We believe the world can be a more livable place for bereaved families. 

Adrienne Stith-Butler, Ph.D.

Associate Board Director for Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, The National Academies 

Dr. Butler is a doctor of clinical psychology with extensive experience in analyzing and developing strategies related to end-of-life, mental health, and diversity and discrimination issues in health care. Formerly named a James Marshall Public Policy Scholar by the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Butler is currently Associate Board Director for Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Robert Drumheller

Former Vice President of Structured Finance Overseas Private Investment Corporation & Evermore Vice-Chair and Treasurer

Mr. Drumheller has more than 37 years of executive experience in the oil and gas and international financial sectors. He has a proven track record of successfully managing more than $15 billion in large-scale international project financing, particularly in emerging markets. He has lived in Belgium and the U.K, and has traveled widely throughout the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia — visiting these areas for business reasons more than 150 times during the last 25 years.

Barry Kluger

CEO, Kluger Media Group & Former Media Executive

Barry Kluger is a 40-year communications and crisis management veteran, who served in senior posts at some of the world’s most recognized global brands, like MTV and USA Networks. In 2011, he launched the Farley-Kluger Initiative with a fellow bereaved father to make child death an eligible event for job protection through the Family Medical Leave Act. He has been a regular contributing columnist to Gannett’s Arizona Republic, Huffington Post, TheHill.Com and over 300 web sites since 2001.

Joyal Mulheron

Founder & Executive Director, Evermore

Ms. Mulheron spent 15+ years advising high-ranking politicians, including former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and former First Lady Michelle Obama, and translating basic science into public policy.  She has enjoyed leading major initiatives for the National Governors Association, the National Academies of Science and the American Cancer Society. She holds a Masters in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University and degrees in Biochemistry and English from Virginia Tech. After a series of high-profile death events and the death of her daughter, Ms. Mulheron founded Evermore to change policy, advance research and make the world a more livable place for bereaved families.  

Lincoln Smith

President & CEO, Altarum Institute & Evermore Chair

Mr. Smith is a strategic leader, responsible for guiding his company, Altarum Institute, from a focus on defense, environment, automotive, and health to an institute strategically focused solely on health and health care. Before joining Altarum, Mr. Smith served as President of Vector Research Inc., where he led initiatives in the health, national security and business sectors.

Siva Subramanian, M.D.

Chief, Division of Neonatology and Professor of Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospital Ethicist, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital & Evermore Secretary

Dr. Subramanian serves as a Professor of Pediatrics & Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the Chief of Neonatology at Georgetown University Hospital. He has published more than 100 articles, abstracts and scientific presentations nationally and internationally.  Research interests include infant mortality reduction, trace element metabolism in infants, neonatal immunology and bioethics. When he is not serving the many parents and families that Georgetown University Hospital welcomes annually, Dr. Subramanian serves as the Vice President of the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington where he is currently co-leader of the community faith leaders involved in interfaith education and dialogue.

Robin Tompkins

Founder & Principal, Olive Hill

Ms. Tompkins is an influential and strategic business leader with 25+ years of experience in driving organizational performance and growth, with a specific focus on legal, finance and nonprofit sectors. With combined strengths in executive leadership, program management, corporate compliance, risk assessment, law, business development and capital funding, she excels in shaping strategy and leading teams that transform organizations, mitigate risk, uncover opportunity and find win-win solutions through even the most challenging environments.


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