MADD Announces Five New Board Members

Jun 21, 2012, 12:00 ET from Mothers Against Drunk Driving

IRVING, Texas, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is announcing today the election of five new members to its National Board of Directors.  This diverse group of new members brings a range of experience, including grassroots activism, underage drinking prevention, financial expertise and much more. 


"We are looking forward to the input and expertise of these individuals, who each provide a unique and valuable perspective, as MADD continues its efforts to save lives by working to eliminate drunk driving, and to serve the victims of this violent crime — reaching an average of one victim every eight minutes," said Robert Strassburger, MADD's Chairman of the Board.

In alphabetical order, the new Board members are:

  • Steven Benvenisti, New Jersey
  • Brad Bulla, Tennessee
  • Frank Magourilos, New Mexico 
  • Mahesh Shetty, Texas 
  • Monica Vandehei, Connecticut 

For more information about these individuals, visit:

About Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.  With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America's roads. PowerTalk 21® is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents™ to reduce the risk of underage drinking.  And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every eight minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP.  Learn more at or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.

SOURCE Mothers Against Drunk Driving