Board Of Directors

Ella M. McElwee, ND, HmD, PhD – Founder and Past President

About Ella
Nursing was where Ella began her basic education in health. Afterward, she studied in Europe, advancing into fields of nutrition. Ella was director of the formerly known Health Resources Limited, a Nutritional Counseling Center located in Manheim, PA from 1971-1985. She has a degree in Naturopathy and Homeopathy along with a PhD in Natural Sciences. Ella has obtained numerous certifications in a wide variety of health topics. She continues to attend many seminars each year to keep up with new protocols and technology. Ella has been in the clinical field of nutrition for over 30 years and has served as a nutritional counselor to many in holistic health care. She has developed numerous formulations for supplementation of various conditions, many of which are widely used throughout the United States & Canada.

Holly Sheetz – Vice President of Health By Choice Education And Research

Kathleen Brumbaugh – Secretary  – Health By Choice Education and Research



                          Dr. Joseph Gattuso




About Joe
“Dr. Joe” has been practicing medicine for 30 years, focusing on the full spectrum of cardiology, including preventative, clinical, and interventional cardiology. He has now added Functional Medicine to his practice for the purpose of finding the source of patients’ illnesses as well as treating current symptoms. In this way, he is able to integrate natural as well as conventional methods for healing patients. He is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine.





Steve McNeal, DC – Board Member – Member at Large

About Steve

Dr. Steven J McNeal is a Chiropractic Specialist in New Enterprise, Pa. 16664. He graduated with honors from Life Chiropractic College in 1990. Having more than 28 years of diverse experiences, especially in CHIROPRACTIC.

Faith A. Zembower – Executive Director – Health By Choice Education and Research