Management & Board of Directors


Challenged America is managed by the DBA president, and governed by the all-all-volunteer board of directors of the Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA), the charitable organization under which the Challenged America program operates.

The DBA board of directors includes community and business leaders from a wide range of professional and entrepreneurial backgrounds.  The board members are:

  • Urban Miyares, President & Challenged America co-founder.
  • Bob  Hettiger, Challenged America co-founder.
  • Barry Waxler
  • Judy McBain
  • Chris Freeman
  • Peter  Newman
  • Dr. Jim McBain
  • Don Ross
  • Harriet H. Carter, Esq.