"The fact that the dollars raised by COTA volunteers in honor of our son will be available for his lifetime has allowed us to worry less about the financial aspects of the transplant and focus on the most important thing -- our son’s care. COTA gave us HOPE.” Read More

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Kidney Transplant Recipient

Staff and Board of Directors

Administrative Staff

Rick Lofgren
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Lisa Fulkerson
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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SusanSusan Gray
Bookkeeping Assistant
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MarthaMartha Selk
Contributions Assistant
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Heather Steele
Administrative Assistant
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Teresa Cracraft
Accounts Payable Specialist
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Development, Marketing and Communications Staff

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KristyKristy Brown
Chief Development Officer
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LaurenLauren Wilmer
Regional Development Manager
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JennaJenna Hudson
Campaign Assistant
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JordanJordan Lewis
Director of Technology and Digital Media
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Rod Porter
Director of Marketing
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Charles Miller
Director of Development
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KimKim Carter Parker
Director of Communications
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MonicaMonica Neuburger
Campaign Assistant
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JenniferJennifer Benson
Marketing Specialist
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Family Services Staff

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RebeccaRebecca Martin
Family Services Specialist
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SherrySherry Stevens
Family Services Specialist
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CathyCathy Strauser
Family Services Specialist
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EmmaEmma Bentson
Family Services Specialist
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AbbeyAbbey Chambers
Family Services Specialist
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ShaunaShauna Hockett
Family Services Specialist
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Board of Directors

Rob Aukerman, Vice Chair
JoEllen Baldwin
Rose Black *
Melanie Castillo-Cullather *
Tim DeBruicker
Lou Dimmerman *
Matthew M. Drowne, M.Ed, M.A.
Pat Fitzpatrick, JD
T. Michael Ford
Lisa Fulkerson, CPA, CFO +
Scott Ganton
James C. Gilroy, III, Chair
Mark Hannah, CPA
Craig Huffman, CPA
Lauren Isaacs *
Sharon Knapp
Richard Lofgren, CFRE, President +
Nick Lynum *
Dr. Arlene Macdonald *
Dr. Rebecca Martinez Reid *
Chella McClead Tedrow, MSW *
Kathleen T. McNeely
David Ormstedt, JD, Secretary
F. Anthony Paganelli
Scott Price, CPA, Treasurer
Sara Sanders *
Brent Starks *
Dr. Mirian Taddei *
Clif Tooley *
George Taliaferro, Chairman Emeritus *
Dr. Sherree A. Wilson *
Dr. William Winslade *
*  Denotes Advisory Board Member
+ Denotes Non-Voting Ex Officio Board Member 

 



Did You Know?

  • The Children's Organ Transplant Association does not charge for its services. 100% of funds raised in honor of patients are available for transplant-related expenses.
  • COTA funds are available for a patient's lifetime for almost any transplant-related expense.