FPA’s mission is to serve those with neuropathic facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia, through patient support, education for patients and medical professionals, and by promoting research to find a cure.
In order to continue to deliver the information and assistance necessary, we have an excellent team made up of a dedicated, knowledgeable, and caring group of former TN patients and care-giving specialists.
John Koff, Chief Executive Officer
John brings more than 30 years of business experience to FPA. John has been a highly successful entrepreneur and is an expert in small business management and strategic development. He has been with FPA since 2006 and has been responsible for our economic stability and our increasing use of technology. John is a New York City native and holds graduate degrees from CCNY and Fordham University. He has lived in Florida for the past 25 years.
Nancy has owned and operated several successful businesses in Florida. As an independent business owner she honed her business and finance skills. Nancy works directly with the CEO; she oversees daily operations, maintains financial and business documents and coordinates FPA conferences and exhibits. Nancy brings a great deal of resourcefulness to the team.
Cindy is a face pain patient and former FPA board member. Through her own experience, as well as extensive research, Cindy has an in-depth understanding of neuropathic facial pain conditions, including trigeminal neuralgia. Cindy is an outstanding resource for both patients and healthcare providers.
Mitzi is the Administrative Assistant for FPA. Mitzi is the person who greets you when you call the national office, she does the data entry for FPA; tracking donations to the organization, constituent information and other association activities such as book purchases or conference registrations.
Pam is a retired RN, she provides patient support and contributes to the Quarterly Journal of the Facial Pain Association. With her medical background, she’s an excellent addition to the team, bringing resourcefulness and expertise to ensure we’re providing the most accurate information possible to those who need it.
Amy joined the team in September 2018 bringing with her over 20 years experience in non-profit
Development and Marketing. She was diagnosed with Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia in 2012 and
understands the debilitating effects of neuropathic facial pain.