President and Chief Executive Officer: Thomas Tighe
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer: Bhupi Singh
Vice President, Marketing, Development & Communications: Kerri Murray


Director, Direct Relief USA: Damon Taugher
Senior Program Manager, USA: Paulina Ospina, M.H.S., M.A.
Program Manager, Local Programs: Martha Angeles
Program Manager, USA: Katie Lewis
USA Programs Coordinator: Emily Roessler
USA Programs Coordinator: Annie Vu
Director, International Programs: Andrew MacCalla, M.A.
Director, International Program Operations: Genevieve Bitter
Senior Program Manager, Latin America: Dan Smith, M.A.
Program Manager, Latin America: Cydney Justman, M.S.
Program Manager, Asia/Middle East: Joe Harrison
Program Manager, International Programs: Jessica Koval, MPH
Emergency Preparedness & Response Manager: Gordon Willcock, Ph.D.
Emergency Preparedness & Response Coordinator: Daniel Hovey
Program Manager, Rare Diseases: Elizabeth Baker
Program Coordinator, Rare Diseases: Amy Mata
Program Operations Associate: Kayla McCarthy


Pharmacist, Emeritus: Cathleen Grabowski, R.Ph.
Pharmacist: Ruth Smarinsky, Pharm. D.


Director, Human Resources, Administration & Compliance: Judy Gerrard Partch
Controller: Julie Aguiniga
Accounting & Human Resources Manager: Sandra McGrath
Senior Staff Accountant: Kristin Bleecker
Human Resources Associate: Jenna Cox
Director, Information Technology & Quality: Dawn Long, MBA
Senior System Administrator: Aaron Skinner
System Administrator: George Linker
Senior SAP Applications Manager: Saravanan Selvaraj
Business Systems Manager: Katie Arnold
Software Developer: Jon Zaid
Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator: Samir Rai

Marketing and Communications

Communications Director: Tony Morain, M.A.
Web Production Manager: Steve Lange
Manager, Social Impact Initiatives: Kevin Molloy, M.P.P., M.B.A.


Director, Development: Millie Barrett, M.B.A.
Director, Major Gifts: Hayley Firestone Jessup, M.E.
Manager, Campaign: Sandy Seale, M.S., Ph.D.
Manager, Donor Relations: Megan Merenda
Donor Database Administrator: Laurie Ann Tuttle
Development Associate, Special Events: Jennifer Kocian

Philanthropic Investment

Director, Philanthropic Investment: Patricia Bacuros, M.Ed.
Director, Foundation & Corporate Development: Heather Bennett
Grants Manager: Lindsey Fry, M.S.
Advisor, Program Resources and Development: Susan Fowler, M.A.
Resource Acquisition Coordinator: Ashley Cooley
Resource Acquisition Associate: Carrie Baptista

Research & Analytics

Director, Research and Analysis: Andrew Schroeder, Ph.D.
Research and Analysis Associate: Jessica White

Strategic Initiatives

Director, Strategic Initiatives: Tom Roane


Director of Operations: Rick Snekvik
Operations Manager: Sean Copeland
Operations Manager, Systems & Logistics: James Howard, M.A.
Transportation Manager: Alisa Harnish
Operations Manager, Materials & Quality: Rebecca Estrada, M.A.
Operations Lead, USA: Martin Calderon Raya
Operations Lead, Outbound: Dane Jones
Operations Lead, Inbound: Gregory Kennedy
Inventory Control Associate: Jonathan Brock
Inventory Control Associate: Jessica Padula
Inventory Control Associate: Tim Barnard
Inventory Control Associate: Francis Karzag
Warehouse Assistant: José Barron
Warehouse Assistant: Mathew Vara
Warehouse Assistant: Henry Rodriquez
Warehouse Assistant: Devon Poindexter
Warehouse Assistant: Ricardo Benavides
Warehouse Assistant: Hugh San Miguel

Direct Relief South Africa

Program Manager, Africa Region: Malena Tangu

Direct Relief Haiti

Haiti Manager: Catherine Hermantin

Direct Relief México

Program Manager, Direct Relief, México: Eduardo Mendoza Jr., M.A.

Medical Advisors

Fistula Program Consultant: Dr. Steven Arrowsmith
Latin America Medical Advisor: Dr. Juan Carlos Alvarenga

Regional Representatives

India Rare Disease Program Coordinator: Sibi Sreekumaran


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