Prior Board Members
Zoë Chapin (FOUNDING MEMBER)
Zoë Chapin has been part of Duchenne San Diego since the very beginning and has dedicated herself to help raise funds to support developing a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Zoë is also motivated by the organization's mandate to provide assistance to families in the San Diego region who are affected by DMD. Zoë also does charity work for The Thursday Club and has participated in many other philanthropic events in the San Diego region. Zoë and her husband Eddie reside in San Diego with their young daughter, Abby.
DAVID R. MILLER (FOUNDING MEMBER)
Dave Miller has been making a mark on the San Diego region in the area of sports and event marketing as the President and CEO of Integrated Sports Marketing (ISM) which he founded in 1999.
While Dave's company has produced events such as the Drew Brees Celebrity Classic, the Pechanga Celebrity Poker Challenge, Yachtfest San Diego, Philip Rivers 5K & Fun Run, and the Stephen Strasburg 5K with Tony Gwynn, he is equally pleased to lend his skills to several philanthropic organizations as a Board Member. These include The Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, the American Diabetes Association - San Diego Chapter, the Aztecs Athletic Foundation, and Duchenne San Diego, where he was one of the Founding Members.
MICHAEL TARANTINO (FOUNDING MEMBER)
Before becoming a Duchenne San Diego Board Member, Mike Tarantino had already been a believer in the value of the Organization's mission. As the Director of Maintenance and Operations for the Poway Unified School District, Mike opened the door to providing a wonderful venue to host the annual soccer tournament.
Additionally, Mike's expertise in the world of youth and competitive soccer has provided Kick for a Cure with critical insights as the organization strives to fulfill its mission of working with individuals and organizations in the San Diego Region and beyond to positively impact the lives of children and young adults with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Mike serves on the Board of Directors for the Nomads Soccer Club and is the past president of the SoCal Sports Turf Managers Association. Mike and his wife Carole reside in San Diego where they are the proud parents of three children and four grandchildren.
THE 2012 LEADERSHIP TEAM
Roxi Fulton – Volunteer Coordinator
Christian Hogan – Parent Outreach Coordinator
Clara Izadi – Volunteer Coordinator
Nina Izadi – Marketing and Social Media
Helena Jayasuriya – Events Director
Kelli May – Parent Outreach Coordinator
Ben Mason – Communications and Operations
Heather Mason – Communications and Operations
Erika Muñoz – Communications and Operations
Abby Westerman – Fun Zone Coordinator
Jenna Wood – Communications and Operations