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

Our Staff


Barbara Coombs Lee, PA, FNP, JD, President
Marcia Campbell, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Mickey MacIntyre, Chief Program Officer
Nick Simmonds,  Chief External Affairs Officer
Trish Bernstein, Chief Operating Officer 


Candice Bopp, Compliance Specialist
Nicole Araki, Accounting Specialist
Peggy Coolehan, Senior Accountant


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, Montana Campaign Manager
Erin Marshall, New Mexico Campaign Manager
Jessica Grennan, Director of Political Affairs and Advocacy
Kat West, JD, Director of Policy and Programs
Kevin Diaz, Director of Legal Affairs
Linda Waite-Simpson, Vermont State Director
Marie Manis, Massachusetts Campaign Manager
Mark Dann, Regional Campaign & Outreach Manager
Mary Beth Perdue, Administrative Support
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, EOLC Manager
Judy Neall Epstein, ND, National Medical Director
Linda Schwartz, EOLC Consultant
Marlene Tumlin, End-of-Life Care Manager – California
Mark Ferguson, EOLC Consultant
Pam Mottola, EOLC Consultant
Pamela Edgar, End-of-Life Care Manager – New York 
Shanti Akayla, EOLC Consultant
Wendy Haile, End-of-Life Care Manager – Oregon


Anne Singer, Campaign Communications Manager
Bhavna Kumar, Graphic Design Specialist
Bill Gordon, Digital Director
Chris Meacham, Digital Campaigner
Chris Wolf, Senior Front End Web Developer
Gwen Fitzgerald, Director of Communications & Marketing
Patricia A. González-Portillo, California Communications Director
Sean Crowley, Media Relations Manager
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/Major Gifts Manager
Patrick Sirois, California Campaign Development Director
Paula Taubman, Major Gifts Officer – California
Samantha Berg, Donor Relations Specialist
Susan Cooper, Donor Services Associate
Susan Prior, Oregon Development Manager
Toni Deaderick, Donor Relations Specialist


Andria Hansen, Support Services Coordinator – Programs
Candy Vande Ven, Human Resources Manager
Christine Garza, Support Services Coordinator
Jacque Powell, Support Services Coordinator Supervisor
Jason Renaud, Assistant to the President
Jay Franklin, Web Administrator
Joe Stone, IT Systems Manager
Katie Wingo, Support Services Coordinator – Communications
Kendra Stokes, Support Services Coordinator – Field
Lucas White, Support Services Coordinator
Mary Mackey, Support Services Coordinator
Stephanie Sanders, Support Services
Susie Klee, IT Systems Administrator
Tenyle Shorter, Support Services Supervisor
Victoria Nolten, Executive Services Manager
Will Kelley, IT Training & Communications Coordinator

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