab in an attempt to defy the odds. Six years after being told he would never play again, Andre signed with the New York Jets on March 26, 2007. The Jets medical staff was incredulous that Andre would be able to complete one of the toughest NFL training camps. Andre not only completed the rigorous training camp, he never missed a practice.

Andre was the final roster cut. Andre graduated cum laude with a business degree from Florida State University, and is six credits short of receiving his MBA. In 2000, Mr. Wadsworth bought and co-owned All Pro Imports Automotive Group with business partner, and former NFL player Bryan Myers. The All Pro Imports Automotive Group consisted of six Porsche, BMW, and Volkswagen dealerships, in the Central and Panhandle regions of Florida until he sold it in 2010. Recently, Andre has diversified his entrepreneurial pursuits by entering the rapidly evolving field of marketing and technology. Twenty years ago, baseball and cricket were the predominant sports played on St. Croix; football was not even a high school sport. Fellow Crucians Tim Duncan and Raja Bell brought basketball to the forefront, and Andre is most proud of that because of his achievements on the football field; football is now an organized sport on the island of St. Croix. Andre and his beautiful wife of twelve years, Subyn reside in Scottsdale, Arizona, with their four girls Sophia, Sarah, Selah and Sahmone. Andre and his family are active members in the community and serves as the Executive Pastor of the church he co-founded, Impact Church.

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