“When we first heard our son was going to need a transplant, we were overwhelmed and had many questions. We wanted to get him the best possible care, but how could we afford it? From our first conversation with the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) we felt a huge sense of relief. Throughout our transplant Read More

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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
Contributions Specialist
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MarthaMartha Selk
Contributions Specialist
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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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Jenna Hudson
Campaign Assistant
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JordanJordan Lewis
Director of Technology and Digital Media
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Rod Porter
Executive Director of External Relationships
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Charles Miller
Director of Development
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KimKim Carter Parker
Director of Communications
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Danielle Faczan
Campaign Resource Specialist


JenniferJennifer Benson
Marketing Specialist
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Family Services Staff

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RebeccaRebecca Martin
Family Services Manager
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SherrySherry Stevens
Family Outreach Specialist
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EmmaEmma Bentson
Family Services Specialist
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KathrynKathryn Osterbrook
Family Services Specialist
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Abbey Chambers
Family Services Specialist
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Shauna Hockett
Family Services Specialist
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Board of Directors


Cassie Franks Amadio +
Rob Aukerman, Chair
JoEllen Baldwin
Rose Black +
Marc Collins
Tim DeBruicker +
Lou M. Dimmerman +
Matthew Drowne
Dr. Jolene Ellis
Pat Fitzpatrick, JD
T. Michael Ford, Vice Chair
Lisa Fulkerson *
Scott Ganton +
James Gilroy +
Bo Hannah, CPA
Nelson Hellwig, CPA
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 +
Sara Sanders +
Suzanne Seiders
Brent Starks +
George Taliaferro +
Clif Tooley +
Yolanda Trevino, PhD +
Nancy Vazquez-Soto +
Dr. Sherree Wilson +
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.