Cancer Kinship’s Advisory Council, March 2019

The Executive Advisory Council, comprised of community, corporate and nonprofit leaders, serve as Cancer Kinship’s ambassadors and provide support through community awareness and philanthropic activities. Additional volunteers serve on task forces and committees to ensure the success and sustainability of Cancer Kinship. For more information on how to get involved, please contact Yolanda Origel, Executive Director at

Cancer Kinship Executive Advisory Council 2019-2021

  • Michele Carpenter, M.D.
    Cancer Kinship’s Executive Advisory Council Chair
    Senior Physician, University of California, Los Angeles
    Breast Surgeon

  • Andy Downer
    Principal & Founder
    Global Connections Business

  • Carol Geisbauer
    Retired Grantwriter & Fundraising Professional
    Cancer Survivor

  • Michael Le
    Attorney at Law
    Orange County Regional Manager, Emilio Nares Foundation

  • David Margileth, M.D.
    Hematology, Medical Oncology
    St. Joseph’s Center for Cancer Prevention & Treatment

  • Shirley Moretti
    Retired, Principal at Cordelia Knott Wellness Foundation
    Board of Directors, St. Joseph Hospital
    Cancer Survivor

  • Alejandra Orozco
    CPA, Accounting Manager, OluKai
    Cancer Survivor

  • Janice Saenz
    Business Owner
    Cancer Survivor

  • Carlos Saenz
    Business Owner
    Cancer Survivor

  • Kristen Strauch
    Executive Director, Community Development
    American Cancer Society West Region