The Beyond Type 1 Leadership Council serves to support the mission of the organization through active involvement on a variety of committees which include: Advocacy, Ambassador, Content, Diversity, Fundraising, Outreach, Programs and Scientific Advisory. The Leadership Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors and Staff. Members of the Leadership Council come from a variety of backgrounds, but are uniformly focused on ways that the organization can continue to grow, improve, and better serve those impacted by diabetes with a direct voice in the organization’s activities and priorities. 

Leadership Council Members

Founding Friends

Loren + Mike Gordon  |  Amy + John Griffin  |  Cathie + Pitch Johnson | Gisel + Omid Kordestani

Kate + Gregg Lemkau  |   Leslie + William McMorrow  |  Jennifer + John Nordstrom 

Otis Booth Foundation  |  Regina + John Scully

Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is the governing body for Beyond Type 1, providing ultimate oversight for all organization activities and affairs. The Board of Directors work closely with the Staff and Leadership Council to ensure alignment with the organization’s mission and strategic goals, as well as the long-term sustainability and success of the organization.MORE

The Team


Meet the Beyond Type 2 team in charge of the day-to-day operations for the organization. We’re passionate about working with and serving the community, providing resources and support to everyone affected by diabetes. MORE