Our Staff

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Elinore Antell

Foundation Consultant

Pat A.

Pat Aussem

Consultant, Parent Support Network

Mary Ann Badenoch

Parent Support Specialist

Candice Besson

Associate Director of Public Affairs and Managing Editor, Partnership News Service

Andrea Castiello

Andrea Castiello

Development Manager

Karla Castro-Soto

Senior Parent Support Specialist

Rachel Chernick

Director of Clinical Research

Sean Clarkin

Program Consultant

Kevin Collins

SVP, Director of Parent and Community Support Services

Josie Feliz

Josie Feliz

Director of Communications and Media Relations

Katherine Fricke

Parent Support Specialist

Amy Garcia

Special Projects Coordinator

Tom Hedrick

Senior Program Officer

Courtney Hunter

Director, Advocacy and Government Affairs

Beth Jeffrey

SVP, Media Director

Ilana Kavadlo

Director of Digital Engagement

Claire Kelly

Sr. Marketing Designer and Media Associate

Douglas Leu

Chief Technology Officer

Helshi Lockwood

National Media Consultant

Denise M, Parent Coach

Denise Mariano

Consultant, Parent Support Network

Madison Moore

Associate Director, Parent and Community Support Services

Fred Muench, PhD


Elisa Pena

Parent Support Specialist

Kristi Rowe


Sarah Royal

Director of Content Marketing

Gina Samson

Gina Samson

Chief Financial Officer

Kaila Sassano

Kaila Sassano

Vice President of Development

Rebecca Shaw

Director of Advertising and Production

Ara Srinagesh

Research Project Manager

Marcia Lee Taylor

Executive Vice President, External & Government Relations

Sabrina Walls

Senior Accountant

Denise Young Farrell

VP, Director of Public Affairs, Editorial Director