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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

Governance Co-Chair

Caroline C. Whitacre, PhD

Governance Co-Chair

Paula M. O’Reilly

Vice Chair

Julie Leggett

Chapter President


Joel Adelman

Michael S. Barron

Ellen L. Cathey

Jessica Davis

Sara Freitag

Greg Genega

John Glenski

Andrew Good

LeKeisha Grant

Angela Ives

Ann C. Kent

Newton S. Kimberly, Jr.

Nick Kostoff

Dennis Krause

Carey Markoe, CFP®

Stephanie May Beaumier

Leah McDaniel

Chester P. Porembski

Mary Rensel, MD

Benjamin Segal

Sheryl Skifstad

Mark R. Smith, CPA

Adam Stern

Tammy Solomon-Gray

Jeff Stainton

Patti Substelny

Daniel Tompkins

Michelle Tower

Mary Van Den Broek

Michael L. Waybright


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