Directors & Executives


Sonja Banks, Chief Executive Officer

Sonja has over 25 years of experience in nonprofit administration with a diverse background in organizational leadership, capacity building, and human relations. She is coming to us from a Senior Advisor position at the National Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) serving as an expert and liaison in community relations, program development, and strategic relationship management. She has also been the Principal Investigator for the organization’s $17.4 million Newborn Screening Program overseeing fiscal & contractual management, outreach development, as well as a 15-state capacity building project.