Leadership Team

Our Board

Meredith Weiss

Beth Spiegel
Vice President

Samuel Breneiser

Roni Rubenstein

Stacy Bissell

Kevin Gullatt

Elena Hawryluk

Michael Rainen

Jim Swift

Jenni Werkmeister

Our Staff

Julie Breneiser
Executive Director

Jean Pickford
Associate Director

Colleen Leader
Programs Manager

Kathy Philbrick
Operations Manager

Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee

Allen E. Bale, M.D.
Professor of Genetics
Scientific Director, Cancer
Genetics and Prevention
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Liz Billingsley, MD
Professor of Dermatology
with Tenure, Staff Dermatologist
and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon
Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Erv Epstein, MD
Senior Scientist
Children’s Hospital
Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)

Elena Hawryluk, MD
Committee Co-Chair
Faculty Director of
Pediatric Dermatology
Boston Children’s Hospital,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School

Addy Alt-Holland, Ph.D.
Skin Cancer Researcher
Associate Professor,
Department of Endodontics,
Tufts University School of
Dental Medicine, Boston, MA


Jed Gorlin, MD
VP of Medical and
Quality Affairs, Medical
Director, Memorial Blood
Centers of Minnesota

Bonnie Padwa, MD
Chair, Department of
Plastic & Oral Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital

Jim Swift, MD
Committee Co-Chair
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Director, Advanced Specialty
Education Program in Oral
and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Minnesota

Amy Tasca, MD
Clinical Associate Director
& Course Director, Orthodontics
University of Minnesota


Joyce Teng, MD
Director of Pediatric
Dermatology, Stanford
University School of Medicine
Lucile Packard Children’s
Hospital at Stanford