Our Board

Choice is an Illusion has three Board Members: Margaret Dore, Charles Bentz, MD and Gwyn Myers Ph.D.:

Margaret K. Dore, Esq. M.B.A.

Margaret Dore is President, Treasurer and Chairman of the Board. She is also an attorney licensed to practice in Washington State, USA. She is a former Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American Bar Association Family Law Section. 

She is a former Law Clerk to the Washington State Supreme Court, serving under then Chief Justice Vernon Pearson. For more information, see www.margaretdore.org


Dr. Charles J. Bentz, MD, FACP

Dr. Charles Bentz is general internist in Portland, Oregon, and a Fellow in the American College of Physicians. 

He currently serves as a primary care provider at Fanno Creek Clinic and the Medical Director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University. 

He also serves as Medical Director of Legacy Health System’s Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program.


Gwyn Myers, Ph.D. 

Business consultant, educator, and author recognized across career for managerial accomplishments, project management initiatives, turn-around expertise, and educational impact. Recognized for creating and implementing innovative solutions that solve problems, improve performance, manage complex projects to completion, and help organizations and their people attain new levels of opportunity and growth.

Broad and deep leadership experience encompassing Airlines/Transportation, Healthcare, High Tech, Insurance, Finance, Entertainment, Education, Nonprofit and Advertising. Thorough understanding of the corporate environment.

Presented to boards and senior leadership on enterprise solutions and outsourcing options; taught post-secondary courses on “corporate decision-making” to Fortune clients. Served as a community college professor, administrator, and adjunct professor at various universities.

Held numerous board roles across career including My Own Business Institute (MOBI), an organization that helps entrepreneurs nationwide start businesses. as well as PIH Health Hospital, a nonprofit healthcare system.

Impeccable Credentials. PhD in Management, an MBA in Quantitative Analysis, an MS/BS in Education, and Lifetime Teaching Credentials (Secondary/Community College, CA).