“When we stepped out in faith to adopt a baby girl from China who was in need of a liver transplant, we knew the costs would be huge – financially and emotionally. Learning the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) existed to support transplant families like ours was a huge blessing. Every single detail of their 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
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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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

Rob Aukerman, Vice Chair
JoEllen Baldwin
Rose Black *
Marc Collins
Tim DeBruicker
Lou Dimmerman *
Matthew M. Drowne, M.Ed, M.A.
Jolene Ellis
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 *

Suzanne Seiders
Brent Starks *
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.