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Our team is committed to providing the best experiences possible to our families. Learn more about us and what we do here at Children's Cancer Connection.

Jennifer Hines, Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 515.243.6239 ext.1101

As CEO, Jennifer helps lead Children’s Cancer Connection in fulfilling its mission to connect and care for families affected by childhood cancer. She works directly with volunteers, staff, and board members to promote the work of CCC in the community and build relationships that help further our mission.


Sarah Jungers

Sarah Jungers, Director of Development

Phone: 515.243.6239 ext.1117

Sarah connects donors to the programs and events at CCC to help them impact families affected by childhood cancer. She oversees development, events, and donor relations, traveling across the state as needed.


Bailey Moore, Director of Programs

Phone: 515.243.6239  ext. 1106

Bailey creates amazing experiences for children and their families affected by childhood cancer. She plans and schedules events for the families at the Hansen Home for Hope, as well as throughout central Iowa. She also serves as the main contact for both hospital communication and welcoming new families to CCC.

Jourdan Reed, Camp Director

Phone: 515.243.6239 ext. 1105

Jourdan helps create amazing opportunities for children and their families affected by childhood cancer to connect and grow together. She plans and schedules all of the Camp Heart Connection programs, as well as the Teen and LIT programs. She also serves as the main contact for the hospital regarding our My Journey Series program.

Summer Evans, Marketing & Communications Director

Phone: 515.243.6239 ext. 1113

Summer spends her days at CCC working to strengthen the brand, increase organizational awareness, and tell the stories of CCC and its benefactors. She oversees overall communications strategy, social media, website management, promotional materials, media relations and other functions which aim to further CCC’s mission, programs and events.


Christina McCleary, Events Manager

Phone: 515.243.6239  ext. 1114

Christina oversees all of our internal fundraising events like Camping the Night Away and Go Gold and Golf, and also partners with third-party Fundraising by Friend Events that support CCC. She loves hearing why people choose to support CCC and what makes this organization special to them.

Matthew Johnson, Development Manager

Phone: 515.243.6239  ext. 1116

Matthew communicates with donors, both individual and corporate, to help align their charitable giving with the various CCC programs. Being on the development team, his role also includes finding new fundraising opportunities, securing sponsorships and programmatic support, and helping with CCC’s fundraising events.

Jenny Harmeyer, Development Manager

Phone: 515.243.6239  ext. 1109

Jenny is responsible for securing sponsorships, donations, grants and other funding for programs, special events and ongoing Children’s Cancer Connection needs. She plays a key role in engaging the philanthropic community in the mission of Children’s Cancer Connection.


Ashley Middle

Ashley Middle, Accounting & Office Manager

Phone: 515.243.6239 ext. 1102

Ashley is responsible for handling the daily accounting functions and maintaining database and account software for Children's Cancer Connection. She is also takes on the day-to-day tasks of general office management. Ashley's work is key to ensuring CCC business functions properly while working toward the overall mission.


Cassidy Utesch, Programs Coordinator

Phone: 515.243.6239  ext. 1110

Cassidy works as a member of the Programs team to plan, organize, and implement all programs and events from start to finish. Her role also includes overseeing the Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships program.


Nadia Treichel, Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator

Phone: 515.243.6239

As Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator, Nadia designs a wide variety of marketing materials for CCC.  She assists with social media and website management and writes, designs, and distributes materials for programs and events. Nadia attends Drake University, studying graphic design, and works for CCC 15 hours per week!