Board of Directors
The amazing Board of Directors of Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus are individuals dedicated toward the fight against lupus. Their passion to help move our organization forward, to support the mission and vision and make a difference for those with lupus is immeasurable. This commitment, knowledge, and expertise will continue to ensure the sustainability and vitality of the foundation.
MOLLY’S FUND FIGHTING LUPUS
Molly McCabe co-founded Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus after being diagnosed with lupus. She, her mother Debbie, and a group of committed volunteers are determined to improve the lives of people with lupus through increased awareness, earlier diagnosis, and peer support. Molly spends much of her time communicating with lupus patients to determine their most pressing needs…the needs that Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus aims to fulfill.
Jon & Nicole Lawry
METLIFE AND MOLLY’S FUND FIGHTING LUPUS
Jon and Nicole Lawry married in 2005 after meeting at Oregon State University, where Jon completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Management, and Nicole completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. They are passionate about serving on the board of Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus because Nicole was diagnosed with lupus nephritis in 2005, and they know all too well how hard it is to live and thrive with lupus. Jon works as a financial planner with MetLife, and Nicole is a full-time mom. Both love camping, fishing, and playing outside with their daughter Madison and Boxer dog, Jack.
FAMILY OF FRIENDS
For many years, Kris has dedicated her life to lending support to and advocating for vulnerable women and children. She looks forward to the opportunity for educating people about the devastating effects of lupus on families and working toward early diagnoses and a cure. She enjoys cooking, singing in her church choir and spending time with her family, especially her grandson.
THE HASSON COMPANY REALTORS
Cathy Martine’s years of experience in décor and design make her an invaluable asset to Serving Up Style. She is committed to raising awareness of lupus through this annual signature event. Cathy, a mother of two and grandmother, enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and beach combing.
TENTH TREE LIMITED
Debbie McCabe has decades of experience in bringing together passionate people to make a difference in their community. She helped create the Children’s Relief Nursery, Children’s Justice Alliance, and Potluck in the Park. After her daughter, Molly, was diagnosed with lupus, she began Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus. This organization is a way to bring awareness of lupus and its impacts on people who have the disease and their families to the general public.
GIRL SCOUTS BEYOND BARS
Anita Noble, Program Manager for Girl Scouts Beyond Bars, brings thirty years of experience in broadcast media and program management. As an African American woman with Lupus, she is committed to shedding light on how this “little known” disease impacts minorities and women. Anita has contributed her time as a foster parent, art docent, and currently volunteers with the Portland Police Bureau. She enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, advocating for youth, and reading.
STATE OF OREGON
Sue Payseno believes in united people behind a cause. She joined the Board with the goal of increasing public awareness, adding resources, and ultimately finding a cure for lupus. She enjoys entertaining, traveling, gardening, and spending time with her 17 nieces and nephews.
SIERRA SPRINGS WATER
Pamela Steinkamp is dedicated to advocating for improvements within the medical system. She joined Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus to act as an agent of change and help those affected by lupus. She enjoys spending her free time dancing, hiking, and beach combing.
Carol is an Independent Banking Consultant with over 30 years’ experience working exclusively with financial institutions in business development, sales, marketing and management. She has a passion for volunteering time with a number of non-profit organizations and thoroughly enjoys her commitment with Molly’s Fund. Carol has also served on the marketing committee for Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon; development committee member with Cascade Aids Project and as a former board member with the Children’s Relief Nursery.