Ted Thompson, J.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Ted Thompson, J.D., is the chief executive officer for the Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit focused on federal policy issues affecting people with Parkinson’s disease. Ted has more than 20 years of experience in public policy and government affairs, serving in several nonprofit leadership positions and as staff to two Members of Congress. He currently serves as an advisory board member for the Alliance for Connected Care and a board member for the American Brain Coalition. Prior to PAN, Ted was the vice president of federal government relations at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Ted holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and political science from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and a law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Read more.
Hayley runs PAN’s national grassroots advocacy program, made up of more than 150 volunteer grassroots leaders and thousands of advocates from across the country. In addition, she plans and organizes PAN’s annual conference, the Forum. Hayley joined PAN in 2006 as a program assistant. In 2008, she became the director of outreach, managing PAN’s grassroots advocacy program and the annual Public Policy Forum. She was promoted to her current position in 2012. Prior to joining PAN, she worked at the Campagna Center, a nonprofit organization serving the children and families of Alexandria, Virginia. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Virginia Tech.
Emilio manages the day-to-day functioning of PAN’s information technology. His duties include design and deployment of web content and other digital communication, as well as hardware and software maintenance. Emilio is a graduate from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where he earned a philosophy degree and a minor in computer science.
Kristina Gawrgy Campbell
Director of Communications
Kristina manages communications for PAN and works closely with the grassroots leaders and Parkinson’s community to help them with their communications needs. Kristina joined PAN in June 2013. Most recently, she was the communications and social media manager at Independent Sector, a national coalition of nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs. Kristina has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and is working toward a master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications from Georgetown University.
Ted Thompson, J.D.