The Board of Directors for the Swifty Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling Swifty’s vision of making a positive, targeted impact on the landscape of pediatric brain cancer research and developing the youth leadership of the organization.


Peter Clark, Ph.D

Director of Institute of Bioethics at Saint Joseph's University.

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Allen Gustafson

Michael's Dad and Board Chair

Woodridge, IL 60517

Ian Gustafson

Michael's Brother and Teach for America Teacher

Greenville, MS 38756

Patti Gustafson

Michael's Mom and Chief Operating Officer

Woodridge, IL 60517

Roger Hughes

Former Chief Executive Officer of Dontech, a division of R.R. Donnelly

Orland Park, IL 60462

Martine Nelson MD

Pediatrician Specializing in Adolescent Medicine

Lisle, IL 60532