Chapter Contacts

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the quality of life for adults and children living with IBD.


We lead groundbreaking research into new treatments and cures for IBD and provide you with information, guidance, and support every step of the way – no matter where you are in your IBD journey. The Foundation is your voice on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures to improve your access to care and raise awareness of IBD and its impact on patients and caregivers. Read our latest Impact Report to learn more about how we’re changing lives.

The Northwest Chapter serves Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington State. We provide educational and support programs to people living with IBD and those who care for them. We connect you to local resources and offer you opportunities to become involved with the IBD community through events, volunteering, our summer camps, and more.


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Chapter Staff

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Gwen Hearn

Manager, Fundraising Campaigns and Volunteer Engagement

[email protected]

+1 253-820-2543

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Libby Calovich

Director, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement

[email protected]

+1 917-697-0903

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Lindsay Fujimoto

Senior Manager, Fundraising Campaigns and Volunteer Engagement

[email protected]

+1 253-290-9162

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Marie Schlagel

Coordinator, Fundraising Campaigns and Volunteer Engagement

[email protected]

+1 917-922-6970

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Ryan Boyce

Executive Director

[email protected]

+1 646-753-2377

Chapter Board of Directors

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Chris Adams

Board President

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Emily Raymond

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Erin Wilson

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Jami Oster

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Lauren Cullop

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Mark Murray, PhD

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Patrick Erstad

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Reynelda Solitaire

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Ryan Eakes

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Ryan Fitzpatrick

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Stacey Messer

Chapter Mailing Address

  • Address:

    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation - Northwest Chapter 7683 SE 27th St., #496 Mercer Island, WA 98040