Our Board of Directors

Nicole Bodlak Board Member

Nicole Bodlak, MBA

Development and Communications

Nicole Bodlak is a business development, communications, and reputation management strategist who partners with small business owners to develop creative avenues to engage customers with their brand and services. After spending over two decades serving in leadership positions of multi-million dollar corporations such as Florida Citrus Sports, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, UF Health/Shands and the University of Florida College of Medicine, Nicole is a leading expert in growing and retaining business.

Nicole is passionate about the mission of the Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation and is honored to serve on the Board of Directors. She is married to her wonderful husband Brandon and is a mother of two (one has two legs, one has four). Nicole holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a BS in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Central Florida.

Jessica Cornman Board Member

Jessica Cornman, DPT

Pediatric Physical Therapist

Jessica Cornman is a pediatric physical therapist passionate about helping children in their various medical battles. She is energetic, outgoing, and always tries to make things fun for the kids. Her hard work each and every day helps to bring a smile to the faces of many children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Jason and dog Zoe.
Coley Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Cole Dooley, MD


Cole is the president of the Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation, but most importantly Phoebe’s dad. Cole and Sarah Dooley founded the foundation after their daughter was diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor.

Cole originally hails from Peoria, Illinois. He holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, completed anesthesiology residency at the University of Florida, and a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He is now an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at UF Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Cole is passionate about our mission, not only to create a legacy for Phoebe, but also because his professional experience has revealed how much support families facing pediatric illnesses of all types really need.

Sarah Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Sarah Dooley, MD

Vice President

Sarah Dooley is the co-founder and Vice President of the Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation. She is originally from Newburgh, Indiana. She met Cole during her emergency medicine residency in Peoria, Illinois. Two years later, they got married. Sarah continued to practice Emergency Medicine until March 22,2016- the day Phoebe was diagnosed with DIPG. Despite devoting years to her medical career, her most favorite and most fulfilling job by far is being Phoebe’s mom. She is continually inspired by Phoebe’s strength, bravery, and ability to “live in the moment.” Sarah feels truly honored to establish a legacy for Phoebe through the foundation. By doing so, she hopes to help as many families and children as possible battling this horrid monster and others.

Coley Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Amanda Hooghuis

Friend of Phoebe

Amanda is a Gainesville native and a stay at home mom to two boys, Jackson and Liam, and wife to Will.  She attended the University of Florida and earned her M.Ed, followed by a 7 year teaching career before deciding to stay home.  Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, running, cooking, and being outdoors.  Amanda is passionate about raising awareness for pediatric cancer and helping to provide family support through the Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation. 

Coley Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Anne Martin, CPA


Anne serves as the Foundations treasurer. She is a CPA who has worked in public accounting and industry. In her five years at Deloitte & Touche, she audited banks, oil companies, local governments and non-profits. She has since worked in the craft publishing, cargo airline, and telecommunications industries. She currently works at AvMed Health Plans, Inc. in Gainesville, Florida. She is active in her church and enjoys traveling, genealogy, spending time with her three teen-agers, and cheering for the Texas Longhorns and the San Antonio Spurs.
Coley Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Stacey Steinberg, JD

Friend of Phoebe

Stacey is a legal skills professor at the University of Florida and an associate director for the Center on Children and Families. She is also a writer for On Parenting from The Washington Post where she explores parenting in the age of social media. Her research on children’s privacy on social media has been cited by news outlets around the world, including CNN, NPR, CBS News, The Atlantic, Slate, Consumer Reports. UNICEF cited Stacey’s research in their 2017 State of the World’s Children report, which focused on children in the digital world.

Stacey has spent her career working directly with children. Along with being a law professor and writer, she represents children in child welfare proceedings, giving them a voice in court as guardian ad litem. Prior to becoming a professor, Stacey was a prosecutor handling child abuses cases and cases involving sexual violence.

Stacey is also a photographer. In 2014, Stacey started the Shared Hope Project, offering free pictures to families with chronically ill children. Through the pictures, Stacey helps children and families see the beauty and love that surrounds them even during the most challenging of times. Stacey is honored to have been Phoebe’s photographer. She loved watching Phoebe interact with her parents, hear Phoebe tell knock-knock jokes, and see Phoebe’s face light up when she saw a four-legged friend.

Coley Dooley Co-Founder and Board Member

Crystal Whitmer

Friend of Phoebe

Crystal is a Florida native and mom to Grayson and wife to Kenton. Crystal met the Dooley’s while working with Cole. Through her work and Grayson’s activities, she has been very active in community service. Crystal has been very influential in helping the foundation with social media, as well as being an organizer of our community’s successful “Gainesville Goes Gold” Pediatric Cancer awareness campaign.

The mission of our organization is really so simple as helping other families
that are facing medical issues in their children.

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