Staff & Board of Directors

Development and Donor Relations




Daniel Gumnit is no longer with Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Jean Machart is serving as the interim CEO.

Board of Directors

  • Chairperson

    John Golden
    President Crux Collaborative, Inc.

  • Vice Chairperson

    Abbie Miller
    Chief Medical Officer PreferredOne

  • Secretary

    Matt Hedman
    VP, Corporate Development
    UnitedHealth Group

  • Chief Executive Officer
    Jean Machart
  • Immediate Past Chair

    Susan Doherty
    Regional Executive American Hospital Association

  • Treasurer

    Jen Wilson
    Senior Managing Director Thrivent

Board of Members

  • Adam Choe
    Managing Partner, Tundra Ventures

  • Ingrid Culp
    Employment Law Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron

  • Peter Dorow
    Retired, Delta Airlines

  • Barb Farrell
    Community Volunteer

  • Meghan Harris
    Corporate Counsel, Bremer Bank

  • Michelle Johnson
    Director, Northland Securities

  • Molly Kinsella
    Vice President, Creative, Content and Operations, Best Buy

  • Dawn Lamm
    Chief Financial Officer, NOVUS Media, LLC.

  • Charles Manzoni
    Community Volunteer

  • Beth Monsrud
    Executive Vice President & CFO, UCare

  • Greg Soukup
    Chairman, Warrior Mfg., LLC.

  • Chris Toppin
    Partner & Chief Operating Officer - Central Region, Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • Chris Zupfer
    Executive Director, Hill-Murray Foundation

Research Advisory Committee

  • Challice Bonifant, MD, PhD | Johns Hopkins University
  • Lisa Diller, MD | Dana-Farber Institute
  • Adam Green, MD | Colorado Children's Hospital
  • Jonathan Kimmelman, PhD | McGill University
  • Abbie Miller, MD | Preferred One
  • Sabine Mueller, MD, PhD | UCSF Benioff Children's
  • Alix Seif, MD, MPH | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Logan Spector, PhD | University of Minnesota
  • Nick Vitanza, MD | Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Leo Wang, MD, PhD | City of Hope
  • Jason Yustein, MD, PhD | Texas Children's/Baylor College

Chief Medical Advisors Emeritus

  • Mark Nesbit Jr., MD
  • Norma Ramsay, MD

Honorary Directors

  • Diana & Norm Hageboeck

Life Advisors

  • Jan Humphrey
  • Del Johnson
  • Deb Nesbit
  • Jane Ramsland
  • Cal Simmons
  • Sharon Waller
  • Phil McGlave MD
  • Joe Neglia, MD, MPH

National Honorary Chairs

  • Tom & Melissa Lehman