Board of Directors

Our board includes dedicated medical professionals, business leaders, transplant recipients, and community volunteers working together to improve the quality of life of those affected by transplantation.

2023 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

GTF's Board of Directors meets four times a year, providing oversight and guidance to the staff, and are charged with fiduciary and governance responsibilities for the Foundation. Board members serve a term of three years and may choose to renew for a second term.

Markham David

David Markham, MD

Board President

Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital

Melanie

Melanie Calkins

Secretary

LBS, President-Elect

Bray Deavours

Bray Deavours

Co-Treasurer

Compass Real Estate Fund

Jansen Bailey

Jansen Bailey

Co-Treasurer

UBS Wealth Advisors

Jennie Perryman

Jennie Perryman*

RN, PhD, At-Large

Emory Transplant Center

Lester Crowell

Lester Crowell, Jr.

At-Large

Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique

Noah Benz

Noah Benz

At-Large

SilverStream

Janet Barnett

Janet Barnett*

Augusta University Health

Scott Blackard

Scott Blackard

Willis Towers Watson

Christina Klein

Christina Klein, MD

Piedmont Transplant Institute

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Connie Daly

Community Volunteer

Linda Heiden

Linda Heiden*

LifeLink of Georgia

Michael Gallichio

Michael Gallichio, MD

Capital District Renal Physicians

Chad Mao

Chad Mao, MD

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Melvin

Melvin Morris

Lite House Partners

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Jennifer Kittinger

MAYO Clinic Jacksonville

Matt Smith

Matt Smith

UnitedHealthcare

Lycynthia Baskin

Lycynthia Baskin

Wells Fargo (retired)

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Christina Wiggins

Augusta University Health

Senator Albers

Sen. John Albers

GA Senate District 56

Ben Barkley

Ben Barkley

Counsel

Kilpatrick Townsend

*Founding Board Member

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

John Whelchel, MD
Ed Frederickson, MD

Matt Stinchcomb
Bobby Howard

Tom Glavine
Marsha Brenner-Crews

David Lowance, MD
Christian Larsen, MD