Who We Are

Developing and connecting resources to assist and advocate for those impacted by eating disorders.

CRC for ED is a widely identified and trusted hub for eating disorder prevention and support. We are committed to promoting healthy relationships with food, movement, and body image; eliminating stigma; and fostering acceptance and healing.

Guiding Principles:
  • Hope:  We believe that recovery is possible.
  • Compassion:  We understand the complexity of eating disorders and provide services with sensitivity and care.
  • Diversity:  We strive for a culture that is inclusive.
  • Integrity:  We provide quality programming and accurate information, and we safeguard the confidentiality of those who access our services.
  • Collaboration:  We are most effective when individuals, families, professionals, and the community are invested and aligned.

Executive Committee
Mary Everist, President
Suzanne Kirby, PhD, Treasurer

Gorham Bradley
Jo Ikelheimer
Laurie Knowles
Anna M. Lutz, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Jody Montrie, M.Ed, LPCS
Carolyn McCarter Wood, LCSW, LCAS

Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED
Kendra Gaffney, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Dianna Goodman, Founder
Dee Dee Jones

Fundraising, Chair – Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN / Vice-Chair – Naomi Katz
Finance, Chair – Tim Flora, CPA, CIA
Board Development, Chair – Suzanne Kirby, PhD

Simone Seitz, Executive Director
Ellise VanGilder, Program Assistant

2019 Awareness & Fundraising Breakfast Video
2018 Awareness & Fundraising Breakfast Video

WNCW Radio Interview
The Laurel of Asheville Interview

Impact Reports

Support Group Leaders 

Catherine Beck, MS, RD, LDN
Alison Cross, LPC, CPCS, CEDS-S
Sandra Dowd, MMHC, NCC, LPCA  (FSG)
Kendra Gaffney, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Kathryn Gantt, MHS, RD, LDN
Kristen Keathley, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Mary Monaghan, LCSW, LCAS, CCS-I
Jody Montrie, M.Ed, LPCS
Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN
Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN
Michelle Shelfer, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Carolyn McCarter Wood, LCSW, LCAS (FSG)
Shannon Worley, LCSW, LISW-CP
Lindsey Yemc, MS, RD, LDN