Our Current Board of Directors:
Nicole Chevalier, President
Nicole Chevalier earned her Master of Arts degree in Linguistics (specializing in neuro- and psycholinguistics) from the University of Florida. Since becoming a mother, she has seen firsthand the importance of breast milk and in her capacity as president of Get PUMPed!, does her best to make sure needy babies can receive their share of "liquid awesome".Tiffany Parrish, Vice-President
Tiffany joined the GetPUMPed! board in 2013 after becoming active as a donor. She holds a Master's in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is passionate about workplace training, motivation, and process improvements. She hopes to bring her skill set to the organization as GetPUMPed! grows even further over the upcoming years.
Abigail Johnston, Secretary
Abigail joined the GetPUMPed! board in 2013 after becoming a donor. She holds a Juris Doctor, a Master's in Curriculum Design and is active in the legal community as an Attorney, Child Advocate, and organizer. Abigail is also serving as the Board's legal advisor and looks forward to growing with GetPUMPed!
Beatriz Collado, Treasurer
Beatriz Collado earned a Bachelor of Science in English and Education and a Master of Science in Literacy and Learning. She taught Language Arts at a Winter Garden middle school for over 7 years. Beatriz founded the Children's Heart Foundation New York chapter and was president for two years in memory of her daughter Charlie. In conjunction with serving on the Get PUMPed! board, Beatriz also volunteers for the Orlando Birthing Project which serves to improve the lives of pregnant or expectant low-income mothers. She is excited to be a part of the Get PUMPed! team and help babies in need.
Ashlee Butanis, Director of Donor Relations
Ashlee is originally from Pennsylvania, but has also lived in Mississippi and Louisiana before moving to Tampa, Fl for her husband's military service. She has her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. She is a Registered Nurse with experience in both the Operating Room and Pediatric CVICU. She has 2 daughters, Vivienne and Emise, who make her rockin' world go round.Sasha Reyes-Hernandez, Director of Recipient Relations
Amanda Pacheco, Past President
Dr. Mandy Pacheco, founder of Get PUMPed!, has more than 14 years experience leading a wide variety of teams and projects in both industry and academia. She currently serves on the faculty at the University of Central Florida teaching child development, leadership, and interdisciplinary studies courses, and homeschools her two children, Julianna and Trey. Mandy holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware, a Masters degree in Counseling from the University of Virginia, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida.Heather Dunn, Member at Large, Community Outreach
Heather Dunn is a birth doula, Child Birth Educator, and stay-at-home mom to her two boys, Benji and Sammy. Heather is currently working on her bachelors degree in Nutrition and Health then it's off to midwifery school for her. Birth and breastfeeding are her true passions. She also does volunteer and advocacy work with several local organizations.Kate Saunders, Member at Large, Marketing
Kate Saunders is a full-time trobairitz in a Beatles cover band, rockin' out biweekly with a small tribe of her minions. She earned her PhD at the University of Cambridge, monitoring volcanoes on the moon. Her fur-children number in the double digits, but receive lots of attention from her human child. She graciously volunteers her miniscule amounts of spare time to further Get PUMPed!'s mission. (She is kept so busy by all of these endeavors that she has neglected to send in a bio for this website.)Kassondra Coxson, Member at Large, Volunteer Coordinator
Kassondra Coxson worked as a retail Operations Manager, an international Tour Manager for a ska band, and a website developer at an advertising agency serving several Fortune 500 companies before returning to college and earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Behavior at Rollins College. She is now a breast-feeding, babywearing, cloth-diapering, work-at-home mother to one darling baby girl and the coordinator for several local parenting groups.
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