Meg McQuarrie

Co-Founder and Executive Director. Meg’s training is in environmental science and coastal geology. She started her career in the nonprofit sector, moved over to science research and then teaching before returning to her roots in nonprofit by founding the Elixir Fund. Meg has served on the board of the Vanguard Cancer Foundation and in her role as Executive Director of the Elixir Fund sits on the Hunterdon County Chronic Disease Coalition.

Tom Mazanec

Chair of the Board, Tom is a retired data processing professional with 38 years’ experience. Before joining the Elixir Fund Tom was the founder and president of the Mary Anne Mazanec Ovarian Cancer Foundation whose mission was to provide direct financial support to women with ovarian cancer. Tom’s experience as a caregiver to his wife, Mary Anne, who passed away in 2008 gives him insight into the challenges the Elixir Fund faces. With degrees in Mathematics and Finance and 12 years’ experience as a consultant and business owner, Tom is well-qualified to advocate for and to support the mission of the Elixir Fund.

Nancy Murphy

C0-founder, Chief Financial Officer, and Kevin’s friend since first grade, Nancy has been with the Elixir Fund since it was just a kernel of an idea. Nancy has been a caregiver to many friends and family who have dealt with cancer treatment. She has a BS in Management, with a concentration in Finance from Boston College. Nancy has decades of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors and has served most recently on the executive teams for several start up companies as the VP of People & Culture.

Kevin Manna

Secretary of the Elixir Fund.

Jenny Godnick

Jenny and Kevin were also childhood friends and that makes her involvement with Elixir even more special. Jenny helped form and has been a part of the “Team Kevin” Triathlon team. In addition she is a kidney donor and is passionate about organ donation awareness. She is a retired middle school counselor, and looks forward to continuing to be a part of all the great work Elixir does.

Elizabeth Miller

While not having had the opportunity to have met Kevin personally, Liz was inspired to join the Elixir Fund Board through stories of Kevin’s amazing spirit.  She has watched both friends and family members experience the difficulties of cancer treatment and is excited to be part of something dedicated to improving that experience.  Liz is currently the CFO of a manufacturing company, with a BS in Business Administration from The College of New Jersey and an MBA from Rider University.

Honorary Board Member


Carol & David DeLuise

David DeLuise

friend of Kevin’s, star of the Emmy Award Winning Disney show The Wizards of Waverly Place, and just all around wonderful supporter of the Elixir Fund.

(L to R) Tom Mazanec, Jenny Godnick, Meg McQuarrie, Elizabeth Miller, Nancy Murphy, Kevin Manna.