Elvir is a native New Yorker, a
physician and partner in the CPEC Pediatrics Group of Mineola.
Actively involved in early childhood development she serves on
the board of her local Septa and The Max Foundation, and has
recently been named director of programming for public access
channel 80's Autism Awareness television show. Pat has traveled
extensively on medical missions to Central America and Haiti as
part of a distinguished career in the medical field.
was born and raised in Los Angeles, California where he
enjoyed a career in the music business during the 60's as the
bass guitar player for The Turtles, then, in the early 70's
with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention. In 1973 he came
to New York and began working for the New York Jets Football
Club where he spent 27 years as Film and Video Director. Jim
retired in February 2000 in order to devote his time to the
establishment of The David Center.
and Pat met each other in church (Vineyard Christian
Fellowship RVC) and were married in 1989. They have two boys,
David (8) and Michael (6). They now team up to create an
organization which they hope will be a culmination of all of
their talents and abilities, one which they feel is a much
needed public service in their community.