Blue Star Families Team

Board of Directors

Sheila Casey

Chair, Blue Star Families Board of Directors | Chief Operating Officer, The Hill
U.S. Army, Spouse

Whit Cobb

Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Pacific Architects & Engineers (PAE) 
U.S. Army, Veteran

Charles Eggleston

President and CEO, Three Seven Consulting
U.S. Army, Retired

Todd Finger

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery

Mark Henry

Vice President of Corporate Development for BAE Systems, Inc.

Koby J. Langley

Senior Vice President Service to the Armed Forces American Red Cross
U.S. Army, Veteran

Mary Murphy

Attorney and Policy Consultant

Craig Newmark

Founder, craigslist and craigconnects

Jennifer M. O’Connor

Vice President, General Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Diane Linen Powell

Private Investor

Nada Stirratt

Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

Constance J. Milstein

Founding Blue Star Families Board Member Emeritus

Les Brownlee

Senior Vice President for Business Development, Enersol, Board Member Emeritus
U.S. Army, Retired

Steve Hilton

Global Government & Public Affairs Executive, Attorney, Government Policy & Stakeholder Engagement Strategist, Board Member Emeritus
U.S. Army (ret.)

Laura Schmiegel

Lead Associate in Community Partnerships, Booz Allen Hamilton, Board Member Emeritus
Marine Corps (ret.) Spouse

Doug Wilson

Chair, Board of Advisors, Truman National Security Project and Co-Founder, Vets Community Connections, Board Member Emeritus


Kathy Roth-Douquet

Marine Corps (ret.) Spouse

Noeleen Tillman

Chief Operating Officer
Air Force (ret.) Spouse

Amanda Yeram

Senior Business Operations Manager
Marine Corps Spouse

Aleah Wood

Business Operations Specialist
Marine Corps Spouse

Dalena McGrew

Finance and Accounting Manager
Army Spouse

Strategic Communications

Sheila Stevens

Director of Communication Operations
Navy Spouse & Parent

Joanna Guldin

Senior Produced Media Manager
Navy Veteran Spouse

Bana Miller

Communications & Public Relations Manager
Army Spouse

Meghan Wieten-Scott

National Events Manager
Army Spouse

Hisako Sonethavilay

Senior Advisor for Applied Research
Marine Corps Spouse

Jennifer Hurwitz

Applied Research Manager
Air Force Spouse


Valerie Nicholas

Technology and Marketing Specialist
Air Force Spouse

Kelley Babbs

Technology Director
Army Veteran and Spouse


Chaitali Patel

Chief External Affairs Officer
Air Force (ret.) Spouse

Penny Bolden

Senior Advisor for Strategic Partnerships
Marine Corps Spouse

Alice Crutcher

Foundation Relations Manager
Navy Spouse


Tina Atherall

Director of Community Solutions
Marine Corps Spouse

Ashley Hayes

Senior Manager of Strategy & Operations for Community Development & Programs
Marine Corps Spouse

Lindsay Bradford

Senior Advisor for Careers
Navy Spouse

Amse Heck

DC Regional Director
Air Force Spouse

Meredith Lozar

Connected Communities Manager
Marine Corps spouse

Suzi Guardia

Senior Advisor for Neighbor Engagement

Christina Smith

McCormick Fellow
Illinois Army National Guard (ret.) Spouse

Marie Roker-Jones

New York Regional Director
National Guard Spouse

Crystal Gates

San Diego Regional Director
Marine Corps Spouse

Vicky Perkins

Jacksonville Regional Director
Navy Spouse

Sandralee Jensen

Caregivers Program Manager
Army Spouse

Mikelle Raffel

Operation Family Caregiver Coach Supervisor
Army Spouse

Leah Love

Community Engagement & Training Manager
Navy Spouse

Kate Oyer

Chapter Engagement and Opportunity Manager
Army Spouse

Liz Jones

Careers Coordinator
Army Spouse

Erika Clark

Career Manager
Navy Spouse

Laura Torres

Career Manager
Marine Corps Spouse