Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director

Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School …

Kris Lotlikar, Deputy Director

Kris Lotlikar serves as the Deputy Director for MAPS. Kris is an experienced entrepreneur and futurist. Kris founded Renewable Choice and served as President for fifteen years. Renewable Choice was a leading …

Bryson Voirin, Ph.D., Chief of Staff

Bryson Voirin, Ph.D., serves as the Chief of Staff for the Deputy Director of MAPS. After attending high school in Germany, Bryson attended New College of Florida, where he studied biology and environmental …

Grace Cepe, Communications Associate

Grace Cepe serves as the Communications Associate for MAPS. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). At UCSC, Grace was a research assistant for the social psychology …

Sue Melnyk, Development Director

In May, 2021 Sue Melnyk was chosen to be MAPS’ first national Development Director tasked with developing and leading fundraising initiatives. Sue is honored and inspired to be playing an important …

Liana Sananda Gillooly, Development Officer

Liana Sananda Gillooly is a lifelong advocate for social justice, drug policy reform, ending war, and environmental protection. Liana has worked as a gallerist, art curator, event producer, and held management …