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Leadership,
Board Members and
Founder Advisors

Leadership

Chad Graham

Chad Graham

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dale Egan

Dale Egan

Vice President

Mike King

Mike King

Secretary of Operations

Tiffany Tatum

Tiffany Tatum

Treasurer

Board Members

Staff

Staff members are an essential component to the implementation of the organization’s programs, strategy, and business development.

Alex Nauert

Alex Nauert

Director of Programs

Cindy Stonebraker

Cindy Stonebraker

Assistant Director of Programs

Founders Advisory Board

The Founders Advisory Board was established to identify and recognize the founders of the organization who have provided significant service to the Foundation since the beginning. Our founders continue to serve the Foundation by providing guidance and advice to the Board of Directors and Foundation Officers and projects or committees.

  • Hershel Woody Williams
  • Rex King
  • Sherri Garner
  • Sam Ross
  • Sherrie Ross
  • Tracie Ross
  • Travie Ross
  • Dave Shively
  • Wayne Witter

Honorary Board Members and Advisors

Honorary Board Members are those individuals who assist the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation by providing particular expertise in regard to the activities aimed at our mission to honor, recognize, and serve Gold Star Families. These Honorary Board Members are an integral part of our initiatives of establishing Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments and hosting Gold Star Family outreach events as well as helping to raise awareness about Gold Star Families across the Unites States.

  • Gene Ball
  • Donald E. Ballard, Medal of Honor recipient
  • Julius "Bud" Berthold
  • Sammy Davis, Medal of Honor recipient
  • James Livingston, Medal of Honor recipient
  • Anthony Zinni
  • George Patton Waters
  • Christopher Davis, Legal Counsel
  • John Fann, Honorary Board Member and Director of Events
  • Rob Miner, Gold Star Dad and Director of Corporate Partnerships
  • Valerie Way, Webmaster
  • James Breeding, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Dr. E Bruce Heilman, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Heather French Henry, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Robert Irvine, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Martha MacCallum, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Dave McIntyre, Ambassador of Goodwill
  • Gary Sinise, Ambassador of Goodwill