Meet Our Board


Dr. Beth Hochstein Dr. Beth Hochstein
Founder, Director

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Jodi Harouche
Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder Multimedia Plus, Inc.

Jodi is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of Multimedia Plus, a creatively driven technology firm. She leads all aspect of design with a focus on the clients’ business objectives. Jodi is working with clients such as Coach, Tiffany & co., Michael Kors and David’s Bridal.

Recognized as a thought leader in the retail industry, Jodi has been a guest speaker at numerous industry events and published several industry articles.


Janice Hauptman
Creative Director & Founder Remix And Match


While working as a licensed real estate sales associate on the North Shore of Long Island and after restoring their midcentury modern home, Janice decided to focus her talent on real estate staging and interior design.  Combining her natural instinct for real estate with her love of antiques, textiles, and her eye for design she founded “Remix and Match”.  A bespoke company specializing in home staging and real estate services.  Janice has staged, designed, and sold properties in Manhattan, Long Island, and the Hamptons.   Servicing a high-end clientele with projects that have included the Essex House and Trump Plaza. 

Janice Hauptman
352 I.U. Willets Road
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577


Amy Boshnack
Senior Director/Executive Producer at Animal Planet

Amy Boshnack, the Senior Director/Executive Producer for Animal Planet’s multi-platform content, oversees all digital and social content for the network. Boshnack has a long history of launching successful linear, print, and digital products, starting back in 1996 when she was part of the inaugural team that launched MSNBC. She then moved over to print, spending a large part of her career at New York magazine, launching special issues and helping to bring their annual New York Awards’ issue to television for NBC. From New York, she moved to Cosmopolitan to manage their special issues and quickly became the magazine’s Managing Editor. But the allure of online media was strong and she soon moved exclusively to that medium, creating editorial properties for, and created and launched, CafeMom’s first, very successful, editorial property. She ran their operations for five years until she took on the challenge of successfully reshaping the women’s entertainment site in June of 2014.  In 2017 Boshnack was brought into Discovery networks to revamp the digital output for both Science Channel and Animal Planet.

Amy lives in New York with her husband, two kids, and two pups and is passionate about Dance Party for Parkinson’s mission.

Jenifer Weinberg, Esq.
Of Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Jenifer Weinberg is a member of Levine Weinberg, a Great Neck, New York-based law firm. She concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate, securities and real estate law. She has extensive experience representing public and private companies on a wide range of legal issues, including formation, organization, corporate governance, regulatory compliance with federal and state laws and rules promulgated by self-regulatory organizations, including NASDAQ and NYSE and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She also advises on various types of transactions, contracts, leases, as well as shareholder, employment, stock option, and confidentiality agreements. Jenifer also represents the legal interests of residential real estate buyers and sellers on contracts and closings.

Jenifer began her career as an associate at Pomerantz LLP (formerly Pomerantz Haudek Block & Grossman LLP), a Manhattan-based law firm specializing in class action securities litigation.

Jenifer received her Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1996. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Economics, from Brandeis University in 1993. Jenifer is admitted to the New York State Bar.


Dr. Alec O. Hochstein
Podiatrist | Corporate Treasurer

Dr. Alec Hochstein, the “iPodiatrist™” is a 1997 graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and is currently in private practice in Great Neck, N.Y., on Long Island’s North Shore, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Dr. Hochstein maintains a full-time Podiatry practice, Great Neck Family Foot Care, with emphasis on Palliative Foot Care, Diabetic Foot Care, Orthotic Fabrication, Trauma, and Reconstructive Foot Surgery. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Hochstein is also the Founder/COO of OnychoLase® Laser Nail Centers as well as Pocket Professions, PC.

Dr. Hochstein is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Hochstein maintains other interests in areas of physical fitness and nutrition, as well as Internet technology and social media marketing. He has lectured both locally and nationally on various topics related to both medicine and technology in the medical office.

Dr. Alec Hochstein is the creator of iPodiatrist™ – The Podiatry Profession in your Pocket iPhone / iPad App. Dr. Hochstein believes information technology is a powerful tool to motivate, educate, as well as communicate with students, practitioners and patients.

Dr. Alec Hochstein, most of all, is the husband to the founder of this organization, Dr. Beth Hochstein. It has been life-changing for him. His biggest goal is to provide love and support for his wife and be hopeful that one day a cure will be found.


Jennifer Puricelli
Founder/President | Advanced Pest Management

Jennifer is the President of Advanced Pest Management for the last twenty years. Her company services the tri-state area. Advanced Pest management has been a sponsor for the last two year of events for this organization.

Jennifer is the newest member to the Dance Party for Parkinson’s Board of Directors but definitely not a stranger to the organization. She has been hands on since the first event as a non-profit. She has been helping with every event- from transporting to doing the most amazing wrapped basket for our auctions. Jennifer’s charitable nature has been a huge asset for the last few years and she looks forward to working hard for years to come with this organization to make our fundraising increasingly successful.

Advisory Board


Steven Vogel
Founder and President Event Kings

Steven Vogel (, Founder and President, has more than 20 years experience in event production, planning and design. As the President of the company, he ensures that the highest level of quality is implemented into the production of each event. Steven oversees the day to day operations all of the Event Kings Divisions. Steven has been featured in Newsday, Crain’s, LI Pulse, and LI Business News. Steven is an active member of many Associations such as LICVB, LIASB and HIA. He also is the recommended event planner at many of New York’s exclusive event sites.

Steven and Event Kings even made an appearance on The Celebrity Apprentice Finale in 2012, helping out Team Clay with their Carnival Fundraiser. Event Kings produces over 150 Charity events annually. He holds a special place in his heart for Beth Hochstein and her mission to cure Parkinson’s Disease!

Dr. Shefali Tsabary
Clinical Psychologist, Author, International Speaker

Dr. Shefali is a keynote speaker who presents at conferences and workshops around the world. Some of the venues at which Dr. Shefali has presented are Wisdom 2.0, TEDx, Kellogg Business School, The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, and many more. She has had key collaborations with Goldie Hawn’s MindUp Foundation, Kids in the House and many educational and transformational centers around the world.
Dr. Shefali is a world-renowned clinical psychologist who received her doctorate from Columbia University, New York. She specializes in the integration of Eastern philosophy and Western psychology, making her an expert in her field.

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