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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.

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.

Financial Director

Connie is a ΦβΚ graduate of Cornell College with a BA in Economics and Business. After many years in the banking industry, Connie entered the non-profit world following a diagnosis of stage 3 colon cancer. Prior to joining Regarding Cancer in 2016, she was previously Client Services Director for Cancer Connection. She and her husband have 2 daughters who are both in college on the East Coast. When not visiting them, they like taking empty-nest vacations and watching March Madness basketball.


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Honorary Board Member

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.

Honorary Board Member

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


Sarah Kettles, President

Anthony DeJesus

Jaya Srivastava

M.K. Rowins


Professional Advisory Council

Jeffrey Boos, MD, Dermatologist | The Austin Diagnostic Clinic

Sally Bradley

Linda Conner

Caroline Coombs-Skiles, MD, | Austin Cancer Centers

Chris Dammert

Jerry Fain, MD, | Texas Oncology

Virginia L. Harrod, MD, PhD

Margaret Harville

Emily Krumseig, Oncology Nurse

Gina Kuenstler, Nurse Navigator

Mark LittleStar, DDS, Dentist

Carla Portnoy, Pharmacist

Roberta Pryor

Emily Schottman, OD, LPC

Rob Whitfield, MD, Plastic Surgery | Breast and Body Center of Austin

Anne Wilfong, RD, LD, Registered Dietician | Alexa Sparkman & Associates

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