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Leaders

Staff

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DIANA DOBSON
Executive Director

With over 25 years experience working in large and small scale non-profit organisations, Diana has been involved in fundraising support, event coordination, community engagement and relationship building with key donors and groups within the community.  As the daughter of a cancer survivor, she is thrilled to be witnessing the impact Regarding Cancer is making every day for cancer patients and caregivers.

She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin.

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LINDA RICHARDS
Program Director

Linda has been a caregiver to several loved ones with cancer including her mother who lost her battle to esophageal cancer in 1994.  Linda implemented the one-on-one support program for Regarding Cancer in 2016 and trains all the volunteers (survivors and caregivers) to provide support through the matching program and in the infusion clinics and hospitals. Linda graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Psychology. She has worked in health care most of her life, Labor and Delivery at Brackenridge Hospital, Pediatrics with Dr. William Caldwell, Humana Health Care and Cancer Connection. When she is not working, Linda enjoys spending time with her husband, children and friends. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling and is an avid dog lover.

Founders

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Honorary Board Member
TERE HOLMES

Cancer survivor and founder of Regarding Cancer.  Accomplished operations senior manager with a proven track record of growing capacity and bottom line revenue in a fast paced, highly regulated, multi-unit business.

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Honorary Board Member
SETH WINICK

Seth is a partner at HMWK, a full service consultancy serving a variety of public and private sector clients. He is a senior strategist and public affairs counselor with deep knowledge of state and federal relations, B2G marketing, issue advocacy, communications, and public policy.

Board of Directors

Tere Holmes - Creme de la Creme Education Management, Vice President

Shuba Shrivasavan  -  RN, Texas Oncology North

Cari Ezell  -  S.V.P. Residential Marketing at Heritage Title Company of Austin, Inc.

Michael Lafears  -  Diversion and Inclusion Training and Development Professional, HEB Manager

Rigo Zevada  -  Real Estate Agent, Zevada Realty

Mary Jo Burton  -  MSN, RN, Administrative Director TCT Program at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

Kimberly Wenger -  Freelance Product Manager and Designer

Susan Lambert - IT Consultant, Chief Marketing Officer & Founding Principal of Remington Family Distillers

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