Our Team

Board Of

Meg Russell, President

Michelle Abadir-Hallock, MD

Kim Augustine
Amy Dates Carbone

Sandra Caruso

Jill Coyle
Sue Delepine
Xandy Duffy
Donna Hagberg, MD
Mary K. Jeffery

Lois Kelly

Stephanie Latham

Nina Lindia

Karen Lowney
Andrew Mitchell-Namdar
Justin Nelson
Courtney Olsen
Jordan Rhodes
Mary Jo Riddle
Barbara Rodkin
Nancy Rosen
Trish Shannon
Susan Weis
Jane Gershon Weitzman
Elisa Wilson
Diane Zarrilli

Molly Zola

Sharon Phillips, Trustee Emeritus

Medical Advisory

K.M. Steve Lo, MD, Chair

Susan K. Boolbol, MD
Patrick I. Borgen, MD
Rachel Brem, MD
Alison Estabrook, MD
Alexandra Heerdt, MD
Brigid Killelea, MD
Gregory S. LaTrenta, MD

Linda LaTrenta, MD
Donna-Marie Manasseh, MD
Monica Morrow, MD
Elisa Port, MD
David L. Rimm, MD
Andrea Silber, MD
Barbara A. Ward, MD
Richard Zelkowitz, MD

No member of the Board of Directors, Advisory Council, Medical Advisory Board or Founders Board received remuneration for their support of Breast Cancer Alliance. They are not paid - they are strictly volunteers 


Jane Batkin

Susan Bevan

Frannie Burns
Kathy Clark
Frank Corvino
Carol Crapple
Nat Day
Patti Fast
Lile Gibbons
Michele Haertel
Brett Holey
David Jones
James McArdle
Kenneth E. Mifflin
Scott Mitchell
Donna Moffly
Betsy Donovan Nolan
Maureen Perry
Carol Santora
Margaret Sinclair
William C. Sinclair
Nancy Smith   

Turner Smith
Cathy Sutton
Peter J. Tesei
Marylou Williams
Ramze Zakka


Yonni Wattenmaker
Executive Director

Yonni was graduated from The George Washington University in 1993, and from HUC-JIR in New York City with an MA in 1996. Upon graduation, Yonni spent ten years as Director of Education at Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford Corners, NY, two years as Development Director for Tikva Children’s Home, a charity supporting homeless and abandoned children in the former Soviet Union, and four years as Director of Lifelong Learning at Central Synagogue in Manhattan. Yonni has been the Executive Director of Breast Cancer Alliance since June 2011, a once regional but now national breast cancer charity headquartered in Greenwich. Yonni is also an active volunteer, currently sitting on the National Council for Arts and Sciences at The George Washington University, the Community Advisory Council of Greenwich Hospital, the activation leadership team for MAT Training and is a consultant for Beit Teshuvah, an addiction recovery center in Los Angeles and was named one of "40 Fascinating Women" by WAG Magazine in 2019.


Kristen Linardos, Executive Assistant



Karen Colella, Events Associate



Meredith Fox, Development Associate


Leadership Circles




Deborah G. Black (1952-2017)
Paula & Robert Burton, Sr.
Joanne & Michael Masin

Lisa and Mark Walsh




Lucy and Nat Day




Jane & Alan Batkin

Cynthia G. Biondi
Courtney & Christopher Combe

Carol & George Crapple
Lile & John Gibbons
Pamela & Robert Goergen
Ilda & Charles Lee
Susan & Stephen Mandel
The Mitchell Family
Mary & Garrett Moran
Gloria & Dan O’Connell

Barbara & Gary Rodkin
Peggy Van Munching


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