The Board determines the Foundation's mission and strategic direction, sets policies, monitors progress toward goals, and provides oversight and accountability.
The Medical-Scientific Advisory Council (MSAC) is composed of thought leaders from multiple medical specialty areas related to lupus, including adult and pediatric rheumatology, nephrology, dermatology and epidemiology. The Council plays a critical role for the Foundation, advancing the science and medicine of lupus not only through work in research and advocacy, but also by supporting professional and patient education efforts, conducting peer-review of our funding opportunities, and developing evidence-based research programs that address urgent and unmet needs. Each MSAC member serves on one of the three sub-committees listed below. Learn more about the subcommittee roles.
The day-to-day affairs of the Foundation are led by a management team that possess years of experience in all aspects nonprofit organization operations.