Leadership & Staff
Board of Directors:
Jason North – Board Chair
Jason North is the Vice President of Occupational Health and Wellness Services for MedExpress. MedExpress Urgent Care is the national leader in urgent care delivery, providing high-quality, fast and affordable care to those seeking medical treatment for illness and injury.
North has served on many not-for-profit boards such as; The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Chairman of Save the Chimps, American Cancer Society, Angels of Charity and the Professional and Business Forum. His committee involvements include the Human Rights Campaign, Hope and Help, Make a Wish Foundation and the March of Dimes.
Prior to joining MedExpress in January of 2015, North was a Vice President of Operations and Executive Director of Team Health Urgent Care Centers. He is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, where he received a degree in Business Administration.
Jeff has been a board member of Save the Chimps since 2008. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, after which he moved to San Diego where he joined the international accounting, tax and consulting firm, Deloitte, and earned his CPA designation. Mr. Arnstein’s 35+ years of professional experience include working in both for profit and not-for-profit organizations including CFO/COO of the Arcus Foundation, Director of Finance for Friends of the High Line, public accounting, real estate investment, management, finance and private equity investment for high net-worth families. Mr. Arnstein’s passions include his husband of 22 years, Michael Field; progressive politics; and freedom of speech, thought and expression.
Sarah is a retired registered nurse residing near Toronto in Ontario. She is co-founder of the Canadian Whale Institute and has been involved with several cetacean conservation groups since 1992. Sarah supports Salmon Coast Field Station in its efforts to save the wild Pacific salmon on Canada’s west coast.
Tracey Lovitz, CFP®
Tracey is a Certified Financial Planner™ with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. and has been with the company since 1988. Ms. Lovitz is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Ms. Lovitz is an active member and/or board member of organizations that benefit children, elementary through college age for causes such as: child abuse prevention; elementary education for brain safety; and scholarship houses that provide rent free housing for deserving young college students who lack financial resources, but demonstrate excellent academic merit and good character.
Chip resides in San Diego, California and is an investor in commercial real estate. Mr. Owen is an active supporter of animal conservation and environmental projects both in the United States and Africa. Mr. Owen has a degree in finance and serves on the board of several non-profit organizations.
Jon is the Founder and President of the Arcus Foundation, a private foundation with offices in New York City and Cambridge, UK that supports groups advancing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) human rights and groups working globally to promote great ape conservation. He is a founding Board Member of the Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya, Save the Chimps in Ft. Pierce, Florida and Greenleaf Trust, a trust bank in Kalamazoo. Mr. Stryker is also a registered architect in the State of Michigan.
Tim resides in San Fransisco and is Vice President of Philanthropy at the San Fransisco Zoo.