Survivor Support

What’s more, we help burn survivors reclaim their identity and dignity. We believe each burn survivor is more than the sum of their scars, and that our work is instrumental to their holistic recovery.

In 1991, we launched our inaugural Camp Courage. A decade later, we opened our first Forever Courage House to provide housing support to survivors’ families while in recovery at the hospital. In March 2015, we moved to our current location at 1432 N. 7th Street in Phoenix, Arizona.


Chris Lutes, Board Chair

Shareholder, BeachFleischman

Jason Nelson, Secretary

Burn Survivor and Owner, Exhale PTSD Recovery

Suzette Doody, Treasurer

Attorney, Righ/Fitch Law Group


Diana Fischer (2023)

Director of Marketing Operations
Encompass Health
Rehabilitation Hospitals

Shelly Jamison (2021)

Assistant Chief
Phoenix Fire Department, Technology Division

Peter Pascu (2021*)

Executive Vice President
DWL Architects + Planners

Tom Aulman (2023)

48 Real Estate / Revelation RE

Dr. Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS (2023)

Burn Medical Director
Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery
Banner University Medical Center Tucson

Diane Kreisheimer Caruso (2021)

Nurse Practice Consultant
Arizona State Board of Nursing

Pat Andler (2022)

Business Owner
Fire Investigator

Kirk Strawn (2023)

Pop Healthcare

Kevin Ghaswala (2022*)

Mktg. Manager
Forever Living Products

Kevin N. Foster, MD, FACS (Burn Liaison)

Chief of Burn Services
Arizona Burn Center at Valleywise


Rex Albright


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Mik Milem

Chief Operations Officer

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Lori LeSueur Janik

Director of Client Care Services

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Kelsey John

Client Care Services Manager

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Krystin Bridges

Programs Manager: Community Outreach Education and Prevention Education

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Marissa Fabel

Programs Manager: Camps and Retreats

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Catherine Vitek

Development Manager

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Theresa Wilkinson

Office Manager

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