Local Staff

Amy HewittAmy Hewitt
Executive Director

Patty McCormacPatty McCormac, RN
Senior Director, Programs

Celine KohCeline Koh
Program Manager

Doris LewDoris Lew
Community Outreach Coordinator

Board of Advisors

Rick Barnett
Board Chair
Former President & CEO
Satellite Healthcare

Anne Barr
Immediate Past Board Chair
CIO
Brown & Tolland

Hamoudi Al-Bander, MD
Nephrologist
Chabot Nephrology

Osama W. Amro, MD, MBBCH
Nephrologist
Swedish Medical Center

Christine Hartley, RN, MS, ACNP-BC
Administrative Director
Solid Organ Transplant Destination Service Line
Stanford Health Care

Tracy Y. Jonelis, MD
Chair of Nephrology Chiefs
The Permanente Medical Group
Chief of Nephrology Services
Kaiser Permanente SF Medical Center

Sasha King
Chief Marketing Officer
CareDx

Audrey Kitzke
General Manager
Upside Down Wine l Kitzke Cellars

Mike Kuczkowski
Founder & CEO
Orangefiery

Luis Mayen
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Business Development
Donor Network West

Sa’ed Nemr, MD, FACP, FASN
Transplant Nephrologist
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital

Robin M. Pearson, Esq.
Nominating Committee Co-Chair
Partner & CEO
Pearson and Schachter

Robin Reitzes
Deputy City Attorney
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office

Todd Ungard
VP & Chief Commercial Officer
Relypsa, Inc

Bernadette Vincent
President & COO
Satellite Healthcare

Laura Williams, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Global Therapeutic Strategies and Patient Advocacy
Ardelyx