Local Staff

Local Staff

Michele Toy
Executive Director

Andrea M. Giannini
Development Manager

Marielle Van Thuyne
Program Manager

Eleanor Kennedy
Programs Assistant

Barbara Ortiz
Development Director

Ann Marie Liadis
Development Coordinator

Jamie Cohen
Development Manager


Board of Advisors

The volunteer Board of Advisors 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.

Anthony F Naccarato, PE, SECB
Company: O’Donnell & Naccarato
Title: President
Member Since 2013

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

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

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

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

Salvatore DeAngelis
Company: Philadelphia Phillies
Title: Director, Operations/Security
Member Since 2015

Chuck Hurchalla
Company: Evolution Energy Partners LLC
Title: President
Member Since 2013

Jessica Kolansky, Esq.
Company: Willig, Williams & Davidson
Title: Associate
Member Since 2019

Joseph Mullen
Company: Madison Apartment Group
Title: President
Member since 2009

Arthur Pasquarella, CRE
Company: Equus Capital Partners
Title: Executive VP and COO
Member since 2006

Shetal Vyas
Company: Pentec Health
Title: VP of Marketing
Member Since 2019

Anju Yadav, M.D.
Company: Jefferson University Health
Title: Nephrologist
Member since 2019


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 Konica Minolta 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 nkfpanj@kidney.org.