The Briana Marie Cox Foundation Board of Directors
Barbara Brewster Gaidosh – President
Barbara has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 18 years working in a pediatric dental office. She has actively volunteered in many organizations as she raised her three beautiful children. When Briana passed away she endured countless hours of counseling and through her strong faith, she is surviving a parent’s worst nightmare. Her new mission in life: Giving Hope When It Is Needed The Most.
William Gaidosh – Vice President
William served in the United States Navy for 6 years and has been married to Barbara for 20 years. He is the owner/operator of William S. Gaidosh Exterminating and co-owner/operator of Busy Bees Complete HomeCare Service. Losing Briana, was by far the the greatest crisis he has ever endured yet William believes God is good as God has given him the strength to help others who lose a child.
Robyn earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Illinois State University, where she volunteered at the Special Olympics. She is married to Gary and is a mother of three. Robyn was an original founding member of the Wellington Rec softball board and also coached youth sports for 10 years. Her two daughters played high school softball with Briana for three years. Quote: “By being involved with the foundation, I feel like I am paying tribute to everyone I know who has lost a child.”
John I. Leonard Class of 1984. Danny is long-time friend of Briana’s family, an Irrigation Technician with Palm Beach County, and has been on the Board of Directors of Okeeheelee Youth Baseball since 2001.
Palm Beach Central Class of 2009. Briana’s brother and full-time student at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Sue has worked in the securities industry for over 25 years and is currently the operational manager at PMK securities and research. She is married to David and has four children. Her son played baseball with Briana’s brother for many years and she has been friends with Briana’s family for 15 years. Sue became a member of the board in 2010 after several years of volunteering at all the foundation events.
Ruth Ann Dziewiatkowski
David is Briana’s uncle and served in the Unites States Marines.
David is Briana’s father and is employed by Lewis Aquatech Pool & Supply Inc. in Chantilly, Virginia.