Christine Grant, JD, MBA, is Chairperson of the SERV Achievement Centers Board of Directors and sits on the SERV Behavioral Health System Board of Directors.
Ms. Grant is a former New Jersey Cabinet member and Commissioner of Health and Senior Services. She was Vice President of Government and Policy at the former Aventis Pasteur Vaccine Company, and Senior Director of Policy and State Government at Merck. She is a member of the American Bar Association and former Chair of its Science and Technology Section.
She has served on a variety of State and National Advisory and Organizational Boards, including the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, and continues as National Advisory Chair of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Jersey Health Initiatives. She co-hosts “Open Source,” a weekly interview show on Princeton Community TV, among other television appearances.
Ms. Grant earned her juris doctor degree from Rutgers Law School where she was a member of the Law Review and its business manager, an MBA from Wharton and bachelor’s degree in zoology from Swarthmore College. She has written numerous articles on public health law, healthcare and pharmaceutical law and finance.
David Sears, CFP, CIMA, is a member of the SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. Board of Directors and serves on its Finance Committee.
As an Institutional Consultant and Account Vice President who joined UBS Financial Services in Princeton in 2007, Mr. Sears was part of a select group chosen nationally to complete a focused wealth management and institutional consulting program. Now as a portfolio manager and consultant, Mr. Sears supports the Princeton Investment Consulting Group with portfolio construction, asset allocation, risk management, investment manager research, equity and fixed income trading, portfolio reporting, and financial planning. The Princeton Investment Consulting Group has been recognized as the Top Advisory Team in New Jersey by Barron's.
Mr. Sears is a Certified Financial Planner® and received his Certified Investment Management Analyst certification from the Wharton School of Business, The University of Pennsylvania. He also is a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist. He is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association, a national association for the industry setting standards in Investment Consulting.
He received his B.S. in Finance and Economics with high honors from The Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University. He also is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
Mr. Sears is co-founder of Princeton LEEEP, an organization of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.
He resides in Asbury Park, N.J.
Paul M. Lehrer
Paul M. Lehrer, Ph.D., is a member of the SERV Behavioral Health System Board of Directors and secretary of the SERV Centers of New Jersey board. He has been a member of the SERV board since soon after its founding in the early 1970s.
Dr. Lehrer is a clinical psychologist and Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway. His clinical practice and research specialize in management of stress and treatment of physical and emotional stress-related disorders.
Dr. Lehrer is board-certified as a senior fellow in biofeedback by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. He also is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.
He is a member and past president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, the American branch of the International Stress Management Association, the International Society for Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology, the N.J. Psychological Association, the American Psychosomatic and the Society for Psychophysiological Research.
John Maret is Chairperson of the SERV Properties & Management Board of Directors and a member of the board of SERV Behavioral Health System. He also is on the Finance Committee for SERV Behavioral Health System.
He is affiliated with Surety Title Company, LLC in Lawrenceville, N.J., and is a consultant in the field of commercial finance.
Mr. Maret is a member of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer recording books for Learning Ally, formerly Recording For The Blind and Dyslexic. He is the recipient of the Ben Yedlin Award from the Central Jersey Board-Cancer Care, N.J., a charitable organization providing free support and advice to cancer patients, their families and caregivers.
In addition to his work in the title industry, Mr. Maret is a professional voice actor, recording material for organizations in New Jersey and New York.