Creating a paradigm shift requires trailblazers. The Quell Foundation is made up of a robust and active leadership that supports advocacy, education, and awareness.

Our Founder and Staff

Kevin Lynch founded The Quell Foundation in 2015. As the organization grew, Renee, Sarah and Chelsea joined Kevin to help oversee the day-to-day operations for a growing network of partners.

Kevin Lynch
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Renee Wilk
Executive Director
Sarah Marshall
Director of Marketing & Communications
Chelsea Trotter
Director of Scholarship Program

Meet the Board

The Quell Foundation is fortunate to have a dedicated and accomplished board membership with a wide range of expertise. Together, they’re helping change lives by shattering the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Board Members

Michael Brown, Esq.


Reba Dominski

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, U.S. Bancorp

Carrah Kalat

Vice President, Sales Enablement, Aetna Healthcare

Rob Rebak

CEO, Forefront Telecare Inc.

John Stanley

CEO, MOD Worldwide

Executive Advisory Board

Vito DiNisio

Retired, NYPD

Gus Giraldo

President, Commercial Markets, Magellan Healthcare

Bryan Johannes

Lieutenant at Hudson Fire Dept.

Farah Kauffman, MPH

Operations Manager, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Kathryn Metcalfe

Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Townley Peter, Psy.D, RYT

Oceanic Psychological Services

Lauren Szewczyk

Senior Vice President, Client Services Mindoula Health, Inc.

Chris VanNess

Retired, Yarmouth Police Dept.

Join the

Anyone can volunteer anywhere and anytime. Find out how you can help spread the The Quell Foundation’s mission all over the world!