The Driving Force

The Foundation is moving retinal disease research forward at a staggering pace that was unimaginable just 10 years ago. This growing momentum certainly does not sustain on autopilot – it’s nurtured by everyone who unites behind the fight against blindness. The people are arguably just as important as the science, if not more, and these four groups of key leaders – along with the Foundation’s many other supporters – are the force behind the progress.

Gordon Gund
Chairman

Jeremiah H. Shaw
Vice Chairman

Edward H. Gollob
President

Joel P. Davis
Senior Vice President

David B. Brint
Vice President

Haynes P. Lea
Vice President & Treasurer

Yvonne E. Chester
Secretary

Steven D. Alper

Ed Babin

Daniel G. Bergstein

Jason Ferreira

Marilyn Green

James P. McNiel

Nancy Mendelow

Evan Mittman 

Karen Petrou

Nancy Pollak

Edward Russnow

Bruce P. Sawyer

Moira Shea

Jonathan S. Steinberg, M.D. 

Maryrose Sylvester 

Warren Thaler

George G. Villere

David G. Walsh

David T. Alexander

Terry Pink Alexander

Pamela J. Allen

Julie Anderson

Gregory A. Austin

Pam Babin

Hal Barron, M. D.

Jordan S. Bergstein

Beverly Berman

Thomas L. Bernardin

Joseph Bier

Jay Blackman

Lu Ann Blackman

Aryeh Bourkoff

Elisabeth Bradley

Denice F. Brown

Steven D. Browne

Donna Burke Tehaan

Scott W. Burt

Melissa Campbell, M.D.

Patricia Campbell-Stichweh

Mindy Caplan

William E. Carty

William J. Chatlos

Robert D. Cleveland

Alice Cohen, M.D.

Christopher Coleman

Joan E. Crowley

Peter J. Crowley

Thomas W. Curley

Glen Davidson

Daniel P. Day

David Detrisac, M.D.

Steven Dezii

Ralph L. Donnelly

Jennifer Ferreira

David Finkelstein

Harriet Finkelstein

William Fischer

Ramon Gomez

Dean Green

Bruce Grieve

Grant Gund

Lara Gund

Llura Gund

Zack Gund

Ebby Halliday Acers

Lawrence S. Halperin, M.D.

Steve Hamby

Howard Hirsch

Loretta Hoffelder

S. Roger Horchow

Charlotte Isen

William F. James Jr.

Tracy E. Johns

Thomas A. Jones

Joe Kahl

Judy Kahl

Alan R. Kahn

Anne Katcher

Gary Katcher

Mitch Katcher

Jody Kelly

Gil Kliman, M.D.

Ann Korologos

Louis Kreisberg

Sherri Kroonenberg

Alan B. Landis

Elizabeth Lea

Abigail LeBlanc

Linda Lechner

Janice Lehrer-Stein

Nathan Light

William Link, Ph.D

Davida Luehrs

April Lufriu

Stephen A. Mack

Kamal Majeed, Ph.D.

Bradford Manning

Ronald E. Massman

James Mattox

Reston Mattox

Beatrice C. Mayer

William McCaughey

Edward C. McNally

Wren McNiel

Debi Mittman

Robert Morris

Jason Morris

Jill Morris

Leslie Morris

Sean Moynihan

John Mozeliak

Jacob A. Myers

Jack Nudel, M.D.

Pat O’Callaghan, Sr.

Harry P. Oakes

Igor Olenicoff

Dale Pollak

Louis D. Posen

Noah Rabinsky

Walter Raineri

Mitch Reiter

Ken Rietz

John Saclarides

Melville R. Sahyun, Ph.D.

Ira Schulman

M. Rose Shane

Deborah Shaw

Iris Spiegel

Reuven Spiegel

Alan Spiro

Martha Steele

Barbara Stone

Evan Stone

Jill Stone

Joel Stone

Michael Stone

Steffen Suchert

Frank Trainor

Meredith Tyree

Mark Valenziano

Michelle Veloce

Lamar Villere

Elaine Welp

Theodore M.  Welp

Peter Whinfrey

John M. Wilson, Jr.

William Woodall

Stephen A. Wynn

Roy Timothy Young

Julie Anderson
Minneapolis Northern Lights Chapter

Heather Brandon
Columbus Chapter

Donna Burke Tehaan
Montgomery County Chapter

Mindy Caplan
Baltimore Chapter

Carley Colton
Houston Chapter

Rick Dahlstrom
Fort Wayne Chapter

Daniel Day
Orlando Chapter

Greg Dubecky
Cleveland Chapter

Meredith Dunn
San Antonio/Austin Chapter

Todd Dunn
San Antonio/Austin Chapter

Greg Dutton
Louisville Chapter

Vickie Essner
Las Vegas Chapter

Llura Gund
Princeton Chapter

William Huber
Bay Area Chapter

Gil Iames
Indianapolis Chapter

Alessandro Iannaccone
Memphis Chapter

Bunny Jordan
Wisconsin Chapter

Julie Kusku
Eastern Michigan Chapter

Byron Ladd
Richmond Chapter

Kristy Lee
Raleigh-Durham Chapter

Davida Luehrs
Northern Virginia Chapter

April Lufriu
Tampa Bay Chapter 

Patrick Maclsaac
Charlotte Chapter

Debi Mittman
Westchester-Fairfield Chapter

Barbara Moffatt
Philadelphia Chapter

Jason Morris
St. Louis Chapter

Jacquelyn Olsen
Arizona Chapter

Angel Ortiz
Sacramento Chapter 

Lisa Pleasants
Jacksonville Chapter

Gail Plourde
Portland, Maine Chapter

Mark Plourde
Portland, Maine Chapter

Ed Plumacher
Long Island Chapter

Marie Raquet
Philadelphia Chapter

Sherry Rogers
New York City Chapter

Thomas Serrin
Greensboro Chapter

Tim Smith
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter

Gina Smith
Birmingham Chapter

Scott Smith
Birmingham Chapter 

Martha Steele
Boston Chapter

Terry Super
Kansas City Chapter

Carmen Swick
Denver Chapter

Jody Tadder
San Diego Chapter

Cindy Taliani
Pittsburgh Chapter

James Vacheenas
Atlanta Chapter

Thomas Weber
Chicago Chapter

Randyce Wechter
Orange County Chapter

Henry Wong
Bay Area Chapter

Sandra Wong
Bay Area Chapter

William T. Schmidt
Chief Executive Officer

James W. Minow
Chief Development Officer

Stephen M. Rose, Ph.D.
Chief Research Officer

Annette Hinkle, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Patricia A. Dudley
Chief Human Resources Officer

Patricia Zilliox, Ph.D.
Chief Drug Development Officer

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