meet the staff 

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois' Executive Staff works with communities, civic-minded corporate groups, and passionate volunteers to improve the lives of Illinois residents who have been affected by kidney disease.

 

Deeply dedicated to our mission, our staff oversees a wide range of patient service programs, community education initiatives, and fundraising efforts.

Give us a ring at 312-321-1500.

Jacqueline Burgess-Bishop, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Sara Jane Castro

Marketing & Communications Manager

Rachel DePauw, MPH

Director of Programs

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Anna Dudt

Development & Board Engagement Coordinator

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Monica Fox

Outreach Manager

mfox@nkfi.org

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Michael Harris

Programs Associate

Gerardo Huerta

Outreach Coordinator

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Steve Jastrow

Special Events Coordinator - Golf

Heidi Merritt

Senior Director of Development

Karen Montes

Programs Coordinator

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Harry Morris

KidneyMobile Driver

Olivia Nicoletti

Special Events

Manager

Sheilla Ntambo, CPA

Director of Finance & Administration

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Melissa Prest, DCN, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN

Foundation Dietitian

Abigayle Slade

Special Events Coordinator - Walk, Gala & Endurance

Kathleen Toledano

Finance & Office Administrator

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Rodrigo Vences

KidneyMobile Driver

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Regina White,

CNA, CPT

KidneyMobile Manager

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join the fight

Interested in working with Team Kidney full time and joining our forward-thinking staff? Or looking for an exciting internship in health and events located in downtown Chicago?

 

Click below to explore our current opportunities. 

careers

Full-time, professional employment at our Chicago office.

internships

Part-time and seasonal positions for students and scholars.

team kidney

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board of directors

Our board of directors is a community minded team of Illinois residents who are deeply committed to mission and vision of the NKFI.

giving societies

Members of the NKFI Giving Societies demonstrate remarkable support for kidney health, and play a crucial role in our work.

medical advisors

A select team of medical advisors offers the NKFI scientific and clinical expertise, and helps us plan our research initiatives.

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phone: (312) 321 - 1500

toll free: (800) 9 - KIDNEY

fax: (312) 321 - 1505

e-mail: kidney@nkfi.org

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