National Volunteer Week 2022

Happy National Volunteer Week to JDRF’s volunteer partners! As T1D Changemakers you work tirelessly to affect positive change for members of the T1D community. We are deeply grateful for your limitless passion and unfailing commitment to our shared mission. Thank you, today and every day.

A Special Message from JDRF’s CEO

Thank You to Our 2022 Volunteer Award Winners!

Meet the T1D Champions who tirelessly give their all to help JDRF cure T1D and improve lives.

Desert West Chapter

Hope Gamble

Desert West Chapter, Arizona community

Tammy Bone

Desert West Chapter, New Mexico community

Billie Sue Wozniak

Desert West Chapter, Northern Nevada community

Gwyn Lloyd-Hughes

Desert West Chapter, Southern Nevada community

Georgia and South Carolina Chapter

Julie and David Abes

Georgia and South Carolina Chapter, Atlanta community

Loraine Smith

Georgia and South Carolina Chapter, South Carolina community

Greater Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Chapter

John Kleinhans

Greater Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Chapter

Greater Delaware Valley Chapter

Dr. Shara Bialo

Greater Delaware Valley Chapter

Greater New England Chapter

Jaleen Siekman

Greater New England Chapter

Greater New York City Chapter

The Gurino and Mure Families

Greater New York City Chapter

Illinois Chapter

Melissa Laskey

Illinois Chapter

Indiana and Kentucky Chapter

Stephanie Shelley

Indiana and Kentucky Chapter, Indiana community

Amy Weisenbarger

Indiana and Kentucky Chapter, Kentucky community

Kansas and Missouri Chapter

Rachel Lupardus

Kansas and Missouri Chapter, Kansas City community

Jeff Giles

Kansas and Missouri Chapter, St. Louis community

Mid Atlantic Chapter

Mimi Taylor

Mid Atlantic Chapter, DC community

Tim Burkett

Mid Atlantic Chapter, Maryland community

Shannon Davis

Mid Atlantic Chapter, Virginia community

Minnesota and the Dakotas Chapter

Susan Flint

Minnesota and the Dakotas Chapter, Twin Cities community

Mountain West Chapter

Kristin Greiner

Mountain West Chapter, Colorado community

Jaclyn England

Mountain West Chapter, Utah community

Beth Urlacher

Mountain West Chapter, Wyoming community

Nebraska and Iowa Chapter

Ben Verhille

Nebraska and Iowa Chapter, Eastern Iowa community

Julie Oswalt

Nebraska and Iowa Chapter, Greater Iowa community

Robb Pantano

Nebraska and Iowa Chapter, Nebraska – SW Iowa community

New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

Victoria Godino

New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

North Carolina Chapter

Sarah Smulktis

North Carolina Chapter, Greater Western Carolinas community

Brad Calloway

North Carolina Chapter, Piedmont Triad community

Corrie Hunter

North Carolina Chapter, Triangle community

Northern California Chapter

Dr. Saleh Adi

Northern California Chapter

Northern Florida Chapter

Stephanie Schwartzberg

Northern Florida Chapter, Central Florida/Orlando community

Lisa Moore

Northern Florida Chapter, Greater Jacksonville community

Kelly King

Northern Florida Chapter, Tampa Bay community

Northern Texas and Oklahoma Chapter

Kathy Moore

Northern Texas and Oklahoma Chapter, Greater Dallas community

Hope Ashcraft

Northern Texas and Oklahoma Chapter, Oklahoma community

Pacific Northwest Chapter

Christine Snow

Pacific Northwest Chapter, Oregon/SW Washington community

Jacqui-Lyn Jones

Pacific Northwest Chapter, Spokane community

Southern and Central Ohio Chapter

Steve O’Bryan

Southern and Central Ohio Chapter, Cincinnati community

Josh Grossman

Southern and Central Ohio Chapter, Columbus community

Southern California Chapter

Kevin Wehrenberg

Southern California Chapter, Los Angeles community

Linda Robertson

Southern California Chapter, Orange County community

Mike Ecks

Southern California Chapter, San Diego community

Southern Florida Chapter

Stacy Gordon

Southern Florida Chapter, Greater Palm Beach and Treasure Coast community

Jon Stage

Southern Florida Chapter, Miami-Dade / Broward community

Jessica Shwedel

Southern Florida Chapter, Naples and Fort Myers community

Southern States Chapter

Aimee Miklic

Southern States Chapter, Alabama community

Dr. Michelle Summers

Southern States Chapter, Arkansas community

Julie Johnson

Southern States Chapter, Mississippi community

Southern Texas Chapter

Liz Seade

Southern Texas Chapter, Austin community

Laurie Terry

Southern Texas Chapter, Houston Gulf Coast community

Dee Ann Schofield

Southern Texas Chapter, South Central Texas community

Tennessee Chapter

Flash Black

Tennessee Chapter, East Tennessee community

Simon Bexon

Tennessee Chapter, Middle Tennessee community

Hayden Simons

Tennessee Chapter, West Tennessee community

Upstate New York Chapter

Heather Langan

Upstate New York Chapter, Central New York community

Western and Central Pennsylvania Chapter

Kristin Warfel

Western and Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Central Pennsylvania community

John Galley

Western and Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Western Pennsylvania community

Wisconsin Chapter

Jerry Baier

Wisconsin Chapter, Southeastern Wisconsin community

Why Volunteer?


the future for people with T1D


a unique contribution to
achieving our mission


valuable skills and experience


new connections with others
who share your experiences

We Can’t Do It Without You

Fill out the form and a JDRF representative will contact you about available volunteer opportunities.