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Brandon's Defense Board of Directors


Julie Gordon, Brandon's Mother, Founder & President.  Julie is responsible for all of the accounting, administrative work, website maintenance, fundraisers and execution of services.  


Tammy Zuker, Director.  Tammy has served on the Board of Directors since the foundation was incorporated and assists with administrative work.   


Angela Montie, Treasurer.  Angela has served on the Board of Directors since the foundation was incorporated and assists with administrative work as well as fundraisers. 


Jamie Baldwin, Secretary.  Jamie has served on the Board of Directors since 2010 and helps with fundraisers, updates social media sites and is the liaison with the foundation and Michigan State University athletes that are introduced to pediatric cancer patients at Sparrow Hospital. 


Marissa Oakley, Brandon's Sister & Director.  Marissa joined the Board of Directors in 2015.  Marissa helps with all the fundraisers and execution of services.  


Karen Crabb, Brandon's Auntt & Director.  Karen has filled the snack box and toy chest at Michigan State Oncology Clinic since May 2009, assuring there is always snacks available for the kids.  Karen also organizes the Golf for Gordie event every year.  


In addition to our Board of Directors Brandon's Defense has several other key people that have helped from day one and play a significant role in making what we do possible.  All of our initiatives are accomplished by the generosity of volunteers.  


Don and Marilyn Williams, Brandon’s Grandparents.  Don and Marilyn solicite donations for several months out of the year to make our fundraisers very successful.  They attend the events and do whatever is needed to bring awareness to childhood cancer and fulfill the foundations initiatives. Sadly we lost "Gramps: 6/22/2022. 


Jane Arnold, Brandon's Aunt.  Jane helps out with all fundraising events and the execution of the foundations initiatives.   


Mary & Matt Maher, Brandon's Aunt and Uncle.  Mary and Matt delivered bags to Detroit Children's Hospital for newly diagnosis patients and also help with all fundraising events.  


Chuck Williams, Brandon's Uncle.  Chuck helps with corporate and event sponsorship and all fundraising events. 


Cynthia Meteyer, our nurse coordinator at Sparrow Hospital.  Cindy works directly with us to get us patient referrals, keeps stock of family bags and is our go to person for completing all of our missions at Sparrow Hospital. 


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