Local Staff

Local Staff

Andrea M. Giannini
Development Manager

Ann Marie Liadis
Development Coordinator

Barbara Ortiz
Community Outreach Director

Michele Toy
Executive Director

Marielle Van Thuyne
Director, Programs


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.

Shetal Vyas

Ferring Pharmaceuticals
VP of Operations
Member Since 2019

Immediate Past Chair
Anthony F Naccarato, PE, SECB

O’Donnell & Naccarato
Member Since 2013

Nominating Chair
Brian Dilsheimer

Stream Energy
Senior Director
Member Since 2004

Jennifer Accumano
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Associate Director, Marketing
Member Since 2021

M. Joel Bolstein, Esq.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Member Since 2011

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

Chuck Hurchalla
Evolution Energy Partners LLC
Member Since 2013

Ellie Kelepouris, M.D.
Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Department of Medicine
Member Since 1985

Jessica Kolansky, Esq.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Member Since 2019

Joseph Mullen
Madison Apartment Group
Member Since 2009

Arthur Pasquarella, CRE
Equus Capital Partners
Executive VP and COO
Member Since 2006

Anju Yadav, M.D.
Jefferson University Health
Member Since 2019

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

Joshua Zaritsky, M.D.
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Chief of Pediatric Nephrology
Member Since 2014


New Jersey Medical Advisory Board


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.