Our Leadership

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation Board of Directors

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Chris Jauch

Treasurer, Director

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Veronica Frunzi

Secretary, Director

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation Advisors

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation Scientific Advisory Committee

Catalina Betancur, MD, PhD

INSERM, U. Pierre et Marie Curie

Joseph Buxbaum, PhD

Seaver Autism Center at Mt. Sinai

Ricardo Dolmetsch, PhD

Novartis

Katy Phelan, PhD

Florida Cancer Specialists

Craig Powell, MD, PhD

UTSW

Robert Ring, PhD

Autos Consulting

Audrey Thurm, PhD

NIMH

Chris Winrow, PhD

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation Staff Members and Key Volunteers

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Ronni Blumenthal

Executive Director

STATE REGION REP E-MAIL
Alaska Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
Idaho Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
Montana Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
Oregon Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
Washington Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
Wyoming Region 1 (North) Laryssa Morehead kstowa@outlook.com
California Region 1 (South) Angie Lin Foster angie.j.lin@gmail.com
Hawaii Region 1 (South) Angie Lin Foster angie.j.lin@gmail.com
Nevada Region 1 (South) Angie Lin Foster angie.j.lin@gmail.com
Iowa Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
Iowa Region 2 Kathy Fiscus kfiscus528@gmail.com
Minnesota Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
Nebraska Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
North Dakota Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
South Dakota Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
Wisconsin Region 2 Cynthia Schauss schauss@cox.net
Kansas Region 3 (North) Kelley Salisbury-Thorson 22q13region3@mail.com
Kansas Region 3 (North) Janet Wilson wilsonjanet@att.net
Arkansas Region 3 (North) Kelley Salisbury-Thorson 22q13region3@mail.com
Arkansas Region 3 (North) Janet Wilson wilsonjanet@att.net
Missouri Region 3 (North) Kelley Salisbury-Thorson 22q13region3@mail.com
Missouri Region 3 (North) Janet Wilson wilsonjanet@att.net
Oklahoma Region 3 (North) Kelley Salisbury-Thorson 22q13region3@mail.com
Oklahoma Region 3 (North) Janet Wilson wilsonjanet@att.net
Texas Region 3 (South) Kristina Fisher kristinafisher.pmsf@yahoo.com
Louisiana Region 3 (South) Kristina Fisher kristinafisher.pmsf@yahoo.com
Louisiana Region 3 (South) Dottie Ellis dottiegellis@gmail.com
Delaware Region 4 (South) Jenna Cohen Goldblatt jennagoldblatt@gmail.com
Maryland Region 4 (South) Jenna Cohen Goldblatt jennagoldblatt@gmail.com
West Virgina Region 4 (South) Jenna Cohen Goldblatt jennagoldblatt@gmail.com
Virginia Region 4 (South) Jenna Cohen Goldblatt jennagoldblatt@gmail.com
Washington D.C Region 4 (South) Jenna Cohen Goldblatt jennagoldblatt@gmail.com
Vermont Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick meredith377@comcast.net
Vermont Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
New Hampshire Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick meredith377@comcast.net
New Hampshire Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
Rhode Island Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick meredith377@comcast.net
Rhode Island Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
Rhode Island Region 4 (North) Sue Joinson suemomtoemily@yahoo.com
Connecticut Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick meredith377@comcast.net
Connecticut Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
Massachusetts Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick meredith377@comcast.net
Massachusetts Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
Pennsylvania Region 4 (Central) Abi Fiore region4central@gmail.com
Pennsylvania Region 4 (Central) Deb Denmark region4central@gmail.com
New York Region 4 (Central) Abi Fiore region4central@gmail.com
New York Region 4 (Central) Deb Denmark region4central@gmail.com
New Jersey Region 4 (Central) Abi Fiore region4central@gmail.com
New Jersey Region 4 (Central) Deb Denmark region4central@gmail.com
Tennessee Region 5 (North) Amy Youngquist amy_youngquist@hotmail.com
Tennessee Region 5 (North) Mandy Bell Whittimore mandybell@hotmail.com
Tennessee Region 5 (North) Bonnie Micheli bonniemicheli@gmail.com
North Carolina Region 5 (North) Amy Youngquist amy_youngquist@hotmail.com
North Carolina Region 5 (North) Mandy Bell Whittimore mandybell@hotmail.com
South Carolina Region 5 (North) Amy Youngquist amy_youngquist@hotmail.com
South Carolina Region 5 (North) Mandy Bell Whittimore mandybell@hotmail.com
Alabama Region 5 (South) Mandy Alvarado newchanges15@yahoo.com
Alabama Region 5 (South) Michael Medina mmedina859@gmail.com
Alabama Region 5 (South) Erica Cox ericacox1985@yahoo.com
Florida Region 5 (South) Mandy Alvarado newchanges15@yahoo.com
Florida Region 5 (South) Michael Medina mmedina859@gmail.com
Georgia Region 5 (South) Mandy Alvarado newchanges15@yahoo.com
Georgia Region 5 (South) Michael Medina mmedina859@gmail.com
Mississippi Region 5 (South) Mandy Alvarado newchanges15@yahoo.com
Mississippi Region 5 (South) Michael Medina mmedina859@gmail.com
Utah Region 3 (West) Courtney Deeren region3west@pmsf.org
Utah Region 3 (West) JoLea Kendall region3west@pmsf.org
Arizona Region 3 (West) Courtney Deeren region3west@pmsf.org
Arizona Region 3 (West) JoLea Kendall region3west@pmsf.org
Colorado Region 3 (West) Courtney Deeren region3west@pmsf.org
Colorado Region 3 (West) JoLea Kendall region3west@pmsf.org
New Mexico Region 3 (West) Courtney Deeren region3west@pmsf.org
New Mexico Region 3 (West) JoLea Kendall region3west@pmsf.org
Michigan Region 9 Darla Schaefer smilingdarla@gmail.com
Indiana Region 9 Darla Schaefer smilingdarla@gmail.com
Illinois Region 9 Darla Schaefer smilingdarla@gmail.com
Kentucky Region 9 Darla Schaefer smilingdarla@gmail.com
Ohio Region 9 Darla Schaefer smilingdarla@gmail.com
Maine Region 4 (North) Meredith Roderick. meredith377@comcast.net
Maine Region 4 (North) Annie Kuehl anniejo1@netscape.net
COUNTRY/AREA REGION REP E-MAIL
Northern Ireland Region 6 Rosie Bovaird rosiechs@hotmail.com
Ireland Region 6 Rosie Bovaird rosiechs@hotmail.com
The United Kingdom, South Region 6 Alison Turner alisonjaneturner@hotmail.com
The United Kingdom, Midland Region 6 Victoria Feddersen victoriafeddersen@gmail.com
The United Kingdom, North Region 6 Penny Bradley penny.j.bradley@btinternet.com
The United Kingdom, South Region 6 Kat Pond kat@teampond.co.uk
The United Kingdom, South Region 6 Lynda White lyndawhite@pmsf.org.uk
Scotland Region 6 Nicola Connolly nikki@chrisconnolly.biz
Canada, Alberta Region 7 (West) Jim Cole jimcheeser@yahoo.com
Canada, British Columbia Region 7 (West) Jim Cole jimcheeser@yahoo.com
Canada, Manitoba Region 7 (West) Jim Cole jimcheeser@yahoo.com
Canada, Saskatchewan Region 7 (West) Jim Cole jimcheeser@yahoo.com
Canada, New Brunswick Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Canada, Newfoundland Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Canada, Nova Scotia Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Canada, Ontario Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Canada, Prince Edward Island Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Canada, Quebec Region 7 (East) Stephanie LeClerc / Cindy McPhedran region7east@pmsf.org
Australia Region 8 Megan Toole/Amber Jones pmsfaustralia@outlook.com.au
New Caledonia Region 8 Megan Toole/Amber Jones pmsfaustralia@outlook.com.au
New Zealand Region 8 Megan Toole/Amber Jones pmsfaustralia@outlook.com.au
India Region 8 Megan Toole/Amber Jones pmsfaustralia@outlook.com.au
Mexico Region 10 Alejandra Mendoza aleja_santi06@hotmail.com
South America Region 11 (South) OPEN angie.j.lin@gmail.com
Central America Region 11 (Central) Francines Reyes francines95@hotmail.com
Brazil Region 11 (East) Claudia Spadoni claudia.spadoni@uol.com.br
Spain Region 12 (North) Norma Alhambra norma.alhambra@22q13.org.es
Spain Region 12 (North) Juan Ramón Rodríguez juanramonrh@gmail.com
Portugal Region 12 (South) Ana Domingos domingos.ana@gmail.com
Portugal Region 12 (South) Rui Barbosa Guedes rui.barbosaguedes@gmail.com
Belgium Region 13 Frédérique Meunier nomade86@wanadoo.fr
France Region 13 Frédérique Meunier nomade86@wanadoo.fr
Luxembourg Region 13 Frédérique Meunier nomade86@wanadoo.fr
Morocco Region 13 Frédérique Meunier nomade86@wanadoo.fr
Germany Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Netherlands Region 14 Els Kuiper elskui@gmail.com
Italy Region 15 Arianna Laghi arianna@generalfishtrade.com
Malta Region 15 Arianna Laghi arianna@generalfishtrade.com
Denmark Region 16 Kennie I. Søgaard info@pmsf.dk
Finland Region 16 Torunn Borgersen trb@markvn10.com
Norway Region 16 Torunn Borgersen trb@markvn10.com
Sweden Region 16 Torunn Borgersen trb@markvn10.com
Albania Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Austria Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Czech Republic Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Bosnia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Bulgaria Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Slovakia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Croatia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Herzegovina Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Hungary Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Latvia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Macedonia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Moldova Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Romania Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Slovenia Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Switzerland Region 17 Gaby Reimann gaby.reimann@web.de
Malaysia Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Indonesia Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Thailand Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Philippines Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Brunei Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Singapore Region 18 Nadiah Hanim Abdul Latif nadiahhanim@gmail.com
Japan Region 18 East Shiori Segawa shiori.a.s@gmail.com
Japan Region 18 East Yuka Otsuji ytommy80s@gmail.com
Poland Region 19 Beata Skowron skowronek188@gmail.com
Greece Region 21 Rodoula Papafingos rodapabe@yahoo.gr
Turkey Region 21 Rodoula Papafingos rodapabe@yahoo.gr
Israel Region 21 Rodoula Papafingos rodapabe@yahoo.gr
Israel Region 21 Rinat Cohen rinatcohenn@gmail.com
Israel Region 21 Irena Levin shimshik24@yahoo.com
China Region 20 Tiffany Wu tiffany_118@163.com
China Region 20 Susie Yuan susie.yuan@outlook.com
Taiwan Region 20 Chialin Frank Chu frank10056@gmail.com
Russian Federation Region 22 Ekaterina Demidova ekd@ngs.ru
South Africa Region 23 Sneziwe Damaseb smzozwane@gmail.com
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