FARA Board of Directors

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CO-FOUNDER / DIRECTOR

Ron Bartek

Co-founder/President, FARA; Retired U.S. Government Official; Business Consultant

Paul Avery
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Paul Avery

CEO/President, Elevated Brands, LLC

Maureen Juip
SECRETARY

Maureen Juip

Volunteer, Scientific Communications and Parent Advocate, FARA

Ruth Acton
TREASURER

Ruth Acton

Director of Finance and Human Resources, FARA

Sanjay Bidichandani
DIRECTOR

Sanjay Bidichandani, MBBS, PhD

Director Section Head of Genetics, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Brigid T Brennan, Esq
DIRECTOR

Brigid T Brennan, Esq

General Counsel and Director of Advocacy, FARA

Alex Fielding
DIRECTOR

Alex Fielding

Vice President of Operations, Fielding Manufacturing, Inc

Jennifer Good
DIRECTOR

Jennifer Good

President and CEO, Trevi Therapeutics

Thomas Hamilton
DIRECTOR

Thomas Hamilton

Co-Founder, CureFA Foundation; Co-Founder, FA212, LLC

photo of Holly Hedrick
DIRECTOR

Holly Hedrick, MD

Pediatric Surgeon and Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dereck G. Hennecke
DIRECTOR

Derek G. Hennecke

Former CEO and President, Xcelience, LLC

Warren Huff
DIRECTOR

Warren Huff

Retired CEO and Chairman, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Stephen Klasko, MD
DIRECTOR

Stephen Klasko, MD

Advisor, General Catalyst. Former President CEO, Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

Katherine Mathews, MD
DIRECTOR

Katherine Mathews, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Investigation, Director, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic and Iowa Neuromuscular Program, Professor of Pediatrics – General Neurology The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

James McArthur, PhD
DIRECTOR

James McArthur, PhD

President and CEO, PepGen

Tony Plohoros
DIRECTOR

Tony Plohoros

Principal at 6 Degrees PR

Pat Ritschel
DIRECTOR

Pat Ritschel

CEO, Atsena Therapeutics, INC

James Rushe
DIRECTOR

James Rusche

Retired Senior Vice President, Director of Research and Development, Repligen