We're hiring! Genetic Alliance is currently hiring for several exciting positions. Apply now to join our team, and see who already has:
Gene Early, PhD, is a new member of the Genetic Alliance Council (formerly the Board of Directors). As a consultant to the Council for more than six years, Gene has been a driving force for the revolutionary growth of the organization. As a Council member, he will continue to catalyze transformational change for the Council and staff personally, as well as organizationally, in order to model ways of attaining entirely new levels of performance. Gene is an internationally recognized innovator in leadership development and organizational transformation. He is a co-founder of Genomic Health, founder and senior consultant of Early Leadership Consultants, LLC, as well as a partner in Leaders' Quest. For more than 30 years, he has worked with executive management teams to develop culture as a strategic driver of organizational success.
After spending time as an intern and fellow, Alyson Krokosky, MS, joined Genetic Alliance as Genetic Information Coordinator in June 2009. She collaborates with many organizations in the Genetic Alliance network to maintain and expand Disease InfoSearch as well as other educational tools and materials. She also provides support to the Access to Credible Genetics Resources Network and Genetic Alliance's two newborn screening grants. Originally from Wisconsin, Alyson graduated with a BS in Biology from Furman University in 2007. In 2009, she earned a MS in Human Genetics from the University of Michigan. During her graduate training, she conducted research to understand the quality of life of adolescents and young adults with vision loss.
Since migrating east from the Lone Star State, Kristin Queen Shaffer, Managing Director, has worked on a variety of issues including campaign finance reform, training and volunteerism for people with disabilities, women's rights, and hunger relief. As Grants Manager at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she was the lead writer for more than 10 multi-year grants ranging from $125,000 to $20 million, establishing reporting and evaluation systems for the public policy division's grants program. Most recently she served as Field Manager for Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation program, working with volunteer committees across the country to raise more than $1 million towards ending childhood hunger in local communities. In addition to grants and events management, she brings with her volunteer and program management experience. Earlier this year, Kristin became a mom for the first time, so in addition to her new role at Genetic Alliance, she is working to balance home, career, and kid.
Thank you to our summer interns! Genetic Alliance interns serve as crucial members of our team - they provide support and valuable input, help shape our programs, and contribute innovative project ideas for resources, tools, and applications to be used by the genetics and health community.
Monica Arun, Nadine Channaoui, Daria Grayer, Claire Laudone, Jacquelyn Malasky, Margaret Pilczak, Amy Plaut, Gayle Rudofsky, and Lovely Umayam.