Board of Directors

Our Leadership

Our Foundation Leadership is responsible for guiding our efforts, our staff, and our community members in leading the charge to help people and families affected by epilepsy in New England.

Board of Directors

Andrew Cole, MD

BioChairHarvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital

Susan Linn

BioPresident/CEO, EFNE

Steve Siravo


Barbara Dworetzky, M.D.

BioHarvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brett Downing


Christine Chassé

BioManagement Research Group (MRG)

Francis J. Kenneally III

BioMerrimack Valley YMCA

John N. Gaitanis, MD

BioTufts Medical Center

Edward C. Bunn

BioCIBC Weath Management

Francesco Salituro, PhD

BioSalituro MedChem Solutions

Jason Bourque

BioCreative Wealth Solutions and Insurance Services

Philip Haydon, Ph.D.

BioTufts University

Joe Siravo

BioDeloitte & Touche LLP

Tim Higgins

BioNewRoads Environmental

Kimberlee Schumacher

BioCombined Jewish Philanthropies.

Tim Young

Bio Stone Coast Fund Services

Dr. Zachary Hermes

BioBrigham and Women's Hospital

Nicole Derosiers

BioLahey Hospital

Susan Kantor

BioTeknor Apex, Inc.

Steve Valliere

BioPharmD, MScSunovion

Tamara Sacharczyk

BioAnchor & Special Projects Reporter NBC 10

Samantha Schmidt

Managing Epilepsy Well, Dartmouth Hitchcock MC