412Thrive Board Members

Samantha Moatz

Samantha Moatz

Co-Founder

My name is Samantha Moatz, and I am a cofounder of 412Thrive, an advocate for ALL breast cancer fighters, and a super mom to two of the most special kids to ever exist.

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Christine Adamek

Christine Adamek

Co-Founder

My name is Christine Adamek, and I am a cofounder of 412Thrive. In 2009, on my birthday, I received the news that no one ever wants to hear: “You have cancer.”

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Bev Cwalina

Bev Cwalina

President

My name is Bev Cwalina. I am a wife and mother of two 20-something sons. I was first diagnosed with very early ...

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 Kevin Stemmler

Kevin Stemmler

Vice President

I taught college English (writing/film/gender/British literature) for thirty-two years. I was a faculty ...

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Cara Nash Snyder

Cara Nash Snyder

Board Member

Hello! My name is Cara Nash Snyder. I reside in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with my husband Jeremy and our two ...

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Christina Casciato

Christina Casciato

Board Member

Hi! My Name is Christina Casciato and I joined the board of 412Thrive because my dad battled cancer and underwent ...

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Therese Holzapfel

Therese Holzapfel

Board Member

Before joining 412Thrive, I volunteered with Reading for the Cure, an organization at my alma mater that ...

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Tara Lang

Tara Lang

Board Member

Although I am not myself a cancer survivor, several family members have battled and are still battling the disease.

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Kaitlynn Sass

Kaitlynn Sass

Board Member

I am currently a PhD candidate in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Literature and Criticism program.

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