Team Members

Holly Dutcher, Executive Director

Holly joined CURE in April 2014. She brings more than six years of accounting and financial assurance experience from previous positions in public accounting, and both private and public corporations. She is a proud graduate of The Aquinas Institute of Rochester and Saint Bonaventure University. She is incredibly passionate about CURE and the families helped through the organization. Holly looks forward to leading CURE to the future and continuing the mission the original CURE families began 40 years ago.

Kim Collins, Community Coordinator

Kim joined CURE in November 2016 with over 2 years’ experience in working in non-profit from her previous position at the National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester as their Community Development Coordinator. Kim has been a volunteer for CURE for over 15 years at events such as the CURE Brunch, Holiday Party and the Senior Select Hockey Game. Kim also has a personal connection to CURE as her uncle and brother in-law were both CURE kids. She is very honored to be working for an organization that is so near to her heart.

Kiersten Kunick, Parent Advocate; 585-697-4470

Kiersten joined CURE in August 2012. Previously, Kiersten was a Children’s Social Worker for Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and a play therapist at the Center for Group Counseling in Boca Raton, FL. Kiersten works closely with our Parent Advocate in supporting the families as well as planning events and coordinating volunteer opportunities. She is a mom of three and the parent of a long term cancer survivor.

Sam Corrigan, Program Coordinator

Sam joined CURE on March 1, 2017, with two years’ experience working in non-profit. Previously she was a Communications Coordinator and Grant Writer for Center for Disability Rights. She is a graduate from SUNY Oswego where she studied Public Relations. In her free time, she loves to figure skate and is a part of the Genesee Synchronized Skating Team here in Rochester. She also has two cats that she adores. She is incredibly excited to be joining the team and looks forward to contributing to the important work done by CURE.

Erin Sackett, Bookkeeper

Adella Ivison, Parent Advocate; 585-697-4836

Adella joined CURE in March 2017 as a Parent Advocate. She has a degree in International Business and a Minor in Spanish. She has lived in Brazil and Mexico as part of her International Studies program. She is originally from Michigan and has lived
in New York for 15 years. She is the proud mother of three and has been married to her husband for 24 years. She became involved with CURE 7 years ago when her daughter was diagnosed with AML leukemia. She is very excited to be able to give back through CURE and be able to help other families through their difficult journey.

Board Members: (Officers are bolded)

Melissa Sturge-Apple, Vice Chairperson of the Board – University of Rochester

Stephanie Wood, CPA, Board Treasurer – EFP Rotenberg LLP

Wendy Carney, Excellus BC/BS

Suzanne Cognata, Esq., Trevett Cristo Attorneys

Paul Vander Horst, Compu-Mail

Carol Ramsdell, The Cornerstone Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Not Shown:

Michael Burneal, Chairman of the Board – Five Star Bank

Jean Close, The Bonadio Group

Jackie Gigliotta, Social Worker with the Greece Central School District

Sean O’Brien, Board at Large – Waddell & Reed

Adriana Boveda, Board Secretary – Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology

Kevin Woodworth – DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP

Chris Pusateri – Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP

Dr. Jacob Adams, University of Rochester

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