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Board of Directors

June 2018 Board Meeting

The Board acted on several issues at the June 2018 meeting, including geographic organ distribution, the member review process and informed consent requirements.


OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors

President

Sue Dunn, RN, BSN, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Donor Alliance
Denver, CO

Vice President

Maryl Johnson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation

Univ of Wisconsin Hosp and Clinics
Madison, WI

VP for Pt/Donor Affairs

Deanna Santana, B.S.
Senior Public Education Coordinator

Sierra Donor Services
Placerville, CA

Secretary

Theresa Daly, MS, RN, FNP
Director, Transplant Clinical Operations

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia
New York, NY

Treasurer

David Reich, MD, FACS
Chief, Multiorgan Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Hahnemann University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

UNOS - Immediate Past President

Yolanda Becker, MD
Director, Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

Univ of Chicago Med Ctr
Chicago, IL

BOD - Councillor Reg. 1

Stefan Tullius, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery

Brigham and Women's Hosp
Boston, MA

BOD - Councillor Reg. 2

Matthew Cooper, MD
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Georgetown Univ Med Ctr
Washington, DC

BOD - Councillor Reg. 3

Christopher Anderson, M.D.
Chair, Department of Surgery

Univ of MS Med Ctr
Jackson, MS

BOD - Councillor Reg. 4

Steven Potter, MD
Transplant Surgeon

Scott and White Mem Hosp
Temple, TX

BOD - Councillor Reg. 5

Kunam Reddy, MD
Surgical Director, Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

Mayo Clinic Hospital
Phoenix, AZ

BOD - Councillor Reg. 6

Susan Orloff, MD
Director & Chief, Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation/Hepatobiliary Surgery

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

BOD - Councillor Reg. 7

Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, MCh
Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation

Univ. of Minnesota Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN

BOD - Councillor Reg. 8

Timothy Schmitt, MD, FACS
Director of Transplant Surgery

University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS

BOD - Councillor Reg. 9

Rob Kochik
Executive Director

Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network
Rochester, NY

BOD - Councillor Reg. 10

Todd Pesavento, MD
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center

Ohio State Univ Med Ctr
Columbus, OH

BOD - Councillor Reg. 11

Kenneth Brayman, MD, PhD
Director, Renal & Pancreas Transplant Programs

Univ of Virginia HSC
Charlottesville, VA

BOD - Histo. Rep

Walter (Walt) Herczyk, MT, CHS
Laboratory Administrative Director

Gift of Life Michigan Histo Lab
Ann Arbor, MI

BOD - Histo. Rep

John Schmitz, PhD
Director, HLA Laboratory

Histo Lab at UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC

BOD - OPO Rep.

Charles Alexander, RN, MSN, MBA, CPTC
Chief Executive Officer

The Living Legacy Foundation of MD
Baltimore, MD

BOD - OPO Rep.

Diane Brockmeier, RN, BSN, MHA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mid-America Transplant Svcs
St. Louis, MO

BOD - Tx. Coord. Rep.

Mary Francois, RN, MS, CCTC
President

Oak Hill, VA

BOD - Tx. Coord. Rep.

Danyel Gooch, RN, MSN, CCTC
Lung Transplant Coordinator

Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Rosemary Berkery

New York, NY

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Randee Bloom, RN, MBA, PhD
Nurse

West Bloomfield, MI

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Laura DePiero

North Royalton,, OH

BOD. - General Public Rep.

William Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP
Program Director, Center for Health

Bellingham, WA

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Robert Goodman, MBA
Managing Partner

Westhampton, NJ

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Macey Henderson, JD, PhD
Instructor of Surgery

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Joseph Hillenburg

Bolingbrook, IL

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Kathy Schwab, RN, CCTC
Compliance Coordinator

St Marys Hospital (Mayo Clinic)
Rochester, MN

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Tara Storch
Co-Founder, Taylor's Gift Foundation

Coppell, TX

BOD - Medical/Scientific Org Rep.

Sharon Bartosh, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Nephrology

Univ of Wisconsin Hosp and Clinics
Madison, WI

BOD - Medical/Scientific Org Rep.

Charles Miller, MD
Director, Liver Transplant Program

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Minority Tx. Prof. Rep.

Akinlolu Ojo, MBBS, PhD, MBA
Nephrologist

Tucson, AZ

At Large

Eileen Brewer, MD
Medical Director, Renal Transplant

Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX

At Large

Simon Horslen, MB, CHB
Medical Director, Liver & Intestine Transplant

Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, WA

At Large

Jerry McCauley, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Division of Nephrology/Capizzi Professor of Medicine

Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
Philadelphia, PA

At Large

Rene Romero, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

At Large

Marc Schecter, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Children's Hosp Med Ctr
Cincinnati, OH

At Large

Timothy Stevens, RN,BSN,CCTC

Richmond, VA

Ex Officio (non voting)

James Bowman, III, MD
Medical Officer

Division of Transplantation, HHS
Rockville, MD

Ex Officio (non voting)

Shannon Dunne, JD
Senior Public Health Analyst

Division of Transplantation, HHS
Rockville, MD

Ex Officio (non voting)

Frank Holloman, MPA
Deputy Director

Division of Transplantation, HHS
Rockville, MD

Ex Officio (non voting)

Christopher McLaughlin
Chief, Organ Transplantation Branch

Division of Transplantation, HHS
Rockville, MD

Ex Officio (non voting)

Brian Shepard
Chief Executive Officer

UNOS-Employees
Richmond, VA

Ex Officio (non voting)

Robert Walsh

Division of Transplantation, HHS
Rockville, MD

Committee Liaison

Casey Humphries
Board Liaison

UNOS-Employees
Richmond, VA