Board of Directors and Staff

Officers

Bill Vierbuchen, Chair

  • Executive Director, Camp Nejeda Foundation
  • Stillwater, New Jersey, USA

 

Paul Madden, M.Ed., Vice-Chair

  • Principal, Madden Diabetes & Wellness LLC
  • Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Alex Allen, MBA, Treasurer

  • Past Executive Director, Camp Kudzu
  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Carla Cox, Secretary, PhD, RD, CDE, CSSD, FAADE, Secretary

  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Kamas, Utah, USA

Directors

John Allton

  • Attorney, Law Partner – Retired
  • Norwalk, Ohio, USA

Bryan Avery

  • President, Red Stitch Creative
  • Carmel, Indiana, USA

Katie Doyle, BA

  • National Director, Corporate Partnerships, JDRF
  • Founder, Students with Diabetes
  • Napierville, Illinois, USA

Michelle Foster, M.Ed.

  • Territory Director East – Youth and Family Initiatives, American Diabetes Association
  • Arlington, Virginia, USA

Carolyn Gershenson, RN, MSN, MPH, CDE

  • NY Pediatric Diabetes 
  • Diabetes Clinical Specialist
  • New York, New York, USA

Debbie Jones, RN, CDE

  • King Edward VII Memorial Hospital
    Coordinator
  • Diabetes Centre and Coordinator of Clinical Trials
  • Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

John Latimer, BS

  • Camp & Community Programs Director, Camp Seale Harris
  • Birmingham, Alabama, USA

R. Daniel Pollom, MD

  • Senior Medical Advisor,
    Eli Lilly, Diabetes Business Unit
  • Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Derek Rowley, MBA

  • San Francisco, California, USA

Deborah “Deb” Ruppert

  • Principal Consultant, Ruppert Health Strategies
  • Canyon Country, California, USA

Jenna White, BS

  • Executive Director, Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana
  • Morristown, Indiana, USA

Rocky Wilson, PhD

  • Executive Director, Diabetes Camping & Education Services
  • Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

Staff

Terry Ackley, MA

  • Executive Director
  • Fort Myers, FL, USA

Gina Nieto

  • Administrative Specialist
  • Naples, FL, USA