The Women’s Board

The Women’s Board of the American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region supports the AHA’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives; through the funds raised by the annual An Affair of the Heart Luncheon and Fashion Show. These funds are allocated to seven research grants to develop new and innovative technologies to combat heart diseases and stroke.

2023-2024 Women’s Board of the American Heart Association

Women Board group photo from 2024

 

Active Members

  • Mrs. Kristi Bryan
  • Mrs. Charles A. Camalier, Jr. (Anne)
  • Ms. Lori D. Camalier
  • Mrs. Lori Caplan
  • Mrs. Karen Collazo
  • Mrs. Victoria W. Crawford
  • Mrs. Roxanne David
  • Ms. Susan J. Dyes
  • Mrs. John F. Finley (Camille)
  • Mrs. Adriana Gluski
  • Mrs. Norah Clair Gourlay
  • Mrs. Kristie Haley
  • Ms. Leigh Henry
  • Mrs. Traci Hoffman
  • Mrs. Peter Holden (Nancy)

  • Ms. Lori Jenkins
  • Mrs. Michael Joyce (Elise)
  • Daphne Stamos Keshishian, M.D.
  • Mrs. Patrick Michael Kildea (Linda)
  • Mrs. Timothy Kirlin (Anne Marie)
  • Mrs. Mimi Harris Kirstein
  • Mrs. Stacie Kotter
  • Mrs. Philip G. Kuehl (Carol)
  • Mrs. Michelle LaBelle
  • Mrs. Lesley Lavalleye
  • Mrs. Mimi Lawless
  • Mrs. Powell S. Lindsay (Malinda)
  • Mrs. Kenneth J. Luchs (Susan)
  • Ms. Angie Marriott
  • Mrs. J. Willard Marriott, Jr. (Donna)
  • Mrs. Kristine McBrady

  • Mrs. Patrick S. Pacious (Annie)
  • Mrs. Juliette Raffensperger
  • Mrs. Frances Railey
  • Mrs. Susan Landis Rosenblum
  • Mrs. Ronald E. Sappenfield (Diane)
  • Mrs. Nell Shapiro
  • Mrs. Athelstan F. Spilhaus, Jr. (Sharon)
  • Mrs. Christy Sporidis
  • Mrs. Joan Vassos
  • Mrs. Katherine Vernot-Jonas
  • Mrs. Kevin Virostek (Mary Anne)
  • Mrs. Kara Walsh
  • Mrs. Debra Wells

Associate Members

  • Ms. Shoaleh Alai-Bahadorie
  • Mrs. Virginia Ault
  • Mrs. Kelly Baker
  • Mrs. Kenneth L. Bedingfield (Linda)
  • Mrs. Robert A. Bedingfield (Margie)
  • Mrs. Sylvia Bogley Biggar
  • Mrs. Kristin Bonacci
  • Mrs. John Laing Bowles (Kay Diane)
  • Mrs. Gregory S. Campbell (Cindy)
  • Mrs. Stephen Canton (Susie)
  • Mrs. Freeman H. Cary (Sara)
  • Mrs. Kenneth Cole (Elaine)
  • Ms. Tyrrell Flawn
  • Mrs. Philip L. Geishert (Marie)
  • Mrs. Lawrence B. Gibbs (Dorothea)
  • Mrs. J. Montgomery Gingery (Darby)
  • Mrs. Stephen D. Harlan (JoAnn)
  • Mrs. Carl Hobelman (Grace)
  • Mrs. Robert K. Huffman (Betsy)
  • Mrs. Cindy Jones
  • Ms. Ellen Chapline Kay
  • Mrs. David A. Lefeve (Donna)
  • Mrs. Marlene A. Malek
  • Mrs. Philip L. Mann (Barbra)
  • Mrs. Amy Micholas
  • Mrs. Carl Nordberg (Kathryn)
  • Mrs. Phillips S. Peter (Jania)
  • Miss Gail M. Peterson
  • Mrs. Alfred B. Prados (Marguerite)
  • Mrs. Thomas E. Shioutakon (Christina)
  • Ms. Christie  Swanson
  • Mrs. Frances Luessenhop Usher
  • Mrs. David Fraser Webster (Marion)
  • Mrs. Arthur E. White, Jr. (Kaye Willis)
  • Mrs. Kevin Woelflein (Ann)
  • Mrs. Virginia Galda Woelflein (Gini)
  • Meet our Women’s Board Chair

    Penelope Shapiro

    Nell Shapiro has been a member of the Women’s Board since 2009.  She served on a number of committees and co-chaired the 2017 “An Affair of the Heart” Luncheon and Fashion Show.  She is honored to serve as the Chair of the Women’s Board and advance its mission of supporting cutting edge cardiac research and promoting heart health for men, women, and children.