Advisory Board

Northwest Sarcoma Foundation's Advisory Board is a group of talented and committed individuals who apply their knowledge and expertise to the advancement of the foundation's mission in a less formal environment than that of the Board of Directors.

Charles Keller,M.D.

Portland, OR

Charles Keller, M.D., Scientific Director and Interim Executive Director, Children's Cancer Therapy Development Group. More Info

Robin L. Jones, MD, MRCP

Seattle, WA

Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London UK. More Info

Leah Joy


Employed by Aisle7, providing Health and Wellness Marketing Tools that help customers engage their audience, build loyalty and drive sales. Leah is a Synovial Cell Sarcoma Survivor.

Christopher Ryan, M.D.

Portland, OR

Oregon Health & Science University, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. More Info

Kelsey LaBelle

Seattle, WA

Employed by Simply Measured.

Karen Gordon, LICSW

Seattle, WA

Karen Gordon, LICSW is a consultant with the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at Seattle Children’s. Karen was previously employed as a pediatric medical social worker for 11 years and was a member of the Sarcoma Team at Seattle Children’s prior to joining the PACT team.

Ellen M. Sweeney-Clawson

Seattle, WA

Ellen’s professional history includes work within educational nonprofits including University of Kentucky and Seattle Preparatory School. She has over 15 years experience with strategic, long range planning, program development, volunteer and donor engagement. Ellen is currently serving as Project Coordinator for the University of Washington within the department of Alumni & Constituent Relations. She is a member of the Northwest Development Officers Association.

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