End-of-Life Choice, Death with Dignity, Palliative Care and Counseling

Our Staff


Barbara Coombs Lee, PA, FNP, JD, President
Kim Callinan, Chief Program Officer
Marcia Campbell, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Mickey MacIntyre, Chief Strategic Officer
Trish Bernstein, Chief Operating Officer 


Candice Bopp, Compliance Specialist
Crystal Huish, CPA/CGMA, Accounting Director
Nicole Araki, Accounting Specialist


Aimee Welch Champion, Research & Policy Manager
Amy Hetzel, Montana Campaign Manager & Colorado Campaign Organizer
Brandi Alexander, Constituency Manager
Charmaine Manansala, Political Director
Christal Smith, National Storytelling Project Manager
Christina Goodwin, California Outreach Coordinator
Corinne Carey, New York Campaign Director
Elizabeth Armijo, Communications Consultant
Emily Bentley, Regional Campaign Outreach Manager
Erin Marshall, New Mexico Campaign Manager
Ethan Andersen, Local Field Organizer – New Jersey
Jessica Grennan, National Director of Political Affairs & Advocacy
Jon Patterson, Staff Attorney
Kat West, JD, National Director of Policy & Programs
Kendra Stokes, Administrative Support Specialist – Field
Kevin Diaz, National Director of Legal Advocacy
Linda Waite-Simpson, Vermont State Director
Marie Manis, Massachusetts Campaign Manager
Mark Dann, Federal Affairs Director
Mary Steiner, Consultant, Doctors with Dignity
Matt Whitaker, Interim Oregon State Director
RJ Bell, Local Field Organizer – New Jersey
Roland Halpern, Cultivation Manager
Stefanie Elkins, California Medical Outreach & Organizing Manager
Tim Appleton, Multi-State Campaign & Outreach Manager (interim)
Toni Broaddus, California Campaign Director

End-of-Life Consultation

Amanda Gilly, End-of-Life Care Consultant
Christina Kucera, End-of-Life Care Consultant
Dr. David Grube, National Medical Director
Dr. Peter Reagan, National Medical Director
Jena Johnson, Call Center Coordinator
Kate Kimer, End-of-Life Care Manager – California
Kimie Ueoka, End-of-Life Care Program Manager
Pam Mottola, End-of-Life Care Consultant
Pamela Edgar, End-of-Life Care Manager – New York
Sarah Brownstein,  National Volunteer Manager
Wendy Haile, End-of-Life Care Consultant


Alysse Cowan, Print Production Manager
Anne Singer, Campaigns Communications Manager
Bhavna Kumar, Art Director
Gwen Fitzgerald, Special Comms/Marketing Projects
Katie Wingo, Communications & Marketing Associate
Patricia A. González-Portillo, California Communications Director
Sean Crowley, Media Relations Director
Sonja Aliesch, Communications Coordinator


Ashley Haas, Donor Relations Specialist
Jane Sanders, Direct Marketing Manager
Janet Diminich, Greater NYC Development Manager
Jared Hughes, Major Gifts Officer
Lucinda Cassidy, Donor Services Associate
Meike Weyrauch, Major Gifts Manager
Patrick Sirois, Major Gifts Officer – Los Angeles
Samantha Berg, Donor Relations Specialist
Susan Cooper, Donor Services Associate
Susan Prior, Oregon Development Manager
Virginia Wright, Major Gifts officer

Digital Strategies

Bill Gordon, National Director of Digital Strategies 
Chris Meacham, Digital Campaigner
Chris Wolf, Senior Front End Web Developer
Khalid Pagan, Digital Campaigner
Tracy Rohrbach, National Email Manager


Andria Hansen, Administrative Support Specialist – Policy & Programs
Candy Vande Ven, SPHR/SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Director
Christine Garza, Support Services Coordinator
Jacque Powell, Administrative Support Specialist – Development
Jason Renaud, Assistant to the President
Jay Franklin, Web Administrator
Joe Stone, IT Director
Lucas White, Support Services Coordinator
Stephanie Sanders, Support Services
Susie Klee, IT Systems Administrator
Tenyle Shorter, Support Services Supervisor
Victoria Nolten, Executive Services Director
Will Kelley, IT Support Manager

Get Involved

Find out what you can do to help. Become a Compassion & Choices supporter!

Contact Us

If you have a specific question or need more information about any of our programs or services, please contact us!

Subscribe: FaceBook Twitter RSS Feed YouTube Pinterest

Call an End-of-Life Consultant 800-247-7421