Board of Directors

The DAISY Foundation is very fortunate to have an energized and passionate Board, guiding our strategic direction, program development, and business management.  The asterisks indicate Board members who are staff, as well.

Cindy Angiulo
MSN, RN

Retired Nurse Executive. Past President of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing.

Bonnie Barnes*
FAAN

Co-Founder, President - Retired from advertising, dedicated to supporting the nursing profession and patients with auto-immune diseases, and growing wine grapes in her spare time.

Mark Barnes*
FAAN

Co-Founder, Chairman, Patrick's fatherRetired advertising/media CEO and now DAISY's strategic inspiration and Chief Shipping Officer; occasional grape grower.

Melissa Barnes*
Vice President of Operations and Regional Program Director for the West and International

Married to Patrick's younger brother, former retail executive, and devoted mother of three.

Tena Barnes Carraher*

Co-Founder, Vice President of Marketing & Communications and Patrick's wife

Former marketing executive and devoted mother of three girls.

Stuart Downs
DNP, MSA, RN, NEA-BC,CENP, CPHQ

Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer at WellStar Atlanta Medical Center & AMC South, Atlanta, GA

Ann Evans
RN, MS, MBA, CENP, FAAN

Retired Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer.  Past President of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Kathleen "Kathy" Gorman
MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Executive Vice President, Patient Care Services, Chief Operating Officer, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C

Susan M. Grant
DNP, RN, FAAN

Chief Nurse Executive, Beaumont Health, Detroit, MI

Mary Dee Hacker
RN, MBA, FAAN

Vice President, Patient Care Services, Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Karlene Kerfoot
PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Chief Nursing Officer, API Healthcare, a GE Company.

Peter Maher*

Principal, Lionheart Advisors and DAISY's Chief Financial Officer.

Michael O'Neil, Jr.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, GetWellNetwork.

 

Lynne DollWe miss our beloved Board member, Lynne Doll (1961-2010). Lynne was with DAISY from its inception and has been a close friend of the Barnes Family for many years before the Foundation was started. President of the Los Angeles-based public relations agency The Rogers Group, Lynne brought passion for our mission, strategic insight, wonderful wit, and true friendship to us every day.