Board of Directors

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Stephanie Buck


Dr. Buck is a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Madison, WI and Chicago, IL.  She is a faculty member in the Analyst Training Program (ATP).

Paul Smerz


Dr. Paul M. Smerz is a clinical psychologist and diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in the Milwaukee, WI area. He is Director of The Cambridge Group, a multi-specialty group of psychologists and psychotherapists in Milwaukee.

Grady Vaughan


Grady Vaughan is a retired Professional Engineer, BS in Engineering from North Carolina State University. He has been a Board Member of The C. G. Jung Society of St. Louis since 2012.

Kevin Davis

Board Member

Kevin Davis holds an MA in Counseling Psychology with Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2010. A graduate of the JPP program, he has served on the Institute Development Committee before becoming a board member.

Peter Demuth

Board Member

Bio coming soon.

George J. Didier

Past President
Chair of Development Committee

Dr. George Didier, III, is a clinical psychologist, pastoral psychotherapist and a diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in Rockford and Crystal Lake, IL.

Victoria Drake

Board Member

Victoria Drake, PhD is an academic, scholar, writer, editor, educator and social philanthropist. A Chicago native, she is a graduate of Harvard University followed by graduate work at Cambridge University, UK, University College London, UK (MSc. Studies in Environmental Economics) and Pacifica Graduate Institute (PhD in Jungian Depth Psychology).

Laraine Kurisko

Board Member

Bio coming soon.

Marty Manning

Board Member

Marty Manning, MBA, is a retired healthcare executive with a 40 year career working with large healthcare systems and physician organizations. He was a pioneer in developing and operating clinically integrated accountable care organizations. He has particular expertise in strategic and financial planning, and in developing and optimizing provider-led governance structures for not-for-profit organizations.

Deborah Stutsman

Board Member

Deborah is a diplomate Jungian psychoanalyst and art psychotherapist and member of the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts. She is a past president of the C.G. Jung Society of Saint Louis, an art therapist in the Psychology and Religion Program at the St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, and an adjunct professor at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis.

Jerry Weiner

Board Member

Gerald Weiner studied with Victor Frankl at the University of Vienna, taking undergraduate courses in Logo therapy and existential analysis. A graduate of the Jungian Studies Program, he has published in Psychological Perspectives. He currently works full time at a large public investment corporation.