The Alliance


The Alliance is proud of its dedicated “A-Team” of more than 175 professional volunteers, including healthcare, organ donation and transplantation professionals from diverse disciplines and levels of leadership. Together, they give their time, service and expertise to equip a modern profession of lifesavers.

National Critical Issues Forum Planning Committee

Current Members

Daly Hdsh Small
Theresa Daly
, BS, MS
Gift of Life Institute
John Edwards
Gift of Life Donor Program
Nancy Foster
Nancy Foster
Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety Policy |American Hospital Association, D.C.
Richard Gilroy
Richard K. Gilroy
, MD
Hepatologist & Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program |Intermountain Medical Center, UT
John Magee
John Magee
, MD
Jeremiah & Claire Turcotte Professor of Transplant Surgery |University of Michigan
Howard Nathan
Howard M. Nathan
Former President & Chief Executive Officer |Gift of Life Institute
Neidlinger Nikole UW Photo 11 2019
Nikole Neidlinger
Associate Professor of Surgery Medical Director |UW Organ and Tissue Donation Division of Transplantation

Lifelong Networks

Our partners are the heart and soul of our organization. For more than 15 years, they have played a vital role providing quality education and programs to advance a shared mission.