Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 5/18/13 | Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 5/18/13

In Person Meeting

Rockville, MD

May 18, 2013

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

In Attendance:

Kevin Lyons-Tarr; Harsha Murthy; Tony Sanfilippo; Stephen King; Melanie Marquez; Judy Paulette; Neil Horikoshi; Bart Fisher; Bill Shulevitz; Stephanie Hamm; Deborah Cook; Pamela Spears; John Huber, Executive Director; Bob Berendt, Consultant.


Michael Suh


  1. The primary purpose of the meeting was to establish the 2014-2016 Strategic Plan.
  2. The Board reviewed the 2010-2013 plan priorities and accomplishments.
  3. The Board discussed the following topic areas:
    1. Service and Support to Patients, Families and Caregivers
    2. Education and Outreach to Healthcare Providers
    3. Expanding Research
    4. Outreach and Advocacy
    5. Expanding Development Capacity and Organization Efficiency

The Strategic Planning Working Group will synthesize all of the Board’s input and recommendations and present a proposal plan in August for Board approval.