“The Children’s Organ Transplant Association provided a community of understanding, encouraging, supportive people to show us we were not alone in this transplant journey. Once we decided to fundraise with COTA for transplant-related expenses, we could solely focus on taking care of our fragile child while he waited for his life-saving heart.”

Read More

Heart Transplant Recipient

Staff and Board of Directors

Administrative Staff

Rick Lofgren
President and Chief Executive Officer
gro.a1544898630toc@k1544898630cir1544898630


Lisa Fulkerson
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630sil1544898630


SusanSusan Gray
Contributions Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@n1544898630asus1544898630


MarthaMartha Selk
Contributions Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630htram1544898630


Heather Steele
Administrative Assistant
gro.a1544898630toc@r1544898630ehtae1544898630h1544898630


Teresa Cracraft
Accounts Payable Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630seret1544898630


Development, Marketing and Communications Staff

Campaign Volunteer Information: gro.a1544898630toc@o1544898630fnIng1544898630iapma1544898630C1544898630
Public Relations and Communications: gro.a1544898630toc@o1544898630fnIRP1544898630
Miracle Makers Program: gro.a1544898630toc@o1544898630fnIre1544898630kaMel1544898630cariM1544898630
Website Information: gro.a1544898630toc@o1544898630fnIbe1544898630W1544898630


KristyKristy Brown
Chief Development Officer
gro.a1544898630toc@y1544898630tsirk1544898630


LaurenLauren Wilmer
Regional Development Manager
gro.a1544898630toc@n1544898630erual1544898630


JordanJordan Lewis
Director of Technology and Digital Media
gro.a1544898630toc@n1544898630adroj1544898630


Rod Porter
Executive Director of External Relationships
gro.a1544898630toc@d1544898630oR1544898630


Charles Miller
Director of Development
gro.a1544898630toc@s1544898630elrah1544898630C1544898630


KimKim Carter Parker
Director of Communications
gro.a1544898630toc@m1544898630ik1544898630


Danielle Faczan
Campaign Resource Specialist


JenniferJennifer Benson
Marketing Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@r1544898630efinn1544898630ej1544898630


Emma McGowan
Strategic Development Manager
gro.a1544898630toc@M1544898630ammE1544898630


Jillian Lawrence
Campaign Resource Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@n1544898630ailli1544898630J1544898630


Family Services Staff

Family Services Information: gro.a1544898630toc@s1544898630ecivr1544898630eSyli1544898630maF1544898630


RebeccaRebecca Martin
Family Services Manager
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630ccebe1544898630r1544898630


SherrySherry Stevens
Family Outreach Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@y1544898630rrehs1544898630


EmmaEmma Bentson
Family Services Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630mmE1544898630


KathrynKathryn Osterbrook
Family Services Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@n1544898630yrhta1544898630k1544898630


Abbey Chambers
Family Services Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@y1544898630ebbA1544898630


Shauna Hockett
Family Services Specialist
gro.a1544898630toc@a1544898630nuahS1544898630


 

Board of Directors


Cassie Franks Amadio +
Rob Aukerman, Chair
JoEllen Baldwin
Marc Collins
Tim DeBruicker +
Matthew Drowne
Dr. Jolene Ellis
Pat Fitzpatrick, JD
T. Michael Ford, Vice Chair
Lisa Fulkerson *
Scott Ganton +
James Gilroy +
Bo Hannah, CPA
Nelson Hellwig, MBA
Craig Huffman, CPA +
Lauren Isaacs +
Sharon Knapp
Rick Lofgren *
Nick Lynum +
Arlene Macdonald, PhD +
Chella McClead Tedrow +
Kathleen McNeely
David Ormstedt, Secretary
Tony Paganelli, JD +
Scott Price, CPA Treasurer
Rebecca Martinez Reid, PhD +
Suzanne Seiders
Brent Starks +
Jackie Tillman +
Clif Tooley +
Yolanda Trevino, PhD +
Nancy Vazquez-Soto +
William Winslade, PhD +
*  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.