Donor Network West Leadership

Sean Van Slyck
Interim Chief Executive Officer

Nikole Neidlinger, M.D. Chief Medical Officer Donor Network West

Nikole Neidlinger, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Sandra Mejia Chief Financial Officer Donor Network West

Sandra Mejia
Chief Financial Officer

Denise Kinder Strategic Development Officer Donor Network West

Denise Kinder
Chief Strategy Officer

Mark Borer
VP of Quality Systems

Bob Duplantier
VP of Human Resources

JT Mason
VP of Information Technology

Angela Rosati
VP of Operations

Sandra Olson
Controller

Sandy Andrada
Regional Director, South Bay

Jason Bailey
Regional Director, Fresno

Brandy Gleason
Regional Director, The Bay (East & West Bay)

Susan Hall
Director of Quality Systems

John Lilley
Regional Director, Nevada

Luis Mayen
Director of Transplant Relations

Cathy Olmo
Director of Marketing and Communications

Kim Patton
Regional Director, Norcal/Stockton/Modesto

Dr. Ahmad Salehi
Director of Research Program

Stefanie Woidtke
Director of Performance Improvement

Board of Directors

Interim Chief Executive Officer
Sean Van Slyck
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Donor Network West
Ex-Officio
Executive and Finance Committees

Secretary-Treasurer
Reece Fawley
Executive Director
Health Plan Strategy & Transplantation Chief Contracting Officer
UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Executive Committee
Finance Committee Chair

Chairperson
Michelle Zyromski, Esq.
Partner
Zyromski Konicek LLP
Executive Committee

Board Members

Stephan Busque, M.D.
Director, Adult Kidney & Pancreas Program
Associate Professor
Stanford Medical Center

Thomas A. Cycyota
President & Chief Executive Officer
AlloSource
Finance Committee

Michael J. Ferenc, M.D.
Forensic Pathologist
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau

Chris Freise, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of Kidney Transplant
Interim Chief of Transplant Division
UCSF Medical Center

Michelle A. Jorden, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner & Neuropathologist
Office of the Medical Examiner-Coroner Santa Clara County

Alison M. Kerr
Vice President, Operations
Stanford Health Care
Executive Committee

James Kiehm, CPA
Audit Committee Chair

Hamila Kownacki, RN, MHA
Chief Operating Officer
California Pacific Medical Center
Executive and Finance Committees

Lloyd LaCuesta
Journalist, Retired

Kathleen F. Lynaugh, BS/RN, MBA, JD
Associate General Counsel
Blue Shield of California, San Francisco
Executive Committee

Michael J. Peterson
Healthcare Consultant/Advisor
Finance Committee

John Rabkin, M.D., FACS
Dept. of Transplantation
California Pacific Medical Center

Jill Sullivan, RN, MSN
Vice President Hospital Transformation,
Heart and Transplant Service Lines
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
Executive Committee

Dolly B. Tyan, PhD (ABHI)
Histocompatibility, Immunogenetics & Disease Profiling Laboratory
Stanford University Blood Center
Stanford University School of Medicine

Eric L. Williams
Chief Operating Officer
Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara Medical Center

Medical Advisory Board

Co-Chair
Nikole Neidlinger, M.D.
Chief Medical Director, Donor Network West
Abdominal Transplant Surgeon
California Pacific Medical Center

Co-Chair
Ryutaro Hirose, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Division of Transplant Surgery
UCSF Medical Center

Members

James Avery, M.D.
Surgical Director of Heart Transplant Program
California Pacific Medical Center

Michael J. Bauer, M.D.
Donor Network West Tissue Services Medical Director
MJB & Associates

Jack Boyd, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center

Julie Brown, MBA, MPH
Principal
Julie Brown Associates

William Bry, M.D.
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant
California Pacific Medical Center

Waldo Concepcion, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, Multi Organ Transplantation
Chief of Clinical Transplantation
Chief of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
Stanford University School of Medicine

Terry Dentoni, MSN, RN, CNL
Chief Nursing Officer
Zuckerberg San Francisco General
Hospital and Trauma Center

James Forsell, PhD
Tissue Bank Consultant
JHF Consulting

Richard Ha, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH
Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program
UCSF Medical Center

Phyllis Monroe, RN
Donate Life Ambassador

James Orr, M.D.
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Vacaville

Richard Powers, M.D.
Division of Neonatology
Vice Chief of Staff, Good Samaritan Hospital
Practice Medical Director
MEDNAX Neonatology of San Jose

Rajalingam Raja, PhD (ABHI)
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory
University of California, San Francisco

David Shimabukuro, MDCM
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Perioperative Care Associate Medicine Director, 9 & 13 ICUs
Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care
University of California, San Francisco

Penny Stroud, MBA
Principal
Cattaneo & Stroud, Inc.

Moussa F. Yazbeck, M.D., FACP
Bay Area Neurosciences
John Muir Medical Center

Alan Yee, DO
Stroke & Critical Care Neurologist
Comprehensive Stroke Care
California Pacific Medical Center