About Us

Council Directors and Project Managers


William J. Fabrey, President and Executive Director

Media project
Human factors engineering
History of the size acceptance movement
Email: bill@cswd.org
More about Bill Fabrey…


Ragen Chastain

Media spokesperson
Email: ragen@cswd.org
More about Ragen Chastain…

Lynn McAfee, Director of Medical Advocacy

Interface with government groups, such as FDA, NIH
Interface with obesity researchers
Interface with drug manufacturers
Email: lynn@cswd.org
More about Lynn McAfee…


Barbara Altman Bruno

History of the size acceptance movement
Email: barbara@cswd.org
More about Barbara Altman Bruno…

Meet our co-founders (1991) and current board members (2024)


Headshot of Miriam Berg
Miriam Berg* (Also President 1991-2017)

Headshot of Ragen Chastain
Ragen Chastain (Currently a Board member)

Headshot of Paula Dachis
Paula Dachis*

Headshot of Bill Fabrey
Bill Fabrey (Also President 2017-present)

Headshot of Carrie Hemenway
Carrie Hemenway*

Headshot of Lynn McAfee
Lynn McAfee (Currently a Board member)

Headshot of Nancy Summer
Nancy Summer*

Not pictured is Co-Founder Neil Dachis, who is currently not a Board member, as well as current Board member Barbara Altman Bruno.

*now deceased

GENERAL INQUIRIES: Council on Size & Weight Discrimination, PO Box 116, Bearsville, NY 12409
Phone: 845-750-7710 | Email: info@cswd.org