WHEN Board of Directors

Jonathan Reisman M.D.

WHEN President Jonathan Reisman MD is an internist and pediatrician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. Jonathan started WHEN in 2009 after returning from a trip to India as a medical student where he volunteered for medical charities in Mumbai and Kolkata. He was born and raised in New Jersey, and received a B.A. in mathematics from New York University. After college he worked and traveled in Russia for over a year, studying the international environmental movement and its impact on Russian industry and government policy since the end of the Soviet Union. He also conducted anthropological studies of native peoples of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East. He then went on to study medicine and received an M.D. from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. Jonathan is a published writer in the fields of medicine, environmental sociology, and travel/adventure. He is active in the fields of medical education, global health, and wilderness and expedition medicine. Read more about him at http://www.jonathanreisman.com/.

Jonathan Stypula

Jonathan Stypula is a businessman from Chicago, IL who has worked in Kolkata, volunteered for Calcutta Rescue, and worked in non-profit fundraising for several years.


Ramona Lall Ph.D.

Ramona Lall, PhD, is employed as research scientist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She also teaches a course on Environmental Measurements at New York University.


Vivian Reisman, J.D.

Vivian Reisman JD is a lawyer, businesswoman, and former teacher from New Jersey.


Asok Baral

Asok Baral was born and raised in Calcutta, and now lives in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. He recently retired from his energy industry consulting business.


Jack Goldfarb

Jack Goldfarb is a world traveler and writer from New York, NY who has been donating to Calcutta Rescue for many years.