Our Board includes parents, advocates, and professionals who are all dedicated to helping families of children with pediatric pain.

Sue Pinkham / President

sueSue Pinkham has a daughter who was diagnosed with CRPS/RSD in 2005 and EDS in 2012. She has been involved in raising funds and awareness of CRPS/RSD since 2008. She has organized and participated in fundraisers for non-profits for the last 20 years including Wide Horizons for Children, The Thornton Burgess Society, RSDSA and Duxbury Public Schools, among others. Sue is the President of the Board of Directors and her duties include presiding over the Board meetings, fundraising, and working to fulfill the mission of TCAPP.

Mike Pinkham / Treasurer

mikeMike Pinkham is a Certified Public Accountant who received his Master of Science in Accounting from Suffolk University in 2016. He has experience in tax and assurance, and works with numerous non-profits in addition to for-profit enterprises and individuals. Having seen his cousin battle chronic pain for over a decade, Mike is committed to fulfilling the mission of TCAPP in any way he can. Mike serves as Treasurer for TCAPP, where he is responsible for bookkeeping and compliance.

Donna Sullivan

Board Liaison - Donna SullivanDonna Sullivan is a graduate of Providence College and has worked for over 20 years in media, communications and marketing with some of the world’s biggest brands. A passionate writer, Donna uses her skills to help TCAPP creatively raise awareness of the needs of kids living with complex pain. Donna and her husband Bob have three children diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, POTS and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Through her patient advocacy, work with families and blogging ( TCAPP Parent Talk and Stronger Than It) she hopes to give voice to the real struggles that complex pain families face trying to get experienced care and effective treatment.

Jennifer Shaheen

TCAPP Board Member - Jennifer ShaheenJennifer Shaheen has loved technology and storytelling since she was a little girl. She started her first business while in school at Hofstra University. Twenty years later, that business is The Technology Therapy Group, a full-service marketing agency which has supported numerous small business and non-profits including Tarpon Arts, the American Baptist Church, National Organization for Women NY Chapter and SCORE. Jennifer looks forward to using her expertise in efficiently increasing awareness and encouraging a community of supporters for the benefit of children with pediatric pain.


Cheryl Myers

Cheryl Myers has a daughter who was diagnosed with CRPS in 2011 and with Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in 2014. Cheryl received her Masters in Science in Social Work from Columbia University. She has worked for the Village for Children and Families and the Manchester School System in Connecticut. Cheryl has helped support young zebras [people with rarely diagnosed chronic “invisible” illnesses] and families and enjoys sending cards and packages to children and young adults through our Send A Smile program.