Sisters Network® Inc board of directors functions to govern and advise in our efforts to educate, empower and support the African American woman’s breast cancer movement.
Karen Jackson is Founder & CEO of Sisters Network® Inc (SNI), realizing her true life mission to educate, empower and support the African American woman’s breast cancer movement. Under her direction, the organization has implemented nationally recognized outreach initiatives including the only annual national African American breast cancer accredited conference. From advocate to highly sought speaker, Jackson is in demand for her personal insight and has received numerous honors and rewards on the national, regional and local levels. Jackson attended Morgan State University. She is married to Kyle Scott Jackson, has one adult child, Caleen and two granddaughters, Brianna and Alexis.
Bettie Eubanks joined the board in January 2003. She is president and managing partner of the Viewpoint Group based in Florida. Eubanks brings an extensive marketing background to Sisters Network having been Director of Marketing for 15 years at IBM. An artist at heart, Eubanks signature image was the commissioned lithograph entitled “Sisters” which truly reflected her artistic message of sisterhood and life. Her collection has been exhibited throughout the northeastern and southern regions of the United States. Eubanks received her BA from Jersey City State University and is a Newark School of Fine Arts Scholar. She and her husband, Richard Eubanks, Sr., have two adult children, Richard Jr., and Catherine.
John L Green, CPA, Ph.D., JD joined the board in 2005. Attorney Green established his accounting and legal practice in Houston in 1974. The firm specializes in areas of law for accounting and income tax. He brings invaluable knowledge of non profit law and required accounting practices.
Camille Cash, M.D. is board certified in both general and plastic surgery. She is the only African American female in the State of Texas with this distinction. A significant portion of Dr. Cash’s practice is dedicated to reconstruction of the breast which allows her to routinely heal both the body and spirit. Her board commitment is to increase awareness of breast reconstruction and to help all women access this aspect of breast cancer survivorship. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She received her BS degree from Howard University, magna cum laude, and earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr Cash is married to Rodrick Lowe and they have four children, Lauren Shelby, Kennedy Camille, and Christopher Delano Lowe.
Bertie Ford, RN, MS is a clinical oncology specialist with Genentech BioOncology. She has served on a variety of boards in the past including the ACS, (Franklin County Unit), the National Cancer Policy Board, the Diversity Strategic Planning Committee of NSABP and a few others. She has been most active in the Oncology Nursing Society on a local, regional and national level. She co-chaired the EDICT project team (Edict= Eliminating Disparities in Clinical Trials) for patient navigation. Her most recent appointment was to the program committee for the Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials ENACCT. She was an editor and author of the Manual for Clinical Trials Nurses, 2nd edition. She has conducted numerous presentations in healthcare disparities. Her recognitions include the Pearl Moore Making a Difference Award, a distinguished award of the National Oncology Nursing Society. Ms Ford is a graduate of the Ohio State University.
Judy Foston is president and founder of Foston International, a full service multi-media company founded in 1984. After working for Fortune 500 companies nationally in sales and marketing, Foston has developed a track record spanning over 30 years in the media, community, sales, marketing, public relations, and advertising. She has created and produced a host of shows and created and executive produced Sammy Davis, Jr. Awards TV Show for 10 years aired the NBC Affiliate. She formed an alliance with R.W. Productions, who develops and produces compelling content for the Entertainment and Corporate Industries. Foston was president of Variety-The Children’s Charity of Houston for three years and has received many awards and recognition nationally for her work in her field and the community.
David Trexler, Vice President, Oncology Business Unit, Eisai Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Trexler, a 25-year veteran in pharmaceutical industry with both sales and marketing leadership responsibilities across multiple therapeutic areas, includes 10 years in the commercial oncology field. Trexler is a member of Eisai Executive Committee and reports directly to the COO and is currently responsible for the Oncology Business Unit with over 150 commercial associates and $700 M in sales. Trexler is also a board member of the Health Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) representing Eisai.