There are many ways to get in touch with The Children's Inn at NIH.

Mailing Address:

The Children's Inn at NIH
7 West Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814-1509

Phone Number:

301-496-5672 or toll free 800-644-4660

Fax Number:


Staff Directory:


Jennie Lucca, Chief Executive Officer

          Dorleen Dove, Executive Assistant

Facilities and Resident Services

Leticia Adu, Weekend & Relief Manager
Dahlia Benzaquen, Resident Services Manager
Christine Berzak, Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Aisha Campbell, Senior Resident Services Manager
Cristen Cravath, Family Program & Community Outreach Coordinator
Karen Elrich, Weekend & Relief Manager
Jamia Furbush, Weekend & Relief Manager
LaShell Green, Weekend & Relief Manager
Bill Hutson, Facilities Assistant
Sana Jafarzadeh, Resident Services Manager (Overnight)
Ronny Kempenich, Education Program Coordinator
Laila Kazi, Weekend & Relief Manager
Mallory Lewis, Assistant Director of Resident Services
Julie Ofrecio, Facilities & Resident Services Coordinator
Krista Vaughan, Weekend & Relief Manager
Stacey Wachter, Weekend & Relief Manager
Taylor Watson, Woodmont House Manager
Ryan Whited, Family Program Manager

Development & Public Relations

Fern Jennifer Stone, Chief Development & Communications Officer

Katelyn Baughan, Online Communications Coordinator
Julie H. Herman, Assistant Director of Communications
Dorie Hightower, Media Relations Manager
Lauren C. Stabert, Assistant Director of Corporate Giving & Special Events
Eva M. Starrak, Development Assistant
Anna Tate, Assistant Director of Major & Planned Gifts


Jean Buergler, Senior Director of Finance

        Delrica Andrews, Accounting Assistant

Human Resources

Tammy Pinson, Chief Administrative Officer

Samantha Rosenberg, HR Manager

Volunteers & Community Outreach

Laura King, Senior Director of Volunteers & Community Outreach

      Meredith Daley, Community Outreach & Volunteer Program Assistant

Information Technology 

Rick Saunders, Senior Director of Information Systems

Board of Directors

Kelvin K. Womack, Chair
Deborah I. Dingell, Executive Vice Chair
Cokie Roberts, Vice Chair
Timothy J. Atkin, Secretary
Beth Maloney, Treasurer

John I. Gallin, MD, Clinical Advisor
Lee J. Helman, MD Clinical Advisor
Philip A. Pizzo, MD, Clinical Advisor Emeritus

Dale A. Adams
Martha-Ann Alito
Diane Baker
Matt Bell, PhD
Abigail Blunt
D. Chris Downey
Pepe Figueroa
Ed Greissing
Dianne Kay
Molly Mahoney Matthews
Robert A. McMahon
Anthony Morella, Esq.
Edward Orton PhD
Holly Cobb Parker
Paul F. Pelosi
Susan Penfield
Jay C. Planalp
Florence W. Prioleau, Esq.
Mark J. Raabe
Ryan A. Riel
Randy Schools
Robert J. Vogel
Dennis K. Webster
Lori Wiener, PhD
Lauren V. Wood, MD

Jennie Lucca, Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Yablon, General Counsel
RAFFA, Independent Auditors

National Advisory Council     

Tony Bennett   
Meryl Comer
Bob Costas
Katie Couric
Susan Dentzer
Marianne Gingrich
Darryl Grant
Nicole Johnson
Jim Lehrer
Audrey F. Manley, MD
Ellen Ochoa, PhD


Michael S. Berman
Lois D. Breaux
Jane A. Gephardt
Cecile Tauzin
Carmala Walgren 

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