Board and Committees

MMWarriors - Board/Committees

<p style="font-size:19px">Patrick MontesDeOca</p>

Patrick MontesDeOca

The CEO of the Mucosal Melanoma Warriors Foundation. Active in supporting groups and individuals battling cancer, especially rare forms of Mucosal Melanoma.

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<p style="font-size:19px">Denine James-Nio</p>

Denine James-Nio

Denine Nio is owner and Chief Executive Officer at Hula Media Services, LLC, a leading independent provider of post-production technology for television, streaming and feature films. Her company is also one of only a few female, majority owned companies in that area of the entertainment industry.

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<p style="font-size:19px">James MontesDeOca</p>

James MontesDeOca

James MontesDeOca is a graduate from Southern Oregon University. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Public Engagement and Social Media.

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<p style="font-size:19px">Ben MontesDeOca</p>

Ben MontesDeOca

Ben is the middle child of the Montes family. He graduated college in 2019 with a degree in criminology, law, and society from University of California, Irvine...

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<p style="font-size:19px">Lily MontesDeOca</p>

Lily MontesDeOca

Lily is the youngest of the Montes clan, and is currently a senior at Agoura High School. She is looking forward to attending Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California in the fall of 2023, majoring in Environmental Studies...

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<p style="font-size:19px">Scot Macdonald, PHD</p>

Scot Macdonald, PHD

Scot has extensive experience in health care. He was a grant writer and marketing specialist for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for 18 years...

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<p style="font-size:19px">Anna Houlihan</p>

Anna Houlihan

Anna has 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry; designing, managing and reporting clinical trials in oncology and dermatology, most recently as VP, Clinical Operations with a biotech start-up developing a first-in-human therapy for rare brain tumors.

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<p style="font-size:19px">Toni English</p>

Toni English

Toni is a woman of strong faith and when she received her diagnosis for Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma in 2015, the only thing she knew to do was put whatever was ahead of her in God’s hands.

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<p style="font-size:19px">Amanda Motte </p>

Amanda Motte

Amanda is mother of 3, a Marketing Executive, who has both worked and volunteered for several non-profit organizations in Europe …

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<p style="font-size:19px">Charles F Kairys, Psy.D</p>

Charles F Kairys, Psy.D

Dr. Chuck is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in Westlake, California. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology at The University of Southern California, a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Alliant International University at the California Professional School of Psychology.

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<p style="font-size:19px">Chad Greulach </p>

Chad Greulach

Chad Greulach is a veteran television producer, former network and production company executive, and brand strategist. A California native and graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu . . .

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<p style="font-size:19px">Steve Vincent</p>

Steve Vincent

STEVE VINCENT Steven Vincent is Senior Vice President, Music and Soundtracks, Disney Branded Television, a role he was promoted to in 2021. He is responsible for supervising the music used in original programming for kids and tweens seen on Disney Channel and Disney+...

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<p style="font-size:19px">DONNA KIRBY</p>


Qualified RGN UK in 2003. Oncology, Tertiary and Plastic surgery for 10 + yrs. RN CA 2017 Hospice care. Mental health . Covid vaccine team. .

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<p style="font-size:19px">RACHEL SIMON</p>


Rachel Simon was great friends with Nicola Montes. Her daughter, Dahvi, thought of Nicola like a second mother, as she is best friends with Nicola’s dear daughter Lily. Nicola was the force behind this organization and reason for Rachel’s involvement. Rachel hopes this organization can help support those affected by mucosal melanoma...

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<p style="font-size:19px">Laurel Bernt</p>

Laurel Bernt

Laurel started her career as an executive assistant in the movie business. She has been a stay at home mom and community volunteer, serving as Parent Faculty Club President or Vice President at all of her children’s schools for twenty-two years now...

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