Camp Kesem UCI 2013-2014 Advisory Board!
Jackie Leeman is the Executive Director at Kids Konnected, a nonprofit that provides friendship, understanding, education, and support to kids and teens who have a parent with cancer. Jackie also comes with a 9 year background in finance, as well as hands on experience. She spent time as a professional cheerleader, teaching all over the United States, choreographing half time shows for the San Francisco 49ers and UCLA Bruins. As a young professional, Jackie organized over 20,000 volunteer hours within the local community feeding the homeless, working with kids in the court system, raising funds for cancer victims, mentoring the youth, and more. As a mother herself she understands the importance of organizations like Kids Konnected and Camp Kesem
Lori Berberet is a Clinical Nurse Navigator for Hoag’s Brain Tumor Program. As a navigator, she serves an important role as facilitator and guide for brain tumor patients and their families, answering questions, and providing support through each phase of treatment. She knows all too well how cancer can affect a family and is very excited to bring her expertise and experiences to Camp Kesem at UCI to help us build a strong foundation for many years to come.