Board of Directors

Our experienced Board of Directors is responsible for defining the mission and implementing the vision of our organization. They are also the governing body that ensures we are meeting the legal & professional commitments as defined in our articles of incorporation. Rare Kids Network is well positioned to serve children with rare illnesses because of the commitment of the following professionals:

  • Chair:  Patricia Redding, CEO & Founder — Rare Kids Network, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Nicholas Goodman, Partner — Baker Tilly
  • William Judd, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer — Pediatric Specialists of Virginia
  • Paula King, Business Development Director — Tri-Logistics, LLC
  • Kristina Leighty, Senior Vice President — MGAC
  • Laura Evans Manatos, President & Founder – Laura Evans Media
  • Ryan McKenzie, Vice President – Clark Construction Group
  • Rebecca Miller, MS, CGC – Inova Translational Medicine Institute
  • Natasha Shur, MD, Clinical Geneticist – Rare Disease Institute, Children’s National Health System
  • Enyonam Tetteh, M.Div, BCC, Manager; Chaplain, Pastoral & Spiritual Care —  Inova Women’s & Children’s Hospital