Leadership Team

The Board meets regularly with the executive team responsible for making policy and programmatic recommendations, monitoring federal and state legislation, executing community building initiatives, developing budgets, raising programmatic and general operating funds, and supporting the young adult cancer clinical and non-profit communities.

Kate Yglesias Houghton

Kate Yglesias Houghton

President & CEO

Board of Directors

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors which today, still reflects the same diversity that was key to the success of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Progress Review Group formed nearly a decade ago.

Jeremiah Robins

Jeremiah Robins

Chairman

Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD

Brandon Hayes-Lattin, MD

Stuart E. Siegel, MD

Stuart E. Siegel, MD

Secretary

Lydia Hill Slaby

Lydia Hill Slaby

Treasurer

Erin Price, MSW, LGSW

Erin Price, MSW, LGSW

Damon Reed, MD

Damon Reed, MD

Vanessa Gannon

Vanessa Gannon

Anna Franklin, MD

Anna Franklin, MD

Garret Bonosky

Garret Bonosky

Andrew Barnhill

Andrew Barnhill

Peggy Ellis

Peggy Ellis

Community Advisors

The Critical Mass Community Advisors advise the President & CEO about existing and emerging barriers to young adult cancer care as well as identify ways Critical Mass can fulfill its role as a community-powered advocacy organization.

Lisa Simms Booth

Lisa Simms Booth

Mallory Casperson

Mallory Casperson

Brian Satola

Brian Satola

Karen Fasciano, PsyD

Karen Fasciano, PsyD

Amanda Rice

Amanda Rice