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
Nick Simmonds,  Chief External Affairs Officer
Trish Bernstein, Chief Operating Officer 


Candice Bopp, Compliance Specialist
Crystal Hulsh, Accounting Director
Nicole Araki, Accounting Specialist


Aimee Welch Champion, Research & Policy Manager
Brandi Alexander, Regional Campaign & Outreach Manager
Charmaine Manansala, California Political Director
Christal Smith, California Outreach Director
Christina Goodwin, California Outreach Coordinator
Daniel Wilson, National & Federal Programs Director
Elizabeth Armijo, Communications Consultant
Emily Bentley, Regional Campaign Outreach Manager
Erin Marshall, New Mexico Campaign Manager
Jessica Grennan, National Director of Political Affairs & Advocacy
Kat West, JD, National Director of Policy & Programs
Kevin Diaz, National Director of Legal Advocacy
Linda Waite-Simpson, Vermont State Director
Marie Manis, Massachusetts Campaign Manager
Mark Dann, Regional Campaign & Outreach Manager
Mary Steiner, Consultant, Doctors with Dignity
Matt Whitaker, Interim Oregon State Director
Roland Halpern, Regional Campaign & Outreach Manager
Stefanie Elkins, California Medical Outreach & Organizing Manager
Tim Appleton, Connecticut Campaign Manager
Toni Broaddus, California Campaign Director

End-of-Life Consultation

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
Pam Mottola, End-of-Life Care Consultant
Pamela Edgar, End-of-Life Care Manager – New York 
Shanti Akayla, End-of-Life Care Consultant
Wendy Haile, End-of-Life Care Consultant


Anne Singer, Campaigns Communications Manager
Bhavna Kumar, Art Director
Bill Gordon, Digital Director
Chris Meacham, Digital Campaigner
Chris Wolf, Senior Front End Web Developer
Gwen Fitzgerald, Sr National Director of Communications & Marketing
Patricia A. González-Portillo, California Communications Director
Sean Crowley, Media Relations Director
Sonja Aliesch, Communications Coordinator


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, California Campaign Development Director
Samantha Berg, Donor Relations Specialist
Susan Cooper, Donor Services Associate
Susan Prior, Oregon Development Manager


Andria Hansen, Support Services Coordinator – Programs
Candy Vande Ven, Human Resources Director
Christine Garza, Support Services Coordinator
Jacque Powell, Support Services Coordinator Supervisor
Jason Renaud, Assistant to the President
Jay Franklin, Web Administrator
Joe Stone, IT Director
Katie Wingo, Support Services Coordinator – Communications
Kendra Stokes, Support Services Coordinator – Field
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

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