Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Working to eliminate the challenges
of childhood brain tumors
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Leadership Team

Don Goden, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Don Goden is responsible for all finance and administration functions, including financial reporting, investment strategy, human resources and information technology.

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Dr. Joanne Salcido, Vice President of Research and Advocacy

Joanne Salcido serves as chief scientific officer, directing our biomedical research programs and advocacy. She brings an exceptional multidisciplinary background and analytical, relational and leadership skills to this role.

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Kathy Riley, MPH, CHES, National Director, Family Support

Kathy Riley leads the foundation's efforts to develop and execute family support programs for the more than 28,000 patients and families impacted by a pediatric brain tumor diagnosis.

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Amanda Hicken, National Director, Marketing Communications

Amanda Hicken leads the foundation's marketing efforts to increase campaign and non-campaign revenue, position the PBTF as the leading resource for families affected by a pediatric brain tumor and raise overall awareness of pediatric brain tumor research and family support programs.

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