Blue Star Families Team

Board of Directors

Constance J. Milstein

Founding Blue Star Families Board Member Emeritus

Sheila Casey

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

Jennifer M. O’Connor

Vice President, General Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation

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

Charles Eggleston

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

Craig Newmark

Founder, craigslist and craigconnects

Diane Linen Powell

Private Investor

Laura Schmiegel

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

Les Brownlee

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

Mary Murphy

Attorney and Policy Consultant

Nada Stirratt

Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

Todd Finger

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery

Whit Cobb

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


Kathy Roth-Douquet

Marine Corps (ret.) Spouse

Noeleen Tillman

Chief Operating Officer
Air Force (ret.) Spouse

Heather Donnithorne

Manager of Special Projects
Air Force Spouse

Amanda Yeram

Senior Business Operations Manager
Marine Corps Spouse

Aleah Wood

Business Operations Specialist
Marine Corps Spouse

Dalena McGrew

Army Spouse

Strategic Communications

Bana Miller

Communications Manager
Army Spouse

Sheila Stevens

Director of Communication Operations
Navy Spouse & Parent

Meghan Wieten-Scott

National Events Manager
Army Spouse

Cristin Orr Shiffer

Senior Advisor for Policy and Survey
Navy Spouse

Hisako Sonethavilay

Research and Policy Manager
Marine Corps Spouse

Jennifer Hurwitz

Research and Policy Analyst
Air Force Spouse


Katherine Clark

Salesforce Administrator
Navy 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

Alicia Downs

Development Operations Manager
Marine Corps Veteran


Ashley Hayes

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

Suzi Guardia

Senior Advisor for Neighbor Engagement

Valerie Nicholas

Technology and Marketing Specialist
Air Force Spouse

Kate Oyer

Chapter Engagement and Opportunity Manager
Army Spouse

Leah Love

Community Engagement & Training Manager
Navy Spouse

Christina Smith

McCormick Fellow
Illinois Army National Guard (ret.) Spouse

Vicky Perkins

Jacksonville Regional Director
Navy Spouse

Marie Roker-Jones

New York Regional Director
National Guard Spouse

Tina Atherall

New York Regional Director
Marine Corps Spouse

Crystal Gates

San Diego Regional Director
Marine Corps Spouse

Sandralee Jensen

Caregivers Program Manager
Army Spouse

Mikelle Raffel

Operation Family Caregiver Coach Supervisor
Army Spouse

Liz Jones

Careers Coordinator
Army Spouse

Erika Clark

Career Manager
Navy Spouse

Laura Torres

Career Manager
Marine Corps Spouse