Memorial Foundation Board & Staff

Board of Directors

The Memorial Foundation is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors whose members oversee the work of the Foundation on behalf of St. Jude Medical Center.


· Mike Hernandez, Chair

· Janny Meyer, Secretary

· Brian Helleland, Chief Executive, St. Jude Medical Center


· Dennis Buchanan, M.D

· Salma Bushala-Hamud

· Adrianne Geiger-DuMond, Ph.D.

· Sister Patricia Haley, CSJ

· Bradley A. Jackson, M.D.

· William Lawler, M.D.

· Joseph S. Lawton, M.D.

· George McDaniel

· James McGrade

· Fred Nowroozi, M.D.

· Scott Rojas

· Dorothy Lippman Salovesh

· Kathy Salter

· Susan Shaw

· Cathy Shircliff

· Stephen Straub

· Dr. Stephen Tsai

· Mike Verity

Philanthropic Support Groups

· Duncan Johnson, President, St. Jude Medical Center Guild

Memorial Foundation Staff

Susan B. Smith, Vice President of Philanthropy

Paul Kaminski, Director of Philanthropy St. Jude Heritage

Jennie Stewart, Director of Philanthropic Initiatives

Lucy Takahashi, Director of Annual Giving

Tony Truong, Director of Gift Planning

Noreen Jung, Communications Manager

Gian Santos, Volunteer Services Manager

Dale Katsuyama, Finance Manager

Norma Moses, Fundraising Events Manager

Meghan Adamovic, Philanthropy Manager

Samaneyah Mouth, Advancement Services Manager

Tyson Reyes, Senior Major Gift Officer

Mandi Archuleta, Executive Assistant

Frances Aquino, Foundation Accountant

Amanda Barber, Administrative Foundation Associate

Camille Brake, Donor Relations Foundation Coordinator

Rachel Laverde, Communications Foundation Coordinator

Rachyl Creech, Volunteer Services Foundation Coordinator

Melissa Hardy, Major Gifts Foundation Coordinator

Tanya Gonzalez, Special Events Foundation Coordinator

Vinette Wallace, Gift Entry

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