Dog Angels Board of Directors

We are currently Seeking Board Members

Our Board of Directors includes:

Fran Grossman, President of Dog Angels, Inc.  Fran believes that due to the invention of cryptocurrency society has a once in a lifetime opportunity to accept cryptocurrency donations and fund a variety of programs for the benefit of dogs worldwide. As an early internet entrepreneur since 1995 Fran created over 1000 successful job boards in almost every industry.  Fran holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration.  


Will Dean, serves on the Board Member of Dog Angels, Inc.  Will is currently a Real Estate Broker at Echo Fine Properties in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Will is an exceptionally hard worker with a strong work ethic.  His passion about helping medically needy individuals obtain medical alert service dogs to help change and save their lives makes him an invaluable asset to Dog Angels, Inc..  In addition he helps Dog Angels promote our adoptable dogs in the Palm Beach County community.  


Linda M Robinson, RN, BSN, MSN, Lt Col (USAF Ret) has committed her multi-faceted educational & experiential background to assist in a number of crucial elements of Dog Angels” service dog programs.  She has been essential in developing numerous programs in Diabetes education & community health care. As a college faculty member, she helped develop Nursing Education curricula, which resulted in national accreditation in the Bachelor of Science nursing program.  These high level experiences enable her to act as a consultant to the on-going development of Dog Angels’ Diabetic service dog program.

With prior experience as an active member of the American Association of Diabetes Educator (as both a practitioner & lecturer at national conventions), Linda is in the unique position to blend her knowledge of diabetes with the needs of the diabetic population, who wish to integrate a service dog into their lifestyle.   She can then assist Dog Angels with screening potential Diabetes Service Dog owners.

Linda’s love of animals is proven by her life experiences with them.  She co-owned Lo-Lin Arabians for over 20 years, breeding, raising, training & showing National level Arabian horses.  In 1998, she began breeding & showing Toy Poodles. Over the years her Silkwind Toy Poodles has become recognized by AKC  as Breeder of Merit with international champions throughout the world! Dogs from the Silkwind breeding programs have earned titles in conformation.  These accomplishments & experiences give her a boundless understanding of animal (and specifically Poodle) behavior.

Linda has assisted Dog Angels in acquiring well-bred, healthy poodles for the initial phase of the diabetic alert service dogs training program.  She is devoted to continuing to mentor Dog Angels in the expansion of a sound program utilizing Poodles as Service Dogs. She will be acting as an advisor for program development, successful breeding of sound, intelligent, healthy Poodles, and accurate puppy selection for growing the best possible Service Dogs.


Page S. Piland is passionate about his role as a Board Member of Dog Angels. This passion is driven by a combination of his love of dogs and his desire for helping veterans and children. His experience in the healthcare industry is an added benefit which he will use to the benefit of Dog Angels and the achievement of it’s mission to train Service Dogs to assist medically needy individuals including those with Diabetes, Seizures (Epilepsy), PTSD and Emotional Support needs. 

Page Piland is the President and Principal Consultant at CORE Healthcare Consulting. CORE HC specializes in business optimization, revenue growth and improved operational efficiencies within medical practices, pharma and the medical device industry.  

With over 30 years of management, business consulting and marketing experience, Mr. Piland is recognized as a thought leader within the aesthetic healthcare industry. He regularly lectures at National Society Meetings on a variety of business topics. He is also an established author of many industry specific articles in peer reviewed publications.

Prior to entering the healthcare industry, Mr. Piland worked his way through college at a nonprofit organization. He was a was the Director of the Youth and Family Programs at the YMCA. 

Mr. Piland is a veteran of the US Army and Army National Guard. He served 13 years as a Cavalry Scout and received multiple commendations and awards. He is also proud to have earned Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Piland is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Wellness.

Sheri Viola is Treasurer of Dog Angels, Inc.  Sheri has been an animal lover her entire life.  She fosters dogs and cats along with her husband Mike and their beautiful daughter Amanda in Palm Beach Gardens. 

Additional Board Members are Needed
Please contact Fran at fran@dogangels.com if you believe you can be an asset to our nonprofit organization.