Welcome to the Southwest Chapter!  We serve Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. 


Board of Directors - Arizona


Art Paikowsky, Birthright Israel


Gary Silber, M.D., Phoenix Children's Hospital

Lisa Jackson, Whitman & Jackson

Jason Quintel, Seefried Properties

Trish Gainer, Honeywell

Blake Andersson, Image Awareness

Genny Markham

Michael Shapiro, M.D. 

Heather Christiansen

Gianna Negretti, Alliance Residential

Shannon Groppenbacher, Johnson&Johnson 

Neil Rao, Merrill Lynch 

Ken Goldfine, ZMC Hotels

Board of Directors - Nevada
Jack Stilwell, Consultant

Scott Allswand, President, Elite Insurance

Jason Allswang, Code Enforcement Administrator, Clark County

Dr. Howard Baron, M.D., PGNA

Ed Bernstein, President, Ed Bernstein and Associates

Dawn Blum

Scott Crisci, VP of Business Development, Crisci Builders

Robyn Doroshow, President, Doroshow Insurance

Ronnie Grower, President, Silver Apple Consulting

Natalie O’Bryant, Registered Dietician and Owner, Body Balanced

Sheila Osterhuber, Director of Healthcare Consulting, Mesmo C&P

Brandon Saliba, Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank

Dr. Christopher Stone, M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine

Dr. Michael Zimmerman, M.D., Mountain View Hospital


Chapter Staff:

Megan Livengood

Executive Director - Phoenix 

Kimberly Gradisher
Executive Director - Las Vegas

Evan Vontran

Walk Manager


Emily Curtis

Regional Education and Support Manager


Gina Klosterman

Development Assistant



Arizona/New Mexico Information: 
  4647 N 32nd Street Suite B-100 
                                                             Phoenix, AZ 85018 

Phone: (602) 734-1392 
 Fax: (602) 522-2232 

Nevada Contact Information:

10624 S Eastern Ave. Suite A-105

Henderson, NV 89052

Phone: (702) 581-8284  


CCFA Vision

A future free from Crohn's & colitis

CCFA Mission

To cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases