Fight Colorectal Cancer is a community of activists focused on a cure. We share the strength of those touched by colorectal cancer and create ways to do something about it. Meet the individuals leading our fight.

Board Members

Nancy Roach Founder & Chair of the Board
Dana Rye Treasurer
Andrea Kramer Secretary
davidwicks2 David Wicks Board Member
Hélène Byrnes Board Member
wali-fenton-photo- Sahar Wali Board Member
Ron-Doornink-FightCRC-Board Ron Doornink Board Member
alan-balch Alan Balch, Ph.D. Member Emeritus


Anjee Davis President
Michael Sola Executive Vice President
Danielle Burgess Director of Communications
Andrea (Andi) Dwyer Director of Health Promotion
margaret-carvin Margaret Carvin Director of Government Affairs
michell_baker Michell Baker Partnership Manager
nichole_hyde_office_manager Nichole Hyde Business Manager
em-updated-headshot Emily Piekut Advocacy Manager
sharyn-worrall Sharyn Worrall Patient Education Manager
andrew_wortmann_comm Andrew Wortmann Community & Content Coordinator
Anna Zachary Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Committees

Grassroots Action Committee

The Grassroots Action Committee (GAC) helps sets the pace by offering insights into our legislative priorities, engaging the grassroots advocates and planning our signature event Call-on Congress.

Research Advocates (RATS)

Members of our Research Advocacy Training & Support group (RATS) volunteer their time as patient advocates. This group learns the science of research and then represents patients at medical conferences, seminars and more.

Congressional Advisory Committee

Our Congressional Advisory Committee provides guidance and staff support for better policies to address screening, awareness, regulatory and research issues related to prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer. The honorary members also foster a greater recognition, support and coordination amongst policy makers and advocacy efforts and lend their voices to advance outreach efforts.

Medical Advisory Board Medical Advisory Board

Our MAB consists of leading healthcare practitioners who work in colorectal cancer and volunteer their time to ensure our patient information is accurate and our patient education materials address patient needs.

Celebrity Supporters

Celebrity Advocates Icon Meet Our Celebrity Supporters

We have a star-studded group of celebrities and well-known personalities who’ve joined us on our mission! From raising awareness to advocating on the Hill, look at who’s shared their spotlights to make colorectal cancer awareness brighter.