December 6, 2015

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is a diverse group from the Chronically Awesome community. Representing a variety of physical and emotional chronic illnesses, our board members look for innovative ways to provide programs that support the online chronic illness community of artists, bloggers, photographers, crafters, writers, etc. If you are Creatively Chronically Awesome, our Advisory Board is here for you!


Jules whatthejules

Jules Shapiro –
Executive Director and FounderJules is a blogger, podcaster, friend, advocate, writer, mother and an executive marketer with 15 years experience in the software industry. In 2011, Jules took the experience she gained growing… more.




donna196x196Donna Merrick –
Patient Advocacy Volunteer
Donna comes from a family that has been strengthened and honed by their fight against Crohn’s disease. As a patient, family member and former patient care worker, she learned… more.



rebecca196x196Rebecca Rose –
Chair of Communications Committee
Rebecca was one of the first members of The Chronically Awesome Foundation and has been an active participant and volunteer ever since. In 2014, Rebecca took on a more official role when she started… more.



profilepicScott Gray – 
Technical Director
Scott joined the Chronically Awesome Foundation after reconnecting with founder Jules Shapiro after many years. Learning about the great work the organization was doing, Scott was excited about the opportunity to get involved. Scott helped… more.