We would like to recognize our 2020 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.


2020 Executive Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • Center for Organ Recovery & Education – Chris Duckett
  • Donor Alliance – Leslie McMahon
  • Gift of Life Donor Program – Kelsey Burke
  • LifeCenter Northwest – Erin Dwyer
  • LifeGift – Rebecca Ortegon Reyes
  • LifeSource – Emily Angvall-Larson
  • Live On NY – Stacey Williams
  • Midwest Transplant Network – Jeremy Hendrickson
  • NJ Sharing Network – Sharyn Sawczak
  • OneLegacy – Brian Nagle
  • OurLegacy – Daniel MacDuffie
  • Southwest Transplant Alliance – Steve Ball
  • Tennessee Donor Services – Lee Nolen
  • Advent Health – Jaison Abraham
  • Massachusetts General Hospital – Linda Irwin
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center – Stephanie Fraschilla
  • Spectrum Health – Emma Daniels
  • UAMS Medical Center – Erica Blood
  • UC Davis Medical Center – Katie Peterson
  • UC San Diego Health – Jason Saude
  • University of Michigan Medical Center – Michele Kenney 
  • UPMC Presbyterian – Geoffrey Cress

2020 Partner Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Center – Tiffany Miles-Self
  • Carolina Donor Services – Lora Smitherman
  • DonorConnect – Clint Brown
  • Donor Network of Arizona – Nataley Hernandez
  • Donor Network West – Ciji Thibodaux-Wheeler
  • Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network – Joseph Carder
  • Gift of Life Michigan – Amy Garrison
  • Legacy of Hope – Emily Jones
  • Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency – Clifton McClenney
  • Lifebanc – Kristen Deyling
  • LifeLink of Florida – Bonnie Whallin
  • LifeLink of Georgia – Hope Weed
  • LifeShare Transplant Donor Services of Oklahoma – Lisa Mencer
  • Mid-South Transplant Foundation – Talisa Washington
  • Nevada Donor Network – Louis Napolitano
  • Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank – Andrea Vandomelen
  • We Are Sharing Hope SC – Danielle Hardee-Richardson
  • Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Gwendolyn Gardner
  • Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Aldin Avdic
  • Children’s Minnesota – Elizabeth Wagner
  • Christiana Care Health Services – Grace Franceschini
  • Cleveland Clinic Main Campus – Brendan Flanagan
  • Henry Ford Hospital – Anne Malilay
  • Hospital Auxilio Mutuo – Myriam Centeno
  • Houston Methodist Hospital – Susan Zylicz
  • Indiana University Health Transplant – Jillian Gorman
  • Intermountain Medical Center – Nicole Wicker
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Jaclyn Bannon
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center – Melody Holder
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital – Carolyn Forman
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center – Ursula Lebron-Banks
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center – Eliza Bensley
  • NYU Langone Health – Linda Ohler
  • Ochsner Medical Center – Debbie Falanga
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center – Camille Grizzle Murriel
  • UCSF Medical Center – Nicola Ehrenberg
  • University Health System – Rebecca Weisberg
  • University Hospitals Transplant Institute, Cleveland Medical Center – Stacey Banning
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center – Elizabeth Powell
  • 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

2020 Colleague Level Partners

Organ Procurement Organizations
Hospitals & Transplant Centers

  • ConnectLife – Kevin Gramlich
  • Iowa Donor Network – Megan Lang
  • Legacy of Life Hawai’i – Alana Pai
  • Life Connection of Ohio – Michael Webb
  • LifeCenter Organ Donor Network – Joel Chase
  • Lifeline of Ohio – Erin McGovern
  • LifeLink of Puerto Rico – Guillermina Sanchez
  • LifeNet Health Transplant Services – Kimberly Holmes
  • LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services – Jonathan Carrier
  • LifeSharing – Wendy Garrison
  • Live On Nebraska – Dana Newman
  • Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency – David Vincent
  • Mid-America Transplant – Kaitlyn Massey
  • New England Donor Services – Robin Ohkagawa
  • Sierra Donor Services – Kristen Pereira
  • Versiti Organ and Tissue – Colleen McKinnon
  • Ascension St. John Hospital & Medical Center – Beth Misajlovic
  • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center – Adam Kallio
  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance – Mahima Bazaz
  • Duke University Medical Center – Danielle Tomaszewski
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Stacey Doll
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center – Erin Wells
  • Mayo Clinic St. Mary’s Hospital – Kristin Eggebraaten
  • Methodist University Hospital – Leslie Davis
  • 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 Hospital – Rachel Bostwick
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Paula Gull
  • St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center – Blanca Garcia Jimenez
  • Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center – Katherine Dokus
  • Swedish First Hill Campus – Stephen Koistinen
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – Kristi Bakken
  • UPMC Hamot – Meaghan Beerson

2020 Discovery Level Partners