Miles O’Brien
Miles O’BrienChairman of the Board of Directors
Miles is a veteran, independent journalist who focuses on science, technology and aerospace. Read More…
William U. “Bill” Couzens
William U. “Bill” CouzensFounder and President - Non-Voting Board Member
Bill’s vision for the organization was to bridge a critical gap on escalating incidences of cancer. Read More…
Jann Torrance Balmer, PhD, RN
Jann Torrance Balmer, PhD, RNVice President, former Less Cancer Chairwoman
Jann was appointed as the first full-time Director for Continuing Medical Education of the University of Virginia School of Medicine in December 1990. Read More…
 Lawrence P. Fisher, II
Lawrence P. Fisher, IIVice President
Larry is the President of Chevy Chase Trust – Family Wealth Services. He is responsible for providing comprehensive wealth planning advice and overseeing services to families, individuals, foundations and endowments. Larry earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. Read More…
Greg Lam
Greg LamSecretary
Greg is a partner at the law firm of Copilevitz & Canter, LLC. He works primarily in the areas of corporate, tax, and charitable fundraising law. Read More…
Donna Eacho
Donna EachoTreasurer, former Less Cancer Chairwoman
Donna is a graduate of Duke University and holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked as a bank executive for ten years, including five years as Vice President of The First National Bank of Chicago. Read More…
 Robert A. Bilott
Robert A. BilottBoard Member
Rob, a distinguished attorney, has been at the forefront of environmental litigation. The attorney was the focus of a recent story in the New York Times that caught global attention: The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare. Read More…
Yvette Bowser
Yvette BowserBoard Member
Writer-producer Yvette Lee Bowser is the first and youngest African-American woman to create and run her own television series. She also has the distinction of executive producing and shepherding six series onto the schedule. Read More…
Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH
Jan K. Carney, MD, MPHBoard Member
Jan is Associate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. Read More…
Kristiane Crane (K.C.) Graham
Kristiane Crane (K.C.) GrahamBoard Member
K.C. graduated from the University of Virginia in 1979 with a degree in Psychology. After college, she moved to New York and worked in the financing section of the thoroughbred horse industry. Read More…
Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAANBoard Member
Janie is the Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing at the University of Kentucky, College of Nursing. Read More…
Walter R. Howell, III
Walter R. Howell, IIIBoard Member
Walter (Trip) most recently served as International Director in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Mid-Atlantic Leasing group. During his 35-year commercial real estate career, Mr. Howell has successfully represented building owners and tenants Read More…
David MacDonald
David MacDonaldBoard Member
David is an advisor for the Trout Group. David has worked with Trout since 2004 and brought over 14 years of experience in healthcare, banking, operations, and consulting to Trout Capital. Read More…
Rob Marino
Rob MarinoBoard Member
Rob has served as the Executive Director at the Fauquier Free Clinic in Warrenton, Virginia since January 2020. Read More…
George L. Ohrstrom II
George L. Ohrstrom IIBoard Member
George graduated from the University of Virginia in 1978 with a degree in English. After getting a job as a carpenter’s helper, he apprenticed with a cabinetmaker. George started Opequon Woodworks in 1983 after moving to Clarke County; high-end kitchens, libraries, and furniture were his specialty. Read More…
Tricia Petzold, MD
Tricia Petzold, MD Board Member
Tricia is a family physician. She has worked at the Snowbird Medical Clinic in Alta, Utah for 18 years.. Read More…
Vanessa M. Shami, MD
Vanessa M. Shami, MD Board Member
Vanessa is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Read More…
Thomas Uldrick, M.D.
Thomas Uldrick, M.D.Board Member
Dr. Uldrick is the Deputy Program Head of the Global Oncology Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, Division of Medical Oncology. Read More…
Mona Hanna-Attisha
Mona Hanna-AttishaSpecial Advisor
Dr. Hanna-Attisha is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative , an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. Read More…
Veronique Pittman
Veronique PittmanBoard Member Emeritus
Veronique is an advocate for Sustainable schools, an activist in the areas of indigenous rights, biodiversity conservation, green technologies, discovery learning, and women’s reproductive health. Read More…
John M. Couzens
John M. CouzensBoard Member Emeritus
John is a Managing Director of Asset Advisory Services at Northern Trust Company. Read More…
Chairwomen & Chairman Emeritus
Chairwomen Emeritus
Jan Balmer
Donna Eacho

Chairman Emeritus
Thomas M. Sherman

Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, MD
Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, MDin Memoriam
Dr. Herberman (In memoriam) was founding director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research, Hillman Professor of Oncology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Read More…
Dr. Maryann Donovan
Dr. Maryann Donovanin Memoriam
Dr. Donovan was the Director of the Center for Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (CEO-UPCI) and the Associate Director for Research Services at UPCI. Read More…