Board of Trustees Members

Alicia Lennox Becker
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Alicia Lennox Becker is a strong willed, educated, perseverant and loving woman who lives in Petaluma, California. She is a wife (to Christopher Becker), a mother and an advocate for her son Liam

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Bob Candelaria
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Tina (Garbern) Case
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Tina is the sister of Dr. Jim Garbern, who passed away in 2011 after many years of committed involvement in the PMD Foundation. She joined the PMD Foundation in his honor to carry on his vocation.

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Patti Daviau
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Patti, otherwise known as “Mama Bear” to her extended PMD family, lives in Indianapolis with her husband George where she is a registration specialist at IU Hospital.

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Rob Gasperetti
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Rob Gasperetti lives in Franklin Square, New York, which is located on Long Island. He is married to Kristen, and has four sons. Brian (the oldest) and Dylan (the youngest) are affected with PMD,

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Katie Harter
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Katie is the mother of four children. She and her husband live in Madison, New Jersey. Their first child, Jack, was born with the connatal from of PMD in 2006.

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Don Hobson
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Don Hobson is a past Board Chair and the husband of Dr. Grace Hobson, a PMD researcher at the duPont Hospital for Children and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee.

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Gina Jones
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Gina lives in Chicago and is the mother of two sons with Classic PMD, Garrett and Gavin. She is married to Gordon Jones, a Chicago fire-fighter.

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Carlos Labrada (Vice Chair)
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Carlos Labrada is the new Vice Chair of The PMD Foundation, after joining the board in 2014. He lives in San Diego, CA with his beautiful family. He and his wife, Yezabel have three children;

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Jeff Leonard (Chairman)
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Jeff is the past Board Secretary and is now the Foundation Chair . Jeff has been on the board and an Executive Committee member since 2001. He has three children, Rachel (16 yrs), Jack (14 yrs with PMD) and Nathan (12 yrs).

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Dave Manley
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Dave Manley lives in Mexico, NY with his wife, Julie, and son, Jaden. Jaden, his first and only child, was born on December 5, 2001 and diagnosed with PMD in September 2003.

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Doris Parker
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Doris lives in central Texas with her husband, Ben and children, Taylor and Logan. Logan is the youngest, he was born on June 27, 2007 and was diagnosed with PMD in July 2009.

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Ed Skelly
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Ed Skelly lives in the Chicago suburbs with his wife Jeanette. They have two children, Jacqui and Ed. Their son Ed had PMD and passed away in March of 2007 just before his 14th birthday

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Laura Spear (Secretary)
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Laura Spear is a longtime member of the Foundation and is the Board Secretary. Laura attended LaSalle University and received her nursing degree from Gloucester County College.

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Geoffrey Toman (Treasurer)
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Geoff Toman was born in England and came to the United States in 1948. He grew up in the southern California area where he he earned his undergraduate degree from Woodbury College and his MBA from Pepperdine University.

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