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Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees is an elected group of volunteers responsible for ensuring the Society achieves its mission and fulfills its strategic plan by engaging the community, building MS awareness, expanding financial resources, and bring others into the MS movement.


John Wells


Myla Cardona-Jones

Community Engagement Co-Chair

Heather Edkins

Community Engagement Co-Chair

Bridget C. Hoffman


Caroline C. Whitacre, PhD

Governance Chair

Paula M. O’Reilly

Vice Chair

Julie Leggett

Chapter President


Joel Adelman

Evan Barbosa

Michael S. Barron

Ellen L. Cathey

Paula Cole

Jessica Davis

Sara Freitag

John Glenski

Andrew Good

LeKeisha Grant

Angela Ives

Ann C. Kent

Newton S. Kimberly, Jr.

Nick Kostoff

Carey Markoe, CFP®

Leah McDaniel

Christina Morello

Chester P. Porembski

Mary Rensel, MD

Mark Schierholt

Benjamin Segal

Sheryl Skifstad

Adam Stern

Tammy Solomon-Gray

Jeff Stainton

Patti Substelny

Daniel Tompkins

Mary Van Den Broek

Laura Vitale

Michael L. Waybright


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