Leadership

Our Board of Directors and staff work tirelessly to promote awareness of, and research equity for, metastatic breast cancer. Many of our board members are metastatic patients themselves, while others are dedicated advocates who stand side by side with us in the fight to reduce deaths from breast cancer.

Staff

Sonya Negley

Executive Director

Hava Avraham, Ph.D.

Scientific Review Officer

Kristen Mayfield

Executive Assistant

Current Board Members

CJ "Dian" Corneliussen-James

Founder, Director Emeritus and Past President of METAvivor

Jamil Rivers

President

Virginia Elizabeth "Beth" Fairchild

Immediate Past President

Terlisa Sheppard

Vice-President

Patrick Quinn

Vice-President
Treasurer

Barbara Bigelow

Member At Large

Kelly Shanahan, M.D.

Member At Large

Barry Lenk

Member At Large

Kate Watson

Member At Large

Rich Leland

Member At Large

Chawnte Randall

Member At Large

We thank our former board members for their service.

Kay Campbell

Former Board Member, Deceased

Cecilia "Cece" Curry

Former Board Member, Deceased

Susan Davis

Former Board Member, Deceased

Avis Halberstadt

Co-Founder of METAvivor, Deceased

Marlene King

Former Board Member, Deceased

Pamela King

Former Board Member, Deceased

Jane Levitt

Former Board Member, Deceased

Doris Ann Price

Former Board Member, Deceased

Lori Marx-Rubiner

Former Board Member, Deceased

Karen Presswood

Co-Founder of METAvivor, Deceased

Rhonda Rhodes

Co-Founder of METAvivor, Deceased

Pat Tomaselli

Former Board Member, Deceased

Monica Hill

Former Board Member, Deceased

Rhonda Howell

Former Board Member

Briana Sykes

Former Board Member, Deceased

Karin Petrocelli

Former Board Member, Deceased

Michael Kovarik

Former Board Member

DID YOU KNOW?

Over 40,000 Americans die of metastatic breast cancer each year.