Elizabeth Dole Foundation
Hidden Heroes Caregiver Journey Map Campaign for Inclusive Care

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

2020 

  • Anne Adkinson, OR 
  • Linzi Andersen, ID 
  • Jessica Beck, FL 
  • Tiffany Bodge, GA 
  • Mika Cupp, IN 
  • Lisa Ducharme, MA 
  • Tammy Dyson, TN 
  • Katie Guidry, LA 
  • Lyra Helms, SC
  • Mari Linfoot, TN 
  • Silvia Lopez, DE 
  • Geri Lynn Maples, OH 
  • Joseph Narvaez, FL 
  • Jennifer Ostan, SC 
  • Jenn Paulson, MN 
  • Krista Petterson, MT 
  • Sherri Piper, MS
  • Jennifer Reed, AR 
  • Jenny Schmidt, MN 
  • Bree Shields, AZ 
  • Jenifer Smith, FL
  • Maghan Spring, OK 
  • Melissa Swire, PA
  • Anne Way, GA 
  • Tiffany Wayment, UT 
  • Megan Weatherford, WV 
  • Barbara Webb, MO 
  • Jim White, NC 
  • Crystal Wilson, CO 
  • Brandy Wrenn, NC

2019 

  • Caira Benson, FL 
  • Maggie Bristol, NY
  • Kimberly Brown, CT 
  • Consuelo Bulawan-Jessop, RI
  • Katie Butterfield, NH 
  • Alana Centilli, AL
  • Theresa Coomer, IL 
  • Andrea Dorsey, NE 
  • Deborah Elliot, VA 
  • Ililani Foree, HI
  • Lara Garey, TX
  • Stephanie Hall, MI 
  • Krystle Hamlett, CA
  • Kelly Hunsucker, CA 
  • Nancy Kules, MD 
  • Alicia Maddaloni, AK
  • Rachel Moyers, MO
  • Connie Ozmer, WA 
  • Colleen Rose, VA 
  • Sarah Roses, ND 
  • Tera Sanderson, NV
  • Ashley Schintz, WV
  • Melinda Smith-Pace, IA 
  • Lori Smith-Starnes, HI 
  • Shirley Stanton, NY 
  • Patti Walker, KS 
  • Briarly Wilson, CA 
  • Helen Yourchuck, WI

Alumni Classes

2018
  • Vicki Boswell, MS
  • Ida Carson, OH
  • Melida Collins, FL
  • Tennille Collins, NM
  • Cynde Collins-Clark, OK
  • Sharon Grassi, AZ
  • Robert Grier, PA
  • Melissa Jackson, VT
  • Aimmie Jenkins, IN
  • Colleen Johnson, DE
  • Elissa Lynch, MN
  • Mary Ella Majetich, FL
  • Jessica Montgomery, ID
  • Jennifer Nelson, FL
  • Hannah Nieskens, MT
  • Amanda Nuckoles, TN
  • Betty Jo O’Brien, MA
  • Jennifer Olson, OR
  • Lynz Piper-Loomis, SC
  • Craig Remsburg, AZ
  • Stephanie Ruepp, GA
  • Trizer Smith, MN
  • Carol Snider, OR
  • Angie Toone, UT
  • Misty Toothman, PA
  • Sharon Urbina, LA
  • Ashley Welch-Hudson, AR
  • Karee White, NC
  • Ashlee Williams, KY
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
2015
  • Kathleen Causey, AL
  • Maria Davis, AK
  • Danny O’Neel, CA
  • Faun O’Neel, CA
  • Nikki Stephens, CA
  • Elizabeth Huddleston, CO
  • Megan Swanson, CT
  • Nodira Murodkhujaeva Hughes, DC
  • Patti Katter, FL
  • Brian Vines, FL
  • Precious Goodson, GA
  • Emily Emmons, HI
  • Sami Anderson, IL
  • Liz Rotenberry, MD
  • Rebecca Porges, NH
  • Joey Caswell, MI
  • Melody Slusher, MO
  • Heidi Woodring, NV
  • Ann Marie Pacciano, NJ
  • Valence Scott, NY
  • Edna Dumas, PR
  • Tobian Kills In Water, SD
  • Julio Alvarado, TX
  • Sonia Alvarado, TX
  • Alain Babin, TX
  • Rosalinda Babin, TX
  • Roxana Delgado, TX
  • Amber Edelman, UT
  • Tammie Gillums, VA
  • Liz Hunt, WA
  • Kristi Dumas, WV
  • Carrie Fisher, WI
  • Jordyn Hatfield, WY
2014
  • Izabelle Gibson, AZ
  • Melissa Comeau, CA
  • Debbie Sprague, CA
  • Natalie Tarte, AR
  • Paulette Mason, DE
  • Lauren Levin, FL
  • Shannon Tuimalealiifano, FL
  • Pam Busenius, GA
  • Stephanie Smith, GA
  • Jeanette McKinney, ID
  • Glenda Leary, IN
  • Jennifer Mackinday, IN
  • Trish Simester, IA
  • Tiffany Prowant, KS
  • Chasity Tuggle, KY
  • Ora Freeman, ME
  • Jessica Klein, MD
  • Emery Popoloski, MA
  • Megan Stewart, MI
  • Kimberly Dub, MN
  • Sue Kirk, MS
  • Ariana Del Negro, MT
  • Sarah Verardo, NC
  • Shelle Aberle, ND
  • Sara Lease, NE
  • Christine Schei, NM
  • Amber Linder, NV
  • Teresa Henning, NY
  • Jennifer Jeffrey, OH
  • Seneca Hart, OK
  • Kelli Landis, OR
  • Theresia Ditto, PA
  • Virginia Peacock, SC
  • Jessica Allen, TN
  • Deidre Blascyk, TX
  • Justin Larsen, UT
  • Patty Horan, VA
  • Cara Bonnell, WI
  • Brenda Machecek, WY

Emeritus Fellows

2012
  • Kevin Polosky, AL
  • Brannan Vines, AL
  • Blair Hughes, CT
  • Alexandra Wilhelm, IL
  • Allyson Bowers, KS
  • Sandra Touchet, LA
  • Melissa Johnson, SD
  • Cheryl Gansner, TN
  • Renee Ayres, TX
  • JaNelle Casson, TX
  • Betty Easley, TX
  • Debra Schulz, TX
  • Ivonne Thompson, TX
  • Jennifer Henkel, UT
  • Shannon Maxwell, VA
  • Andrea Sawyer, VA
  • Sandra Ownbey, WV