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Board Chair, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Meredith Mitstifer, Psy.D

Dr. Meredith Mitstifer is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Prior to her 13 years with the Bureau, she was a psychologist for the Arizona Department of Corrections Death Row & Special Management Units. Meredith was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 30, when she was four months pregnant. This year she celebrates 18 years of survivorship with her son. Meredith serves as NOCC's Chairman of the Board of Directors and has since 2018. She has presented and published research on perceived partner adaptation during a cancer diagnosis. She is a public speaker on vicarious trauma, transformational leadership and living both authentically and fearlessly after an ovarian cancer diagnosis. Meredith enjoys traveling with her son as they raise their voices together against this disease that whispers.
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Melissa Aucoin, CEO of National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
CEO, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Melissa Aucoin

As Chief Executive Officer for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Melissa leads the strategic direction and day to day operations of the organization's mission. Under her leadership, the organization has seen significant and meaningful growth in their slate of mission programs and services, while continuing to extend their reach nationwide. In addition to improving business processes that have led to operational efficiencies and expense reduction, she was also instrumental in achieving the organization’s highest revenue results to date through the rebranding of its signature event and expansion of its revenue portfolio.
An industry veteran and champion of women’s health, she brings over two decades of expertise in a large-scale nonprofit environment, including organizational structure and development to her role. She was previously with Susan G. Komen as the National Director of their legacy event, Race for the Cure® where she led a team of professionals in developing growth strategies for volunteer development and revenue generation for the organization’s 100 plus Affiliates around the globe.

Melissa’s personal passion and vision for the organization are to create a future where all women are knowledgeable about ovarian cancer and feel empowered to advocate for their health so that outcomes improve, and lives are savedAs Chief Executive Officer for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Melissa leads the strategic direction and day to day operations of the organization's mission. Under her leadership, the organization has seen significant and meaningful growth in their slate of mission programs and services, while continuing to extend their reach nationwide. In addition to improving business processes that have led to operational efficiencies and expense reduction, she was also instrumental in achieving the organization’s highest revenue results to date through the rebranding of its signature event and expansion of its revenue portfolio.
An industry veteran and champion of women’s health, she brings over two decades of expertise in a large-scale nonprofit environment, including organizational structure and development to her role. She was previously with Susan G. Komen as the National Director of their legacy event, Race for the Cure® where she led a team of professionals in developing growth strategies for volunteer development and revenue generation for the organization’s 100 plus Affiliates around the globe.

Melissa’s personal passion and vision for the organization are to create a future where all women are knowledgeable about ovarian cancer and feel empowered to advocate for their health so that outcomes improve, and lives are saved.

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