Can Do MS is an organization driven by a deep passion and commitment to help people live their best lives with MS. Our highly qualified leadership team, governed by a board of directors comprised of business professionals and MS advocates and staffed by some of the leading professionals in the MS field, all share the core belief that everyone has the power to live their best life with MS. Each plays a critical role in helping us fulfill our mission. From stewardship to administration, fundraising and program delivery, our mission is only as successful as the individuals behind it.

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    Lisa Mattis

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Kathy Costello, CRNP

    Vice President, Programs

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    Joelle “Joey” Costello

    Controller

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    Melissa Andrews

    Director of Marketing

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    Kirsten Kiefer

    Director of Development

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    Laura Allen

    Director of Programs

  • Krista
    Krista Sipf

    Associate Director of Programs

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    Alessandra Iuppa

    Associate Director of Database Operations

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    Jill Rogers

    Events & Development Manager

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    Morgan Tiroff

    Senior Programs Manager

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    Paige Kennon

    Programs Associate

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    Jasa Schumacher

    Development Manager

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    Mary Anne Morrison

    Office Manager

  • Theresa Benson
    Theresa Benson

    Donor Relations Manager

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    Julia Kender

    Digital Content Specialist

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    Roz Kalb, PhD

    Senior Programs Consultant

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    Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT

    Senior Programs Consultant

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    Lisa Mattis

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Richard Kelly

    Chair

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    Gerald G. Bowe

    Member

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    Tyler Hamilton

    Member

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    Blaze Heuga

    Member

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    Robin Kelly

    Member

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    Bernice Kuca

    Member

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    Erin Murphy

    Member

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    Kate Olson

    Member

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    Adrah Leitner

    Member

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    Randy Schapiro, MD

    Member

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    Scott Williams

    Member

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    Ted Manning

    Member

Exercise Physiologists & Specialists 
Christine Greening, MSc, Dillon, CO 
Mary Greenwood, M. DIV, BCC, MS, RYT, Silverthorne, CO 
Marina Moldavskiy, EP, Atlanta, GA 
Alexander Ng, Ph.D, FACSM, Wauwatosa, WI
Emily Reilly, ACSM, SCW, Alexandria, VA
Elizabeth Thomas, ES, Atlanta, GA
Christopher Wells, EP, Atlanta, GA

Occupational Therapists 
Joan Augustyn, OTD, OTR/L, Lenexa, KS
Beth Bullard, OTR, Fort Collins, CO
Tracy Carrasco, OT/L, MSCS, CLT, Winter Garden, FL
Anna Cotton, OTR, Eagle, CO
Christine Hampton, OTR/L, MOT, Atlanta, GA 
Laura Kingston, OTR/L, Portland, OR
Ann Mullinix, OTR/L, NBC-HWC, Minneapolis, MN
Stephanie Nolan, OTR/L, Broomfield, CO
Rebecca Shivers, OTR/L, CLT, East Point, GA
Stephanie Singleton, OTD, OTR/L, Rio Rancho, NM 
Linda Walls, OTR, Ellicott City, MD 
Kathy Zackowski, Ph.D, OTR, Baltimore, MD

Speech and Language Pathologists 
Lorelei Benham, CCC-SLP, Norcross, GA
Janet DeClark, MA, CCC-SLP, Pismo Beach, CA
Betty Mathew, MS, CCC-SLP, Atlanta, GA
Pamela H. Miller, MA, CCC-SLP, MSCS, Lafayette, CO
Dalise Robinson, MA, CCC-SLP, Atlanta, GA

Mental Health Professionals  
Meghan Beier, Ph.D, Glen Arm, MD
Lucille Carriere, Ph.D, MSCS, Las Vegas, NV 
Peggy Crawford, Ph.D, Cambridge, MA
Samantha Domingo, Psy.D, DBSM, Corvallis, OR 
Laura Hancock, Ph.D, Verona, WI
Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D, ABPP-RP, Baltimore, MD 
Rosalind Kalb, Ph.D, West Bath, ME 
Amber Landers, PhD, HSPP, Emeryville, CA
Deborah M. Miller, Ph.D, LISW, Cleveland Heights, OH 
Kenneth Nowack, Ph.D, Santa Monica, CA 
Pilar Poal, Ph.D, Wayne, PA 
Matthew Sacco, Ph.D, Independence, OH
Linda Trettin, Ph.D, Folsom, CA
Pearl Werfel, Ph.D, Berkeley, CA

Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants
Kevin Allison, PA-C, Tampa, FL
Aliza Ben-Zacharia, Ph.D, DNP, ANP, FAAN, MSCN, New York, NY
Cheryl Blaschuk, RN, FNP, MSN, Wauwatosa, WI
Denise Bruen, ANP-BC, MSN, MSCN, Charlottesville, VA 
Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN,MSN, FNP-BC, Glen Allen, VA
Paula Hardeman, PA-C, Dallas, TX
Kathleen Healey, APRN, Ph.D, Omaha, NE 
Jeffrey Hernandez, DNP, APRN, MSCN, North Miami Beach, FL
Lynsey Lakin, MSN, NP-C, MSCS, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
Brenda Miller Blake, NP-C, MSCN, Burke, VA
Lynn Stazzone, RN, BSN, MSN, NP, Boston, MA 
Tracy Walker, FNP-C, WOCN, Buford, GA 
Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-C, MSCN, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Yolanda Wheeler, PhD, CRNP, MSCN, Birmingham, AL

Registered Dietitians and Nutrition Coaches 

Mona Bostick, RDN, LDN, MSCS, Greensboro, NC
Kathryn W. Green, RD, LD, Leeds, AL 
Baldwin Sanders, MS, RD, LDN, IFNCP, Mobile, AL
Kate Togneri, NC, RYT, Oakland, CA


Physical Therapists
Deborah Backus, PT, Ph.D, FACRM, Roswell, GA
Samantha Balistreri, PT, DPT, Philadelphia, PA
Laurie Beeman De Mayo, MSPT, Ligonier, PA
Anneke Bender, MPT, Atlanta, GA
Anna Berry, PT, DPT, Decatur, GA 
Patty Bobryk, MHS, PT, MSCS, ATP, Steamboat Springs, CO
Michelle Cameron, MD, PT, Portland, OR 
Courtney Capwell, DPT, MSCS, Greene, RI
Kit Concilus, PT, MS, OCS, Pittsburgh, PA 
Gary Crandall, MS, PT, Voorhees, NJ 
Ian Flannery, PT, DPT, East Point, GA 
Taylor Galmarini, PT, DPT, PMA-CPT, Atlanta, GA
Beth Gibson, PT, Tucson, AZ 
D. Michele Harrison, PT, ATRIC, ATP, CSMS Denver, CO
Clare Hartigan, PT, MPT, Atlanta, GA 
Mary Kay Hausladen Foley, PT, GCFP, CHTP Hailey, ID 
Gretchen Hawley, PT, DPT, MSCS, Batavia, NY
Elissa Held Bradford, PT, Ph.D, NCS, MSCS, St. Louis, MO 
Nicole Kohlert, PT, Ottawa, ON, Canada 
Susan Kushner, MS, PT, Valencia, PA 
Peiting Lien, PT, DPT, NCS, Lutherville, MD 
Stephen Molloy, PT, OCS, Cincinnati, OH 
Chris Nesbitt, MPT, Atlanta, GA 
Gini Patterson, PT, Frisco, CO 
Tammy G. Roehrs, PT, MA, NCS, Fort Calhoun, NE 
Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT, MSCS, Elmwood, NE
Kathy San Martino, PT, NCS, MSCS, CLT, ATP, Sierra Madre, CA 
Lindie Schreiner, PTA, Omaha, NE 
Victoria Szwajcer, BScPT, RYT, Nepean, ON, Canada 
Jeannie Tatum, MS, PT, Prawy, MT 
Lynn Williams, PT, Chama, NM

Physicians 
Michelle Cameron, MD, PT, Neurology, Portland, OR 
David E. Jones, MD, Neurology, Earlysville, VA
Augusto Miravalle, MD, Timnath, CO
Derrick Robertson, MD, Neurology, Tampa, FL
Kalina Sanders, MD, Neurology, Jacksonville, FL
John Schafer, MD, FAAN, Neurology, Sacramento, CA 
Randall T. Schapiro, MD, FAAN, Neurology (Ret.), Peoria, AZ
Ben Thrower, MD, Neurology, Atlanta, GA

Other Healthcare Specialists 
Rhonda Canby, Spiritual Coach, Sacramento, CA
Katherine Chapman, LCSW, Flower Mound, TX
Caroline Craven, MS Life Coach, La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Jackie Haar, LCSW, MS Counselor, Decatur, GA

Patient Advocates
Brittany Quiroz, Patient Advocate, Corona, CA
Ashley Ratcliff, Patient Advocate, Long Beach, CA
Victoria Reese, Patient Advocate, Atlanta, GA