OG CHARTER - FOUNDING MEMBERS
Below are our Founding Members. Those that were with us at the start & inspired others to join the movement.
OUR FOUNDER - JASON"JPO" POLLAK
"fili hominis in medio domus exasperantis tu habitas qui oculos habent ad videndum et non vident et aures ad audiendum et non audiunt quia domus exasperans est"
"Son of man, you are living among a rebellious people. They have eyes to see but do not see and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious people."
BRIAN "BRIPO" POLLAK
Brian Pollak is our acting President and brother to Jason. Graduated as a business major at the University of Hawaii Manoa, Brian is a dedicated surfer and puts his life on the line for the thrill of it all. Brian also plays a leading role in brand development.
HARRIS "H-TITTY" TROCK
Co-VP and dedicated PSYCHO, Harris Trock is a Cornell Graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Agri-Business. Prior to joining the group, he successfully raised money with Platform H, Habitat for Humanity, and Hoops for Hope. Now, it's his turn to turn the fundraising into boots-on-the-ground effort!
EMMANUEL A. BAPTISTE
Being passionate about giving back and doing it innovative ways, Emmanuel brings an inventive and creative sprit to the Psychos. And he does so in order to inspire others to walk the Psycho Path with style.
"I am grateful and celebrate each day." - Jason H. Pollak
DAVID "THE DBB" BUIVID
Dave is one of those guys who lives by a phrase: "Make it happen!”. He is a traveler, hunter of fine street art, and entrepreneur with solid, hands-on background in realms of entertainment & brand development. Always seeking the next "big thing", he brings his extensive operating experience with particular interest in growing businesses to the Psychos' leadership team.
Casey is a graduate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a degree in Psychology and Women Studies. Her love for the ocean and new places has allowed her to experience many diverse cultures and lifestyles. She has chosen to walk the "Psycho Path" in Jason's honor, carrying on his legacy and dreams.
TOM "THE FARMER" AYER
Caribou (Northern Maine) local, Tom is in charge of one of the North East's largest broccoli operations. With over 2,500 acres(!) of broccoli, Tom is no stranger to charity, as he frequently provides access to fresh produce to those in need. Between the direct experience of providing jobs and an ongoing commitment to supplying donated goods, he is a great example of a Psycho Leader.
VANESSA "MAMMA NESS" MARANOV
Vanessa has always been a pillar of strength for her loved ones and demonstrates an immense amount of support and loyalty trough her caring actions. Her definition of success is seeing the people she loves happy.. She hopes that in the future the Worldwide Psychos will become a household name and has chosen to dedicate her time to this organization not only to carry on Jason’s legacy but also to make a difference in the world around her. It's no surprise that Jason gave her the nickname “Mamma Ness.”
A global citizen and adventure seeker, Gray enjoys immersing himself in foreign culture and is an avid traveler who calls many locales home around the World. He is a firm believer that Education and Understanding are essential components for a fair and equitable future for peoples everywhere.
Self-described as a passionate and committed guy from Wallis, Switzerland.
Seb is a graduate in Sociology, currently working as a HR Manager, Fitness instructor, & is also a self-taught artist (painting). Sébastien loves to coach people, helping them push their own limits to express the best of themselves.
From Sweden, Michael is a true badass good guy. He donated bone marrow to a stranger as his primary "good deed" to join the group. Michael is married, with "perfect kids".
He's a tattoo-artist and is now literally rolling up his sleeves for the greater good.
"If you can do something positive, regardless how small it is, you should!”
Born into a military family in Baden-Baden, Germany, Shawn moved to Canada at the age of 14. Now, "settled" in Edmonton, he has 3 great kids, a beautiful wife and have somewhat of a charmed life.
"I'm always ready to give back and help out those who reach out to me. I'm very excited to be a part of this movement and to get out there and make a difference, one person at a time!"
Our members live all over the world, but share a desire to make the world a better place through direct action. Below is a list of our active members. We try to update this list at least a few times each year.
OMAR KOREIN (Chapter Founder)