OUR TEAM

 We invite you to join our Thriving Pink movement dedicated to supporting the thousands of women diagnosed with breast cancer in our Davis community.  Our team of volunteers comes from breast cancer survivors (thrivers), community members, business owners, and health professionals.  Until there is a cure, we will work together to make a difference in the lives of those in our community that are battling this disease.

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Mary Liu

Executive Director

Mary is a local McDonald’s owner/operator in Woodland, Sacramento, and Solano County.  Upon graduating from law school, she worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Solano and Yolo County before her career in McDonald’s.  She actively supports many local organizations, including Ronald McDonald House Charities, Project Pink, and APAPA (Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association).  She has been inspired by her friendship with Ann Murray Paige to “Do What You Love” to embrace the local community.

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Leslie Hunter

Program & Development Director

Leslie has many years of experience organizing events and programs for our community.  She is dedicated to working with local elementary students, providing instructional reading and reading comprehension.  Leslie also currently is a Board Member for Davis Community Meals, and is Vice Chair for the Yolo County Health Council.

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Rose Cholewinski

Granting Pink Chair & Board Member

Rose is the owner of SwimAmerica in Davis, and has over 25 years of teaching and coaching experience with swimmers of all ages. She has a passion for supporting the local community through various organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, and Citizens Who Care. She is working with other committee members, including Krysten Cholewinski and Anita Glidewell, to review applications through the Granting Pink Program. She believes in sharing “positivity” with others, and has personally supported local breast cancer survivors/thrivers. She believes this local grant program will directly benefit many women in our community.

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Brelle Rohwer

President & Board Member

Brelle is a Realtor at Coldwell Banker and co-leads the Young Survivors Coalition which meets monthly at the Thriving Pink Office. As a breast cancer survivor/thriver, she is committed to reaching out to support others in our community. She enjoys yoga, skiing, and many outdoor activities with her two young sons. Brelle will be leading board meetings to ensure our programs focus on our mission and purpose. She is very excited to be a part of Thriving Pink and believes this local nonprofit can make a meaningful difference to help women in our community.

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Holly Davis Rodriguez

Flashing Pink Dance Coordinator

As a local fitness and zumba instructor, Holly has a passion for music and dance. She is a certified instructor at GetFit Davis, Swim & Fitness and Applegate Dance Studio.  She also works as a physical therapist at the oncology department at local hospitals.  She is a member of the Kaiser Committee to support the National Lymphedema Conference.  She is excited to lead the Flashing Pink, flash mob series, to support local breast cancer survivors/thrivers.  

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Laura Selby Murray

Board Member

Laura is a yoga instructor at FIT House, and a Realtor at Lyon Real Estate.  Through life’s challenges and breast cancer, she has much gratitude for the kindness of so many amazing friends in the Davis community.  Their support and love has been immeasurable and she would like to pay it forward.  She believes she made a difference in her beloved daughter’s path on this earth, as well as in her walk with others.  Laura will be a yoga instructor at the Renewal Retreat and she looks forward to supporting the thriving community of breast cancer survivors in our community.

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Jeri Dixon

Board Member

Jeri is an entrepreneur who owns her own business, Signature HomeStyles.  As a professional decorator, she embraces the beauty of life and her surroundings.  She’s also a true fan of nature and the great outdoors.

You’ll see her representing Thriving Pink at the local chamber and reaching out to businesses in the local community. She rallies for our Pink Team as an eleven year breast cancer survivor. “Seems like yesterday when I was first diagnosed. There are amazing people here who really care and support everyone. I’m now in a place where I can give back.”

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Raychel Kubby Adler

Vice-President & Board Member

Raychel, MPH, is a certified Wellness Coach, Writer/Author and a Fitness Instructor.As the founder of Choicepoint Wellness, she supports many local woman with breast cancer to find a way to live beyond their cancer diagnosis and create optimal health and wellness as a tool for survival.  She also shares her experiences as a “previvor” of breast cancer in her book,Life in Asymmetry, to be published in the fall of 2016.  Raychel will be serving as a workshop facilitator during the Renewal Retreat.

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Anita Glidewell

Board Member

Anita has worked as a nurse in the oncology field for over 26 years, starting out in a private oncology clinic and is now with the Sutter Infusion Center in Davis. She has a passion to give back to the local community, and is a four year survivor of breast cancer. She has participated in “Relay for Life” for the American Cancer Society, and wants to support the women in our community. She is “absolutely thrilled” to be supporting this local nonprofit. She will be serving as a committee member of the Granting Pink Program.

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Paulina Jacobs-Sanders

Treasurer & Board Member

Paulina is a twenty years resident of Davis who stayed after graduate school to raise her family. For several years, she owned the clothing boutique, Paulina’s, in Davis downtown. Having spent most of her volunteer efforts focused on her children’s activities, she is happy to be able to dedicate her time to Thriving Pink. She brings her business background and her heart to support our thriving community.

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Ellie Lo Fraser

Renewal Retreat Committee Member

Ellie lives in Davis with her family and is a physician specializing in general practice and internal medicine.  She believes in helping her patients reach their goals to achieve a healthy and active lifestyle.  During her free time, she enjoys biking to Farmers Market and around Davis with her three sons and husband. She will be serving as a volunteer at the Renewal Retreat.