Tag: Board of Directors

CAF Board Exec Maria Hadjidemetriou Represents Thalassemia Community in Maybelline Campaign

CAF Board Exec Maria Hadjidemetriou stars in Maybelline's "We Speak" diversity campaign.

When Maybelline, the iconic beauty brand behind Maria’s first blush, invited her to star in their “We Speak” disability pride campaign, she seized the opportunity to become the very thing she longed to see as a child—a model proudly representing the thalassemia community.

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CAF 2018-2020 National Board of Directors Leadership Announced

July 2, 2018 – At the recent Annual Board of Director’s Meeting of the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, a new slate of officers and Executive Committee Members were elected unanimously.  The Officers of the National Board of Directors, who will serve two year terms, are: President – Peter Chieco (Wealth Family Director, Morgan Stanley), Bedford Corners, NY […]

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CAF Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

April 29, 2014 – At its annual meeting on April 26, the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors: Julia Cenzoprano and Joseph Vigliotti. You can learn more about Julia Cenzoprano by clicking here and more about Joseph Vigliotti by clicking here. CAF is thrilled to welcome these two dedicated, […]

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New Board Member: Joseph Vigliotti

      How did you get involved with CAF? Joseph Vigliotti: My wife Lisa and I knew we were carriers, so prior to Lisa getting pregnant, we saw a genetic counselor.  She advised us that if we decided to have a child, the child would have a 25% chance of having thalassemia major.  Lisa […]

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New Board Member: Julia Cenzoprano

I have been involved with CAF as long as I can remember. My grandparents, Edward and Concetta Paradiso, were a large part of the early days of the organization and beyond. As a child, I watched my grandma and mother (CAF Board member Janice Cenzoprano) take on various roles on both a national and chapter […]

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Concetta Paradiso, CAF Board Member and Steadfast Supporter, Passes Away

January 3, 2011 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation regretfully announces the passing of Concetta “Connie” Paradiso, a CAF Board member for over 50 years and co-founder of the Long Island Chapter of CAF, on December 23, 2010. Connie served as National President of the Foundation and mentored many Board Members who in turn took on leadership […]

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