Leadership

Board of Directors, Management Team, & Medical Advisory Board
Below is information on the board of directors, management team, and medical advisory board for the association.

Our Mission
To support those affected by recurrent meningitis and help fund research to find a cure.

Our Vision
A world free of recurrent meningitis.

Leadership

Board of Directors

Michael Hrehor (US)

Michael Hrehor (US)

Founder & Chairman

Michael is the founder and chairman of the board.  He also manages the technology for the association.

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Lisa Sherman-Weeks (AU)

Lisa Sherman-Weeks (AU)

Vice-Chair (International Operations)

Lisa has been an administrator of our support group and was promoted to Vice-Chair (International Operations) May 2018.

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Markesia Tatum (US)

Markesia Tatum (US)

Secretary

Markesia was promoted to board secretary June 2018.

Tracey Martel (US)

Tracey Martel (US)

Treasurer

Tracey was re-confirmed as treasurer in June 2018.

Dani Denham (US)

Dani Denham (US)

Member

Dani has been a member since May 2017.

Heather Freeman (UK)

Heather Freeman (UK)

Member

Heather has been a board member since the founding of the association.

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Michelle Light-Whitt (US)

Michelle Light-Whitt (US)

Member

Michelle ran an online support group for people with Mollaret’s meningitis prior to joining our Board of Directors.

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Katrina McAuley (AU)

Katrina McAuley (AU)

Member

Katrina has been a board member since the founding of the association.

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Cynthia McCoy (US)

Cynthia McCoy (US)

Member

Cynthia has a background in the medical field and joined our board in 2017.

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Dustin Pepper (US)

Dustin Pepper (US)

Member

Dustin started as Executive Director and moved to board member in May of 2018.

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Leadership

Management Team

Gabrielle Costello (US)

Gabrielle Costello (US)

Executive Director

Gabrielle started as the Director of Operations and was promoted to Executive Director in May 2018.

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Leadership

Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Benjamin Galen (US)

Dr. Benjamin Galen (US)

Member

Dr. Galen is an assistant professor of medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in The Bronx, New York.

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Dr. Alon Hait (DK)

Dr. Alon Hait (DK)

Member

M.D, Ph.D fellow – Novel Primary Immunodeficiencies Associated with Susceptibility to Mollaret’s meningitis (Recurrent benign lymphocytic meningitis), Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.

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