Patient Advocate Steering Committee Roster

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Co-chairs

Rick Bangs
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups
Rochester Hills, MI

Kim Norris
Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee
Lung Cancer Foundation of America
Marina del Rey, CA

Steering Committee Members

Jonathan E. Agin
Brain Malignancies Steering Committee
Children's Cancer Therapy Development Institute
Falls Church, VA

Jack Aiello
Myeloma Steering Committee
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
San Jose, CA

Seta Atamian
Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Belmont, MA

Brad Bott, MBA
Cancer Care Delivery Research Steering Committee
Intermountain Healthcare
Kaysville, UT

Amy L. Bucher
Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee
St. Baldrick's Foundation
Bethlehem, PA

David Caldarella
Head and Neck Steering Committee
David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Manahawkin, NJ

Diana T. Chingos, M.S., M.F.A.
Investigational Drug Steering Committee
Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Noreen Fraser Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Laura Cleveland
Leukemia Steering Committee
The Ohio State University
Powell, OH

David Cranmer
Leukemia Steering Committee
Vermont Cancer Survivor Network
Montpelier, VT

Hildy Dillon, M.P.H.
Lymphoma Steering Committee
Mark Krueger and Associates
Teaneck, NJ

Annie Ellis
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA)
White Plains, NY 

William Farneth, Ph.D..
Lymphoma Steering Committee
Wilmington, DE

Andrea S. Ferris
Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee
LUNGevity Foundation
Potomac, MD

Elizabeth Frank
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Lexington, MA

Patrick Gavin, R.Ph.
Symptom Management and Health Related QOL Steering Committee
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Marne, MI

Jane Holt
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
National Pancreas Foundation
Green Cove Springs, FL

Mary Jackson-Scroggins
Investigational Drug Steering Committee
In My Sister's Care
Washington, DC

Sanford Jeames, D.H.A.
Cancer Care Delivery Research Steering Committee
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX

Peter Krause, MD
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, CT

Barbara LeStage
Clinical Imaging Steering Committee
Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Breast Cancer Advocacy Group
Wrentham, MA

Mary Lovely, Ph.D., RN, CNRN
Brain Malignancies Steering Committee
Tocagen, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Pamela McAllister, Ph.D.
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Marti Nelson Cancer Foundation
Fitchburg, WI

James Omel, M.D.
Myeloma Steering Committee
Grand Island, NE

Jane Perlmutter
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Gemini Group
Ann Arbor, MI

Laurel J. Pracht, B.S.
Symptom Management and Quality of Life Steering Committee
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

Dawn Provenzale, M.D., M.S.
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Elizabeth 'Liz' Scott
Pediatric and Adolescent Solid Tumor Steering Committee
Alex's Lemonade Stand, Foundation for Childhood
Wynnewood, PA

Lisa Tichenor
Pediatric and Adolescent Solid Tumor Steering Committee
WWWW Foundation, Inc.
Dallas, TX

Richard Vetter, Ph.D.
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Prostate Cancer Research Advocates, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Jeanne Young
Clinical Imaging Steering Committee
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
Germantown, MD

Task Force Members

Wendy Albrecht
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Penngrove, CA

John Allen
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Rare Tumors Task Force
San Jose, CA

Allison Anderson
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Colon Task Force
Atlanta, GA

Melinda Bachini
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Billings, MT

Wayne Bernstein, MD
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Metastatic-Recurrent Disease Task Force
Potomac, MD

Kari Brendtro
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
NeuroendocrineTask Force
Vancouver, WA

Stephen M. Cates
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Anal Task Force
Gainesville, FL

Peter Cordes
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Rare Tumors Task Force
Ada, MI

Chuck Cote
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Previously Untreated Locally Advanced Disease(PULA) Task Force
Midland, MI

Coleen Crespo
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Breast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force
Durham, NC

Anjelica Davis
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Colon Task Force
Alexandria, VA

Julie Fleshman
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Pancreas Task Force
Manhattan Beach, CA

Peg Ford
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Task Force
Coronado, CA

David Haug
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Previously Untreated Locally Advanced Disease(PULA) Task Force
Houston, TX

Kerri Kaplan
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Pancreas Task Force
Bethpage, NY

Carolyn Konosky, MBA
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Renal Task Force
Chicago, IL

Susan Leighton
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Task Force
Alexandria, VA

Josh Mailman
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Neuroendocrine Task Force
Walnut Creek, CA

Deborah Maskens, MA, MSM
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Renal Task Force
Alexandria, VA

Mindy Mordecai
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Esaphago-gastric Task Force
Stevenson, MD

Laura Porter, MD
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Rectal Anal Task Force
Washington, DC

Elise Pothier, MEd
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Cervical Task Force
Rochester, MA

Mary Lou Smith, JD, MBA
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Breast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force
Naperville, IL

Lisa Taylor, MBA
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Uterine Task Force
Durham, NH

Michelle Tuckett, RN
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Cervical Task Force
Ontario, Canada

Martha Williams
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Uterine Task Force
Kenner, LA

Andrea Wilson
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Birmingham, AL

Debbie Zelman
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Esophago-gastric Task Force
Davie, FL

Diane Zipursky Quale, JD
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Bladder Task Force
Bethesda, MD