JDRF Leadership


Grant Beard

Chair, International Board of Directors

Michelle Griffin

Vice Chair, International Board of Directors

International Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2024

Michael Alter

Elizabeth Caswell

Claudia Graham, Ph.D., MPH

Karen Jordan

Joseph (Joe) P. Lacher, Jr.

Carlton McMillan

Jeff Plumer

Jennifer Schneider, M.D.

Christopher H. Turner

Matt Varey

Drayton Virkler

Lisa Wallack

Karey L. Witty

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Dr. Thomas Danne

Chief Medical Officer, International

Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Katie Ellias

Managing Director, T1D Fund

Rob King

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Tracy Mido

Chief Human Resources Officer

Pam Morrisroe

Chief Marketing Officer

Jesse Raben

Chief Legal and Risk Officer

Kathleen Seitz

Chief Global Development Officer

Eric Shen

Chief of Staff, T1D Fund

Lynn Starr

Chief Global Advocacy & Policy Officer

Steven St. Peter, M.D.

Managing Director, T1D Fund

Sylvia Tobe

Managing Director, T1D Fund

Sydney Yovic

Chief Strategy Officer, Chief of Staff

Global Mission Board

The Global Mission Board is a group of national volunteer leaders who accelerate JDRF’s mission progress through special initiatives.

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