Krystal Weigl Joins Komen Missouri Board of Directors

Krystal Weigl Joins Komen Missouri Board of Directors

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Suzanne Fontaine
Susan G. Komen® Missouri
314-644-5400

sfontaine@komenmissouri.org

KRYSTAL WEIGL JOINS SUSAN G. KOMEN MISSOURI® BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 ST. LOUIS – July 29, 2019 – Krystal Weigl is the newest board member of the Missouri Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Komen Missouri Executive Director Suzanne Fontaine made the announcement today.

“We are really excited to welcome Krystal to our Board of Directors,” Fontaine said.  “Breast cancer has affected her family, so this cause is especially meaningful to her.  We’re thrilled that she’s bringing her passion, intelligence and enthusiasm to help advance our mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever.”

Weigl is an attorney, advocate and entrepreneur. Following her career in litigating on behalf of injured patients, she left private practice to begin a new initiative: making legal information accessible for entrepreneurs. She is the COO and co-founder of the tech platform, Legal GPS. She is a graduate of Illinois State University and Syracuse University College of Law.

She has been involved with Susan G. Komen since her pre-school days, participating in the Race for the Cure. More recently, she has participated in Komen Missouri’s Dine Out event and Komen’s annual Advocacy Day in Washington DC, served on the steering committee for the 2019 MORE THAN PINK Walk.

In addition to Weigl, several others continue their terms of service on the 2019-20 Komen Missouri Board of Directors including Jennifer Kingston (President), Renee Hall (Treasurer), Phyleccia Reed Cole (Secretary), Carrie Buchanan, Trina Claggett, Johanna Cox, Tracey Guthrie, Susan Kraenzle, Kim Merriman, Kelly Murrie, Georgia Posey and Randy Weller.

About Susan G. Komen® Missouri
Susan G. Komen Missouri is a local nonprofit organization on a mission to save lives by meeting the critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Komen Missouri is dedicated to meeting the breast health needs of the women, men and families in its 38-county Missouri/Illinois service area. Seventy-five percent of the organization’s net proceeds stays in the local community to fund breast cancer screening, breast health education and patient navigation and support services. The remaining 25 percent of net proceeds funds cutting-edge breast cancer research. For more information, visit www.komenmissouri.org or call 314-644-5400.

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