Dole Fellows – Current and Alumni

Dole Caregiver Fellows are leaders in the military and veteran caregiver space. To read the full text of their stories, visit www.hiddenheroes.org/stories.

Current Class

2017
  • Beth Durbin, AK
  • Tanya McKee, AL
  • Diane Petrini, CA
  • Alex Burum, CA
  • Jacqui Scoggins, CO
  • Jessica Rodriguez, CT
  • Patricia Ochan, DC
  • Betsy Eves, DC
  • Jessica Root, HI
  • Angela L. Brooks, IL
  • Carolyn Tolliver-Lee, KS
  • Melissa Meadows, MD
  • Megan  Smith, MD
  • Marjorie Pennington, ME
  • Amanda Schalau, MI
  • Shawn Moore, MO
  • Nancy White, NC
  • Jill Schuman, NH
  • Rhea Anne Cook, NJ
  • Michelle Bassett, NV
  • Raquel Derrick, NY
  • Sonia Yulfo, NY
  • Kristen Berg, PA
  • Corrine Hinton, TX
  • Tara Plybon, TX
  • Jacqueline Goodrich, VA
  • Rachel Clark, VA
  • Tiffany Smiley WA
  • Grace Garoutte-Mohammed, WI
  • Kathryne Stalnaker, WV
  • Lisa Anne Peacock, WY
2016
  • Annie Remsburg, AZ
  • Beverly Poyer, DE
  • Helen Perry, FL
  • Amanda Flener, GA
  • Nicole James, IA
  • Jeannette Davidson-Mayer, ID
  • Jennie Beller, IN
  • Jennifer Thornton, KS
  • Christina Crook, KY
  • Diamond Kitchell Gordon, LA
  • Jason Courneen, MA
  • Melanie Swoboda, ME
  • Megan Zimmerman, MN
  • Marjory I Harris, MS
  • Sarah Martinez, MT
  • Penney Vasquez, NC
  • Mary Ward, NC
  • Robyn Loveland, NE
  • Don Peters, NM
  • Maria Baca, NM
  • Emily Ann Mather, OH
  • Brandi Melott, OK
  • Christa Cox, OR
  • Wanda Ickes, PA
  • Lisa Marie Sternke, SC
  • Amber Oldfield, SD
  • Amanda Arwood-Lane, TN
  • Elizabeth Tallerico, UT

Alumni Classes

2015
  • Kathleen Causey (Alabama)
  • Maria Davis (Alaska)
  • Danny O’Neel (California)
  • Faun O’Neel (California)
  • Nikki Stephens (California)
  • Elizabeth Huddleston (Colorado)
  • Megan Swanson (Connecticut)
  • Nodira Murodkhujaeva Hughes (DC)
  • Patti Katter (Florida)
  • Brian Vines (Florida)
  • Precious Goodson (Georgia)
  • Emily Emmons (Hawaii)
  • Sami Anderson (Illinois)
  • Liz Rotenberry (Maryland)
  • Rebecca Porges (New Hampshire)
  • Joey Caswell (Michigan)
  • Melody Slusher (Missouri)
  • Heidi Woodring (Nevada)
  • Ann Marie Pacciano (New Jersey)
  • Valence Scott (New York)
  • Tobian Kills In Water (South Dakota)
  • Julio Alvarado (Texas)
  • Sonia Alvarado (Texas)
  • Alain Babin (Texas)
  • Rosalinda Babin (Texas)
  • Roxana Delgado (Texas)
  • Amber Edelman (Utah)
  • Tammie Gillums (Virginia)
  • Liz Hunt (Washington)
  • Kristi Dumas (West Virginia)
  • Carrie Fisher (Wisconsin)
  • Jordyn Hatfield (Wyoming)
2014
  • Melissa Comeau (California)
  • Izabelle Gibson (Arizona)
  • Debbie Sprague (California)
  • Natalie Tarte (Arkansas)
  • Paulette Mason (Delaware)
  • Lauren Levin (Florida)
  • Shannon Tuimalealiifano (Florida)
  • Pam Busenius (Georgia)
  • Stephanie Smith (Georgia)
  • Jeanette McKinney (Idaho)
  • Glenda Leary (Indiana)
  • Jennifer Mackinday (Indiana)
  • Trish Simester (Iowa)
  • Tiffany Prowant (Kansas)
  • Chasity Tuggle (Kentucky)
  • Ora Freeman (Maine)
  • Jessica Klein (Maryland)
  • Emery Popoloski (Massachusetts)
  • Megan Stewart (Michigan)
  • Kimberly Dub (Minnesota)
  • Sue Kirk (Mississippi)
  • Ariana Del Negro (Montana)
  • Sara Lease (Nebraska)
  • Amber Linder (Nevada)
  • Christine Schei (New Mexico)
  • Teresa Henning (New York)
  • Sarah Verardo (North Carolina)
  • Shelle Aberle (North Dakota)
  • Jennifer Jeffrey (Ohio)
  • Seneca Hart (Oklahoma)
  • Kelli Landis (Oregon)
  • Theresia Ditto (Pennsylvania)
  • Virginia Peacock (South Carolina)
  • Jessica Allen (Tennessee)
  • Deidre Blascyk (Texas)
  • Justin Larsen (Utah)
  • Patty Horan (Virginia)
  • Cara Bonnell (Wisconsin)
  • Brenda Machecek (Wyoming)

Emeritus Fellows

2012
  • Kevin Polosky (Alabama)
  • Brannan Vines (Alabama)
  • Blair Hughes (Connecticut)
  • Alexandra Wilhelm (Illinois)
  • Allyson Bowers (Kansas)
  • Sandra Touchet (Louisiana)
  • Melissa Johnson (South Dakota)
  • Cheryl Gansner (Tennessee)
  • Renee Ayres (Texas)
  • JaNelle Casson (Texas)
  • Betty Easley (Texas)
  • Debra Schulz (Texas)
  • Ivonne Thompson (Texas)
  • Jennifer Henkel (Utah)
  • Shannon Maxwell (Virginia)
  • Andrea Sawyer (Virginia)
  • Sandra Ownbey (West Virginia)