We would like to recognize our 2019 Alliance Ambassadors. These individuals serve as liaisons to their respective organizations, helping their teams stay informed of Alliance learning opportunities and events. They also assist team members with access to The Alliance Community Portal, as well as receiving their applicable partnership benefits and discounts.


2019 Executive Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • Center for Organ Recovery & Education – Chris Duckett
  • Donor Alliance – Tonia Harvey
  • Donor Network West – Sharon Swain
  • Gift of Life Donor Program – Madeline Lardner
  • LifeCenter Northwest – Erin Dwyer
  • LifeGift – Rebecca Ortegon-Reyes
  • LifeSource – Emily Angvall-Larson
  • LiveOnNY – Stacey Williams
  • Mid-America Transplant – Kaitlyn Massey
  • Midwest Transplant Network – Jeremy Hendrickson
  • NJ Sharing Network – Pamela Sniffen
  • OneLegacy – Brian Nagle
  • OurLegacy – Daniel MacDuffie
  • Southwest Transplant Alliance – Steve Ball
  • Tennessee Donor Services – Lee Nolan
  • Advent Health – Aldin Avdic
  • Massachusetts General Hospital – Linda Irwin
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center – Stephanie Fraschilla
  • Spectrum Health – Emma Daniels
  • UC Davis Medical Center – Katie Peterson
  • University of Michigan Medical Center – Michele Kenney 
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian – Geoffrey Cress

2019 Partner Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • Carolina Donor Services – Lora Smitherman
  • DonorConnect – Clint Brown
  • Donor Network of Arizona – Nataley Hernandez
  • Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network – Joseph Carder
  • Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network – Jenny Foxe
  • Gift of Life Michigan – Dana Lapointe-O’Sullivan
  • Legacy of Hope – Emily Jones
  • Legacy of Life Hawai’i – Alana Pai
  • Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency – Clifton McClenney
  • Lifebanc – Kristen Deyling
  • LifeLink of Florida – Tina Linardic
  • LifeLink of Georgia – Hope Weed
  • LifeShare Transplant Donor Services of Oklahoma – Lisa Mencer
  • The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland – Kate Sprando
  • Mid-South Transplant Foundation – Talisa Washington
  • Nevada Donor Network – Louis Napolitano
  • Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank – Andrea Vandomelen
  • We Are Sharing Hope SC – Lorraine Kemp
  • Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Aldin Avdic
  • Christiana Care Health Services – Grace Franceschini
  • Cleveland Clinic – Brendan Flanagan
  • Henry Ford Hospital – Anne Malilay
  • Indiana University Health Transplant – Donna Ennis
  • Intermountain Medical Center – Craig Myrick
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Jaclyn Bannon
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center – Melody Holder
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center – Ursula Lebron-Banks
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center – Allison Hoffman
  • Ochsner Medical Center – Debbie Flanga
  • UCSF Medical Center – Nicola Ehrenberg
  • University Health System – Rebecca Weisberg
  • University Hospitals Transplant Institute, Cleveland Medical Center – Stacey Banning
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center – Bethany Banks
  • University of Utah Hospital – Linda Karpowitz
  • University of Virginia Health System – Suzanne Queheillalt
  • UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg – Kim Barnett
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – Carrie Simpkins

2019 Colleague Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency – Tiffany Miles-Self
  • ConnectLife – Kevin Gramlich
  • Iowa Donor Network – Megan Lang
  • Life Connection of Ohio – Matthew Bailey
  • LifeCenter Organ Donor Network – Joel Chase
  • Lifeline of Ohio – Andrew Mullins
  • LifeLink of Puerto Rico – Guillermina Sanchez
  • LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services – Jonathan Carrier
  • LifeSharing – Wendy Garrison
  • Live On Nebraska – John Stallbaum
  • Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency – David Vincent
  • New England Donor Services – Robin Ohkagawa
  • New Mexico Donor Services – Wayne Dunlap
  • Sierra Donor Services – Yoly Thompson
  • Washington Regional Transplant Community – Justin Van Denend
  • Versiti Organ and Tissue – Tiffany Larry
  • Duke University Medical Center – Jami Brown
  • Houston Methodist Hospital – Susan Zylicz
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Katherine Ventura
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center – Erin Wells
  • Methodist University Hospital – Karen Hamburger
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital – Lauren Rafelson
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Lisa Scholz
  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center – Laura Stillion
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Cassandra Smith-Fields
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center – Brenda Fairman
  • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City – Ashley May
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital – Mary Walter
  • St. John Hospital & Medical Center – Denise Motowski
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Paul Gull
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center – Kelly Johnston
  • Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center – Katherine Dokus
  • UC San Diego Medical Center – Jason Saude
  • UF Health Shands Hospital – Stephan Moore
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – Kathi Scott
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – Lisa Ubersox
  • UPMC Hamot – Meaghan Beerson

2019 Discovery Level Partners

  • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center – Adam Kallio
  • Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Maryellen Bond