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.

Hamilton Baiden

CEO of Youturn Health

Hamilton Baiden is the CEO of Youturn Health. He oversees the shaping of the company’s long-term strategy and leads the pursuit of strategic opportunities that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for the organization.
Prior to joining Youturn Health, Hamilton was Executive Vice President of Sales at Avella Specialty Pharmacy where he oversaw the growth of the business from a small regional pharmacy to the largest independent specialty pharmacy in the nation. His knowledge and understanding of the pharmacy industry was developed throughout his professional career, working in various roles for prominent pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, including MedImmune, Serono, Daiichi and Sanofi.
A graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, SC, with strong ties to his community, Hamilton served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a nonprofit organization dedicated to animal welfare, Altered Tails, and currently serves on the National Board of the American Liver Foundation Southwest Division. Hamilton is also in recovery and committed to helping others.

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.”

Dr. Jess J. Flores

Jesus (Jess) J. Flores, Ed.D is a retired teacher and educational administration leader offering key credentials in organizational leadership, teaching strategies, English Language program management, and student advocacy. He has experienced in developing curriculum while utilizing available resources with the unique ability to address student needs, uphold policy, and ensure safety and compliance while promoting a passionate creative and supportive environment. He is committed to enhancing awareness in social emotional learning and increasing student achievement thorough building teams. His educational philosophy is based on his uncompromising belief that all students can learn, given a positive learning environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed and focused educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive family.

He has earned a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Administration from Arizona State University, Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Associates of Arts from Mesa Community College. He is Arizona State certified as Nationally certified Trainer in classroom management, Standard Adult Education, Standard Professional Elementary K-8, Standard Professional Principal Prek-12, Standard Professional Superintendent PreK-12. He is most proud of retiring from the Public Safety in Law Enforcement and Arizona State Retirement Systems in Education both in Arizona.

Dr. Flores is currently with school districts and MASK’s E3 Institute to help teachers, parents and caregivers create safe, intentional environments where children can prosper, parent-child bonds can be strengthened, and students can acquire the social and emotional skills need to mature into confident, kind, and successful adults.

Joseph Leduc

Assistant Chief Joseph Leduc
Scottsdale Police Department

Joseph LeDuc has been with a progressive valley police agency for over 26 years, where he currently serves as a District Commander.

His educational credentials include a Police Supervision Certificate, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership.

Mr. LeDuc became a Police Officer in 1991. In addition to his patrol duties, as a certified Police Trainer and later as a Field Training Officer he designed course material, taught, and facilitated the training of numerous police recruits.

In 1998, he was promoted to Detective serving in the Property Crimes Section and later the Violent Crimes Unit. In recognition for his work in these units, he was selected to serve in the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force. This group, combining Federal and local agents, was tasked with identifying and dismantling large organized crime rings in the United States and abroad. In 2004, Mr. LeDuc was assigned as a homicide investigator.

Mr. LeDuc was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2005 and assigned to supervise a squad of Patrol Officers and Police Aids in one of the busiest police districts. A year later he was selected to supervise the Special Victims Unit, leading a team of detectives who investigate sex crimes committed against both children and adults. During this time, Mr. LeDuc ran the sex offender tracking/notification effort and oversaw all Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigations.

In 2011, Mr. LeDuc was assigned to the Internal Affairs Unit and was tasked with responsibilities that included the investigation of alleged police misconduct, the continual review of professional standards, and statistical tracking.

Mr. LeDuc was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2013 and soon after was assigned to supervise 26 police managers and employees in the Special Investigations Section. This section is comprised of the Drug Enforcement Unit, the Federal DEA Task Force, the Joint Terrorism Task force, and the Intelligence Unit.

In 2016, Mr. LeDuc was promoted to the rank of Commander where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a large district, supervising and leading over 68 civilian and sworn police employees. Mr. LeDuc also and serves as a member of his agency’s command staff helping to guide the mission and overall direction of the department.

Mr. LeDuc has been involved in promoting the health and welfare of families and has wrote and presented on topics such as bullying, substance abuse, and Internet safety.

In addition to his full-time job as a law enforcement professional, Mr. LeDuc serves as an Adjunct Professor for Northern Arizona University where he designs, implements and teaches multiple different courses in Public Agency Management, Justice Studies, and Intelligence.

Mr. LeDuc’s awards include multiple Police Superior Performance Awards, Meritorious Service Award, Community Policing Award, Marksmanship Award, The City of Scottsdale Manager’s Award of Excellence for Caring and Compassion, Supervisor of the Year in 2008 and 2010, and MASK’s Dad Dialed In Award in 2017, and two Chiefs Awards of Excellence in 2017.

Shef Gandhi, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

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.

MASK Leaders of Distinction are leaders in industries to help scale, promote, and propel the mission of MASK.

Zach Ivanhoe

General Manager - Right Toyota

Dr. Brent M. Hodges

Superintendent Scottsdale Christian Academy (SCA)

Jim Kenney

Director of Sales- Hospitality Infor

Dr. Rod Gore

Owner of Rod W. Gore DDS

Erik Dorr

Vice President of Sales- Phat Rides

The Women of Influence Committee are a group of women who help spread the mission of MASK.

Tina Blattner

Laura Briggs

Alicia Fortune

Ana Juarez

Nichole Kluth

Kimberly MacDowell

Funda Bachini

Kassandra Noriega

Christina Ivanhoe

Mallory Olson

Renee Ramirez

Dallas Amato

Nicole Harrington

Olivia Weil