Meet Our Team

Shirley Kessel

Executive Director

Shirley likes Yoga on the beach and spending time with her granddaughter.

Katie MacDonald

Director of Operations

Katie enjoys spending time with her Golden Retriever, being outside and riding her gravel bike

Helen Flood

Director of Events

Helen treasures spending time with her family, cooking and enjoying as much sunshine as possible.

Jenny Tillman

National Director of Development

"Do small things with great love."

Jenny is a football wife, mother and proud Native American woman (Cherokee/Creek) who appreciates a life of service and a good concession stand.

Derek MacDonald

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Derek enjoys volunteering, advocacy, community building + running.

Katie Moran

Volunteer Director and Support Group Director

Katie enjoys time with her pup Cooper and when her entire family can get together! We are in many states; CA, PA, Maine and Delaware!

Sarah Rathsack

Director of ACT Now Fellows and Advocacy Program

Sarah is a mom of two young children and spends her time watching them play sports and walking with her 2 dogs.

Kayle Wilson

Associate Director of Development

The fastest way to my heart is with a vanilla latte! And I love non-profit work! I find it so life-giving to see people come together and work toward a common goal, ending the headache specialist shortage and finding a cure for Migraine. 

Delores Simmons

Delores Simmons

Associate Bookkeeper of Development

Dee is a born again Christian who is enjoying her journey. She also is the mother of 1 daughter and the grandmother of 3 boys. She enjoys walking for exercise, experimenting with new recipes and spending time with loved ones.

Anikah Salim

Meet Up Program Coordinator

Whether it is migraine or another chronic condition, she wants everyone to know, "You are not alone."

Kristin Winterbone

Development Coordinator

Her greatest joy is spending time with her husband and four kids. She loves sunshine and is always fueled by iced coffee