Meet Our Executive Board

Our Executive Board is an incredibly talented, committed and motivated team of change-makers and community leaders. Our team works in every facet of the nonprofit organization from overseeing general operations to creating programs and supporting events. We're so proud and grateful to have such a dedicated group of extraordinary leaders supporting our cause.

The Executive Board in action at a recent fundraising retreat.

The Executive Board in action at a recent fundraising retreat.

Working our annual Farm to Fork event.

Working our annual Farm to Fork event.


Adrianne Marshack Adrianne is the proud, adoring, and overly affectionate Mom of Beckett, Cael, and their guardian angel Finn. Having experienced the pain of losing a child, Adrianne is committed to doing whatever she can to ensure that families with a child (or children) facing life threatening circumstances are empowered as advocates, educators, and caretakers. Her passion is helping children build and maintain strong, solid foundations that will help chart the course for happy, healthy, productive, and impactful lives, which somewhat explains her circuitous career path as a filmmaker, elementary school teacher, and attorney. Adrianne is currently a Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.

Adrianne Marshack

Adrianne is the proud, adoring, and overly affectionate Mom of Beckett, Cael, and their guardian angel Finn. Having experienced the pain of losing a child, Adrianne is committed to doing whatever she can to ensure that families with a child (or children) facing life threatening circumstances are empowered as advocates, educators, and caretakers. Her passion is helping children build and maintain strong, solid foundations that will help chart the course for happy, healthy, productive, and impactful lives, which somewhat explains her circuitous career path as a filmmaker, elementary school teacher, and attorney. Adrianne is currently a Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.

Heidi Ross Heidi is an avid cook and food enthusiast. After studying Nutrition at Arizona State university, she spent many years in the restaurant business and coordinating events. Becoming a mom of two daughters turned her passion for food into a mission to change the way we feed our kids. Seasonal and local foods are her focus. Heidi is the founder of FarmtoLunchBox and FlavorForager.  Why I love MaxLove: I am surrounded people passionately working towards the goal of happy, healthy kids. The families touched by cancer are a constant inspiration and motivation.

Heidi Ross

Heidi is an avid cook and food enthusiast. After studying Nutrition at Arizona State university, she spent many years in the restaurant business and coordinating events. Becoming a mom of two daughters turned her passion for food into a mission to change the way we feed our kids. Seasonal and local foods are her focus. Heidi is the founder of FarmtoLunchBox and FlavorForager. 

Why I love MaxLove: I am surrounded people passionately working towards the goal of happy, healthy kids. The families touched by cancer are a constant inspiration and motivation.

Courtney Collins Courtney is an illustrator and creative director of little junebugs, a children's crafting event company based in Los Angeles. She proudly leads MaxLove Project's Therapeutic Arts Program, as well as serving her third term on the MaxLove Project's Executive Board. Her favorite color is blue, her favorite accessory is the MaxLove Hope beanie and her favorite thing about being a part of the MaxLove Project is the Super community. You can read more about Courtney's MaxLove story here: http://katherineschwarzenegger.com/max-love-project/. 

Courtney Collins

Courtney is an illustrator and creative director of little junebugs, a children's crafting event company based in Los Angeles. She proudly leads MaxLove Project's Therapeutic Arts Program, as well as serving her third term on the MaxLove Project's Executive Board. Her favorite color is blue, her favorite accessory is the MaxLove Hope beanie and her favorite thing about being a part of the MaxLove Project is the Super community. You can read more about Courtney's MaxLove story here: http://katherineschwarzenegger.com/max-love-project/

 
Jacque Stubblefield Born and raised in Orange County, California, Jacque is a stay at home mom and part-time interior decorator. Her design career began when she was hired as a design producer on ABC’s television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”. For 6 years she traveled the country working on reality television shows. In July 2011 her and her husband welcomed their first child. Since then she has enjoyed staying home raising her kids. A few months before her daughter Audrey’s 2nd birthday, Audrey was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia. She endured 2 years of treatment and has been in remission for 3 and a half years. Since Audrey’s diagnosis Jacque has become passionate about childhood cancer awareness, whole-body wellness and the power of community.  She is so grateful for the MaxLove community and to now serve on the MaxLove team! Why I love Max Love: MaxLove Project is a community of hope for children and families facing childhood cancer. They have been a huge support for our family. Childhood cancer survivors face a lifetime of life-threatening health risks and they have stepped up to make a difference, we are so thankful! What I absolutely love most of MaxLove are all the incredible kids and families we serve. Their hearts of gold, strength and bravery inspire me everyday.

Jacque Stubblefield

Born and raised in Orange County, California, Jacque is a stay at home mom and part-time interior decorator. Her design career began when she was hired as a design producer on ABC’s television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”. For 6 years she traveled the country working on reality television shows. In July 2011 her and her husband welcomed their first child. Since then she has enjoyed staying home raising her kids. A few months before her daughter Audrey’s 2nd birthday, Audrey was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia. She endured 2 years of treatment and has been in remission for 3 and a half years. Since Audrey’s diagnosis Jacque has become passionate about childhood cancer awareness, whole-body wellness and the power of community.  She is so grateful for the MaxLove community and to now serve on the MaxLove team!

Why I love Max Love: MaxLove Project is a community of hope for children and families facing childhood cancer. They have been a huge support for our family. Childhood cancer survivors face a lifetime of life-threatening health risks and they have stepped up to make a difference, we are so thankful! What I absolutely love most of MaxLove are all the incredible kids and families we serve. Their hearts of gold, strength and bravery inspire me everyday.

Paula Gewertz Paula has spent more than half her life working in the nonprofit sector. After being introduced to MaxLove Project through her young son Dylan's friendship with SuperMax Wilford, she joined the team with the goal of applying her knowledge of outreach and development to benefit the fierce, resilient, and beautiful children and families that MLP serves. Having lost more than one sibling to cancer and related illnesses, Paula feels a special connection to the many SuperSibs who support their brothers and sisters in the fight.  Why I love MaxLove: I love MaxLove Project because every effort, every initiative, is designed with authentic joy and love to help empower families fighting cancer at a time in their lives when they are feeling absolutely powerless. I'm grateful to be part of helping these amazing humans stand back up and keep loving, hoping, and thriving against the odds.

Paula Gewertz

Paula has spent more than half her life working in the nonprofit sector. After being introduced to MaxLove Project through her young son Dylan's friendship with SuperMax Wilford, she joined the team with the goal of applying her knowledge of outreach and development to benefit the fierce, resilient, and beautiful children and families that MLP serves. Having lost more than one sibling to cancer and related illnesses, Paula feels a special connection to the many SuperSibs who support their brothers and sisters in the fight. 

Why I love MaxLove: I love MaxLove Project because every effort, every initiative, is designed with authentic joy and love to help empower families fighting cancer at a time in their lives when they are feeling absolutely powerless. I'm grateful to be part of helping these amazing humans stand back up and keep loving, hoping, and thriving against the odds.

Diana Costello Diana is a full time wife and mommy.  She and her husband Sloane have two wonderful, energetic kids, Hayden(10) and Emerson(7).  In her spare time she works 40 + hours a week as a Product Development and Sales Director for a private label accessory company headquartered in Los Angeles. She specializes in sourcing and producing fashion accessories for many brands and retailers across the nation.  After 30 years of living in Southern California Diana and her family took the leap and moved to the mountains outside of Boulder, CO.  Living in the great outdoors has given her the opportunity to have a renewed quality of life that is full of hiking, skiing, camping and spending more time with her family. She is compelled to do what she can to conquer childhood cancer whether it be by bringing a smile to a child's face or raising funds that will benefit alternative therapies and nutrition education. Why I love MaxLove: The aspect that I most love about MLP is the unwavering commitment to the well-being of children and families living with cancer. Bearing witness to the supportive community that MLP offers is inspirational. Having the opportunity and privilege of being part of this team is an honor.

Diana Costello

Diana is a full time wife and mommy.  She and her husband Sloane have two wonderful, energetic kids, Hayden(10) and Emerson(7).  In her spare time she works 40 + hours a week as a Product Development and Sales Director for a private label accessory company headquartered in Los Angeles. She specializes in sourcing and producing fashion accessories for many brands and retailers across the nation. 

After 30 years of living in Southern California Diana and her family took the leap and moved to the mountains outside of Boulder, CO.  Living in the great outdoors has given her the opportunity to have a renewed quality of life that is full of hiking, skiing, camping and spending more time with her family.

She is compelled to do what she can to conquer childhood cancer whether it be by bringing a smile to a child's face or raising funds that will benefit alternative therapies and nutrition education.

Why I love MaxLove: The aspect that I most love about MLP is the unwavering commitment to the well-being of children and families living with cancer. Bearing witness to the supportive community that MLP offers is inspirational. Having the opportunity and privilege of being part of this team is an honor.