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.

Mary Everist, President
Gorham Bradley, Co-Vice President
Jo Ikelheimer, Co-Vice President
Suzanne Kirby, PhD, Treasurer
Jody Montrie, M.Ed, LCMHCS, Secretary
Anna M. Lutz, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Jennifer Schoolfield, MA

Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED
Kendra Gaffney, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Dianna Goodman, Founder
Preeti Patel Matkins, MD, FAAP, FSAHM

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
Naomi Katz, 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
Kendra Gaffney, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Kathryn Gantt, MHS, RD, LDN
Christy Maloney, RD, LDN, CEDRD
Jody Montrie, M.Ed, LPCS
Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN
Shannon Worley, LCSW, LISW-CP
Lindsey Yemc, MS, RD, LDN