Outreach Chair, Board of Directors, Houston Gulf Coast Chapter Kathy Stewart – a warm embrace Kathy Stewart doesn’t do anything half-heartedly. No Mentor Program? She’ll start one! Need the Outreach Program to grow? She’ll do it! Or maybe you just need a compassionate ear after being newly diagnosed with T1D. She’ll give you her undivided […]
Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
Brian McIntosh is the kind of good-natured person who is often heard saying, “What needs to be done? Just tell me.” Driven by the JDRF mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), he is always the first one to step in when help is needed. He motivates others by demonstrating the value of service to his community.
An expert marketing professional, Rhonda has spent the past 17 years working in the luxury real estate industry; the last four as Director of Marketing for Scottsdale-based DMB Realty Network. Responsible for strategic planning and over-seeing tactical implementation, Rhonda leads marketing efforts for luxury and lifestyle communities such as North Scottsdale’s Silverleaf and Sierra Reserve. […]
There is no harder working retiree in southeast Michigan than JDRF volunteer Marvin Daitch. Marvin was introduced to type 1 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, an event that would map a new course for his life, and even become a calling.
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
Dr. Jeffrey Girardin joined Horizon Eye Specialists & Lasik Center in 1999 and provides routine eye care and contact lens fittings as well as pre- and post-operative care of refractive and cataract surgery cases. In addition, he has experience in diagnosing and treating ocular diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Jeffrey graduated from […]
ONE NIGHT – Unmask the Cure, a masquerade ball, will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. This black tie masquerade will feature incredible entertainment, dinner, expansive auctions, and an inspiring Fund A Cure program. For more information visit www.onenightphoenix.org.
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.