Board of Directors and Advisory Councils

Our Board of Directors includes representatives from around the United States. They represent many “subcommunities” within the infertility community. You will find information about our Board of Directors below, along with areas of interest or expertise. Please do not hesitate to contact them at the email addresses provided.


Director Name About Contact Areas of Interest/Expertise
Serena Chen, MD Director of Reproductive Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center IRMS at Saint Barnabas Hospital Reproductive Endocrinology
Terri Davidson Marketing Advocacy and Community Organizing
Davina Fankhauser,MA President and Co-Founder Advocacy, Education and Community Organizing
Shannon Giordano Owner Serendipity Social Media, Inc. Infertility, Marketing, Social Media, Business Development
Peter Koutoujian Middlesex Sheriff, Massachusetts Legislative Process,Lobbying, Law
Derek Larkin CEO, Boston IVF Infertility Clinics, Law
Sheldon Marks, MD Urologist Urology
Sandra O’Keefe, CWC, MPH Co-Founder Population Management, Advocacy and Welless Coaching
Jennifer Spencer Digital Communications Manager, PerkStreet Financial Marketing, Social Media, Communications
Regina Townsend Graduate Student, Blogger African-American Infertility, Clomid, Blogging, Writing
Julie Walden Vice-President, Board of Directors, Patient Advocate Patient Support, IVF, Endometriosis, Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Carole C. Wegner, PhD, HCLD Vice President of Research and Grants Administration, The V Foundation for Cancer Research In vitro fertilization lab science, Reproductive ethics and law, Medical writing, Patient advocacy
Kim Whittemore Management Consultant Advisor and consultant to numerous organizations and businesses related to reproductive and women’s health

The Advisory Councils of Fertility Within Reach contribute ideas, content, and subject matter expertise when needed. Advisory Council members represent seven areas within the infertility community. They are:

Advisory Council Name Members
  • Michael Dukakis, Former Massachusetts Governor
  • Andrew Helman, Esq.
  • William Panak, PhD
Mental Health
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