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Staff Directory

Administration and Finance

Don Goden
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Sven Sundberg
Finance and Administration Manager
Deborah Grindstaff
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Patty Kowaleski
Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Mission Programs

Research
Joanne Salcido, PhD
Vice President of Research and Advocacy
Amy Weinstein
Director of PLGA Research and Advocacy

Family Support
Kathy Riley, MPH, CHES
Director of Family Support
Autumn Wallen, LCSW
Manager of Family Support

Marketing and Communications

Amanda Hicken
Director of Marketing Communications
Merri Bjoralt
Digital Marketing Manager
Sarah Cearley
Social Media and Content Marketing Coordinator

Philanthropy, Fundraising and Chapter Development

Mark Edmiaston
Interim Chief Development Officer

Mary Moore
Director of Grants
Caroline Noor
Annual Giving and Donor Information Manager
Zach Roberts
Philanthropy Gift and Systems Coordinator

California Chapter (curethekids.org/ca)
Doley Wegener
Managing Director
Keila Levis, MPH, CHES
Family and Community Outreach Manager

Georgia Chapter (curethekids.org/ga)
Tammy Bates

Managing Director
Emily Clark
Associate Campaign Director, Starry Night and Chapter Campaign Manager
Heather Held
Family and Community Outreach Manager
Katie Sheridan
Chapter Coordinator

Illinois Chapter (curethekids.org/il)
Bob McNamara
Managing Director

Northeast Chapter (curethekids.org/ne)
Kimberly Roy-Canning
Managing Director

Fundraising Campaigns
Emily Clark
Campaign Director, Starry Night
Rachel Mark
Campaign Director, Vs. Cancer
Steve Squire
Campaign Director, Ride for Kids
Tom Carmean
Campaign Manager
Shea Costantino
Campaign Manager
Kelly Dooley
Campaign Manager
Suzette Grindstaff
Campaign Manager
David Mays
Campaign Manager
Kaitlyn Sherlock
Campaign Coordinator