AOPO Foundation

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The AOPO Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting research in the field of organ donation and transplantation. The organization endeavors to bring new knowledge and innovation to the community of practice specifically focused on advancing the mission of organ and tissue donation and transplant. AOPO announced the Foundation Board of Directors who began leading the research efforts in January 2023.


Advancing research to improve the outcomes of organ and tissue donation. 

Latest Updates

AOPO Launches New Foundation and Names Board of Directors

AOPO Launches New Foundation and Names Board of Directors

Contact Information:Jenny Daigle | AOPO Launches New Foundation and Names Board of Directors McLean, VA. (December 5, 2022) — Today the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) unveils its newly formed AOPO Foundation set to launch in...

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Board Members

joe nespral

Joe Nespral, MD, CPTC

Chief Executive Officer
Texas Organ Sharing Alliance

Tasha Flowers

Tasha Flowers, CPA, CGMA

Chief Finance and Operations Officer
AOPO Secretary-Treasurer

suzanne conrad

Suzanne Conrad

Chief Executive Officer
Iowa Donor Network

Herber Kyle Photo 2018

Kyle Herber

President and CEO
Live On Nebraska
AOPO At-Large Member

Bill Leinweber

Bill Leinweber

President and CEO
National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI)

lori markham

Lori Markham

Chief Operations Officer
Midwest Transplant Network

tom mone

Tom Mone

Chief External Affairs Officer & Vice President
OneLegacy Foundation

Mike Moritz

Michael Moritz, MD

Medical Director
Gift of Life Donor Program


Marty Sellers, MD

Organ Recovery Surgeon
Tennessee Donor Services
AOPO Medical Advisor

Steve Miller

Steve Miller, MBA, CAE

Chief Executive Officer