- Amber Backhaus – with over 20 years’ experience as a government relations professional, Backhaus advocates for clients before the Minnesota Legislature and state agencies. She’s participated in Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Team Challenges fundraising events from 2014 to 2016.
- Noël Brown – is managing director in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Cantor Fitzgerald. There, he advises biopharmaceutical compa
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is welcoming seven new members of its National Board of Trustees to oversee the management of the organization’s policies, practices, principles, affairs, funds and property. "We are proud and fortunate to welcome this extraordinary group of men and women to the Foundation's leadership," Vance Gibbs, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s National Board chair and partner at Kean Miller in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said in a press release. "By contributing their diverse experience and expertise, they will enhance our mission capabilities and help us to advance the goals laid out in our ambitious new three-year strategic plan.” Trustees of the Foundation’s National Board are elected for three-year terms and may serve for two consecutive terms. The people serving as National Trustees through 2020 are: