Meet the Team
From just a couple of staff members and a doctor with a vision in 1982, the PKD Foundation has grown to be the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD.
Michelle Davis, Interim CEO and Chief Development Officer
Angela Connelly, Chief Marketing Officer
Lorrie Rome, Interim Chief Scientific Officer
Ray Smith, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
What started as a couple of staff members and a doctor in 1982 has grown to more than 30 people dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD,
headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.
Board of Trustees and Volunteer Leadership
Our volunteers are the backbone of the organization. PKD Foundation volunteers bring the mission of the organization to life by giving their time and passion to ensure that no one faces this disease alone while uniting to end PKD.
If you are interested in volunteering with the PKD Foundation, click here.
Board of Trustees
|Scott Goodman (Chair)
Frank Condella (Vice Chair & Treasurer)
Sen. Robert Bennett
Benjamin Cowley, Jr., M.D.
Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D.
Michael Haggard, Esq.
Walter Hunt, Ph.D.
Jerome Lienhard, II
Scientific Advisory Committee
|Benjamin Cowley, Jr., M.D. (Chair)
Terry Watnick, M.D. (Vice Chair)
John Bissler, M.D.
Iain Drummond, Ph.D.
Vincent Gattone, II, Ph.D.
Ben Margolis, M.D.
York Pei, M.D.
Ronald Perrone, M.D.
Richard Sandford, Ph.D., FRCP
Stefan Somlo, M.D.
Darren Wallace, Ph.D.
Angela Wandinger-Ness, Ph.D.
Volunteer Advisory Committee
Kristen Sherman Gill
Education Advisory Committee