Delaware Valley

Board of Directors

The volunteer Board of Directors of Delaware Valley is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the organization in accordance with the Bylaws. This includes management of the foundation assets (funds, intellectual property, trademarks, and support equipment) and allocation of foundation resources to projects.

Joseph Mullen, Chairman
Company: Equus Capital Partners
Title: President, Madison Apartment Group
Member since 2009

Art Pasquarella, CRE, Immediate Past Chairman
Company: Equus Capital Partners
Title: Executive VP and COO
Member since 2006

Joseph H. Blum, Esq., Chairman Elect
Company: Deeb Blum Murphy Frishberg & Markovich
Title: Managing Partner
Member since 2010

Melvin Yudis, M.D., Secretary
Company: Abington Memorial Hospital
Title: Chief, Nephrology Division
Member Since 2000

Douglas G. Hoffman, CPM, Treasurer
Company: Equus Capital Partners
Title: VP, BPG Management Co.
Member Since 2009

Brian Dilsheimer, Nominating Chair
Company: Ignite Energy
Title: Senior Director
Member Since 2004

Ellie Kelepouris, M.D., Medical Advisory Board Chair
Company: Drexel University College of Medicine
Title: Chief, Division of Nephrology
Professor, Department of Medicine
Member Since 1985

Charles Schleifer, M.D.
Company: Laneknau Medical Center
Title: Retired Nephrologist
Member Since 1995

Prayus T. Tailor, M.D.
Company: Nephrology Associates, P.A.
Title: Nephrologist
Member Since 2010

George Francos, M.D.
Company: Jefferson University Hospitals
Title: Transplant Nephrologist
Clinical Professor
Member Since 2010

Jim Wilson, Ed.D.
Company: Wilmington University
Title: Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
Member Since 2010

William Campbell
Company: TEVA Pharmaceuticals
Title: Vice President and General Manager, Oncology
Member Since 2011

M. Joel Bolstein
Company: Fox Rothschild LLP
Title: Partner
Member Since 2011

Joell Alter
Company: Crozer-Keystone Health System
Title: Marketing Director
Member Since 2013

Charles Hurchalla
Company: UGI Energy Services
Title: Vice President-Energy Solutions
Member Since 2013

Staff Members

Joanne Spink, Division President

Michelle Chapman, Administrative Assistant

Programs Department

Rachel N'Diaye, Program Director

Development Department

Christin Naab, Development Director

Marielle Van Thuyne, Community Outreach Assistant

Mary Elizabeth Sullivan, Development Manager

Anna Kotopoulos, Development Manager

Career Opportunities

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is currently hiring interns for the Delaware Valley Division in the following areas:

  • Development/Special Events

QUALIFICATIONS: College student with a related major (Communication, Marketing, Journalism, English, etc.)

The NKF is looking for interns to help the Development Team with the planning of our special events - Kidney Walk(s), NKF Golf Classic, Kidney Ball, etc. Responsibilities include securing in-kind donations, media relations, logistics management, fundraising, and more. Candidate must be detail-oriented, comfortable on the phone, responsible, and outgoing. Ideal candidate is an individual who wants to learn more about working at a major non-profit organization while gaining valuable communication skills. Experience in event planning and/or fundraising is a plus.

HOURS: Flexible, between 9am-4pm (12 to 16 hours per week unless specified otherwise by University requirements)

2-3 positions available for each semester: Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Our internships are unpaid, but are available for school credit where needed. Interns will work out of the Delaware Valley office in Old City, Philadelphia, which is easily accessible by public transportation.

For more information or if interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Mary Elizabeth Sullivan, Development Manager, at