Meet the all-volunteer crew at MSU!

Learn more about our team of amazing volunteers, board members, and advisors, in their own words.

Click the video below to access the entire playlist. Or, visit the playlist on YouTube here.

If you are interested in volunteering, or you have previous nonprofit experience and are interested in joining our board of directors, we welcome you to apply.

Meet our all-volunteer operations staff

Jessica Taylor, Director of Operations

Financial Assistance Program – Penny Bundy, Treasurer, and Angela Mast

Member Services and Special Projects–Cindy Crim, Suzanne Belmonte

Community Support Coordinator – Jason Hopfauf

Lead Support Group Administrators

Inspire–Jason Hopfauf

Facebook NAM group –Bernadette Dulce

Facebook Myositis Support group – Janice Doughty

Facebook Caregivers group -Betsy Fitzmaurice

Facebook IBM group – Blaine Spence and Jessica Taylor

Clubhouse – Jerry Williams and Mary Lewis

Support Group Moderators  – In addition to many of the above who also moderate in groups, Melissa Gilbert, Polly Wood, Mary Oltmans, Cindy Crim, Benita Moyers (board member), Jessica Taylor, Blaine Spence, Mary Lewis, Jason Hopfauf, Bernadette Dolce, and guest moderator Felicia Moore.

We will be welcoming several new volunteers soon!

Meet our all-volunteer research team

Lynn Wilson, Vice President, Director of Patient-Centered Research

Manuel Lubinus, Chief Science Officer

Bill Tillier, International Science Advisor

Pai Hu, Data Strategy

Izandra Rudolph, Community Outreach Advisor

Salman Bhai, MD, Medical Advisor

Abhiram Bhashyam, MD, Ph.D., Research Partner

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