Meet the Board

 Caroline L. Petrie 

MFA National Secretary and CFO  

Facilitating the headquarters of MFA in El Mirage, Arizona and its operations spread across the U.S., Caroline Petrie came to the Meningitis Foundation of America with years of medical, administrative, customer service experience and as an ordained minister. Caroline became involved in meningitis advocacy through her interest in needs, policy and resources for disabled communities and rare diseases. Working along side the organizations leaders, Caroline has a vast understanding of meningitis and it effects. On the day to day basis, Caroline is at the forefront of the MFA filtering communications with patients, medical professional and media relations.

Douglas M. Forman

MFA Vice President

Doug brings thoughtful financial ideas while supporting the rest of the board members with his even temperament keeping the foundation steady every time.  With his prior supervisory experience Doug brings new ideas to the table and encouragement to implement them.  Doug attends conferences relating to the cause and assists with integration of the ideas with better implementation of these ideas or programs to increase the outreach for public education, vaccination and eradication of Meningitis in all its forms.

Thomas S. Forman

Board Member 

To has a cautious approach to making any financial ideas being taken and used with an unique insitefullness keeping the foundation on a steady course to keep moving forrd on a very meager yearly budget.