Claire Parde
Claire PardeExecutive Director
Claire joined the team in August 2011.
John Ray
John RayFiscal Manager
John joined the team in April 2012.
Susan LongFiscal Clerk
Susan joined the Consortium in March 2017.  
Susan Ortabas
Susan OrtabasProgram Assistant
Susan joined the team in October 2011.

Medical Transportation Program

Jim Funk
Jim FunkTransportation Program Coordinator
Jim joined the team in 2010, first working as a driver. Thereafter, Jim was promoted to Transportation Program Assistant and, in February 2014, to Transportation Program Coordinator.
Marcy Wolfe
Marcy WolfeTransportation Program Assistant
Marcy joined the team in May 2013.

Medical Transportation Program Drivers

Michelle Cotsonas, since 2017

Kevin Dolan, since 2016

Ron Garcia, since 2011

Bill Kane, since 2016

David Kibler, since 2000

John Leach, since 2012

Wally Lees, since 2014

Greg Mosley, since 2013

Paul Mossman, since 2015

Ed Sauer, Jr., since 2017

Bill Wendelken, since 2016

BJ Wrigley, since 2015

Cancer Services Program

Darcy Connor
Darcy ConnorCancer Services Program Director
Darcy joined the team in April 2001.
Lynn Sanders
Lynn SandersIntake & Case Management Coordinator
Lynn joined the team in May 2008. 
Holly Hedgepeth
Holly HedgepethPublic Education and Outreach Coordinator
Holly joined the team in September 2013, first as a Navigator, and later, as a member of the Cancer Services Program team.

Tobacco Free Action Community Partnership

Karen dePeyster
Karen dePeysterSenior Program Director
Karen joined the team in August 2002.
Lisa Heintz
Lisa HeintzCommunity Engagement Coordinator
Lisa joined the team in April 2008.
Youth Engagement Coordinator

Consumer Assistance Programs

Lisa Thomas
Lisa ThomasDirector of Consumer Assistance Programs
Lisa joined the team in 2005.


Navigator Program

Doreen Rodriguez
Doreen RodriguezProgram Coordinator
Doreen joined the team in April 2012.
Elaine Allen
Elaine AllenCommunity Educator
Elaine joined the Consortium in December 2014. Elaine is the Consortium’s interpreter for Spanish-speaking clients.
Kelly McGiffert
Kelly McGiffertNavigator
Kelly joined the Consortium in July 2016.  

Rachel Cole
Rachel ColeNavigator
Rachel joined the Consortium in January 2016.  

Taylor Wenk
Taylor WenkNavigator
Taylor joined the Consortium in July 2016.  

NYConnects, The Prescription Access and Referral Program, and The Financial Assistance Funds


Lynda Scheer
Lynda ScheerConsumer Assistance Program Coordinator

NYConnects Information & Referral Specialist

Lynda joined the team in 2009.

Taylor Wenk
Taylor WenkNYConnects Information & Referral Specialist and Navigator
Taylor joined the team in July 2016.