Barbara Collura – President/CEO
Barbara Collura serves as the President/CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. Barbara is a nationally recognized expert on infertility and the family building journey, with a special emphasis on the personal experience of those struggling to build their family. Barbara has worked with the World Health Organization on infertility definitions and clinical guidelines, worked with ACOG on their clinical definitions for infertility, and served a four-year term on the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at NIH. A frequent guest speaker at medical conferences, Barbara is an expert on public policy issues facing the infertility community that impact both patient access and clinical care. Barbara has been a guest on the TODAY Show, MSNBC, Fox & Friends, and Nightline. She is routinely quoted in major media outlets on a variety of topics related to infertility. In 2014, Barbara received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Barbara is passionate about RESOLVE’s mission as the organization was a source of support and information during her own battle with infertility. Click here to read Barbara’s full biography. She can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marnee Beck – Manager, Online Services
Marnee Beck joined the staff of RESOLVE in 2010 and is currently the Online Services Manager. Marnee has worked in nonprofit associations for more than 15 years including the Council on Foundations and most recently the American Society for Training & Development in Alexandria, VA. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and earned a Masters degree from the George Washington University. She is passionate about breaking the silence of infertility through the use of social media and the internet. She and her husband Eric live in Herndon with their cat Juliet. She can be reached directly at email@example.com.
Simeonne Bookal – Manager, National Walk of Hope
Simeonne Bookal joined RESOLVE in 2012. Originally from Canada, Simeonne grew up with the opportunity to travel to many exotic countries and spent four years in Saudi Arabia with her mother, a nurse specializing in IVF treatment. Growing up with a mother in the reproductive field, gave Simeonne awareness about the infertility journey from a young age. A proud graduate from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Simeonne received a BA in Communications. She provides support to all staff and contributes to a multitude of advocacy and public awareness projects. She resides in Manassas, VA. She can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Betsy Campbell – Director, Constituent Engagement
Betsy Campbell has spent her career working for non-profit organizations and her free time volunteering for worthy causes. Her experience in public relations, fundraising and volunteer management spans a wide range of sectors, including health care, social service, philanthropy, and politics, and organizations such as Mount Sinai Medical Center, American Hospital Association, Chicago Foundation for Women, and EMILY’s List. Betsy received an AB in Psychology from Princeton University, where she has also served as a volunteer leader for annual giving. As RESOLVE’s Director of Constituent Engagement, she is responsible for managing RESOLVE’s nationwide volunteer network, including support groups, educational programs, and grassroots advocacy. Betsy’s goal is to ensure that every volunteer is trained, engaged, and empowered to make a difference in the lives of women and men living with infertility. Betsy’s secondary infertility issues were resolved, and her three daughters inspire her to make a difference. She can be reached directly at email@example.com.
Rebecca Flick – Vice President, Communications and Programs
Rebecca Flick joined RESOLVE in 2005. Rebecca’s experience as a non-profit professional began in 1998 with the American Occupational Therapy Association and since then she has continued as a strategic communications professional for other non-profits including, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and National School Boards Association. She received a BA in Communications from the University of Maryland, College Park and a certificate in Direct Marketing from Virginia Commonwealth University. As VP of Communications and Programs for RESOLVE, Rebecca’s main responsibilities include creating and implementing RESOLVE’s communication plans, signature events (National Infertility Awareness Week and Night of Hope), and online strategies, as well as increasing the infertility community’s engagement in RESOLVE’s volunteer, advocacy and fundraising activities. Rebecca was diagnosed with infertility in 2006. She lives in Leesburg, VA with her husband, son, and daughter. She can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindy Hollister – Manager, Development
Cindy Hollister joined RESOLVE in 2014. She started her career in the software industry, then moved to non-profit arts management, a better fit for her personality and family. She holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and a master’s in education, both from the University of Buffalo. At RESOLVE, she enjoys interacting with Professional Members as well as working behind the scenes to support and problem solve with colleagues. She can be reached directly at email@example.com.
Andy Schwarz – Director, Public Relations
Andy Schwarz joined RESOLVE in early 2011 and directs the public relations efforts for the association. Andy works with the media to increase public awareness of infertility, gain exposure for RESOLVE, and advance the organization’s mission. He has worked with top media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, Redbook Magazine, and The Huffington Post to position RESOLVE as the voice of the infertility community. Andy also serves as Editor of RESOLVE’s quarterly newsletter Resolve, for the journey and beyond. He lives in Arlington, VA with his family. He can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated July 2017