Matthew A. Baxter (In Memoriam)

Founding Trustee

Lyme, CT

Mathew A. Baxter was born in 1942 and died peacefully in 2022.  He resided in Lyme, Connecticut at the time of his death and also loved many years in New York City.  He had a BA in philosophy from Yale University and received an MBA from Amos Tuck School at…

Andrew Peters, RN

Executive Director

The Cunniff-Dixon Foundation

Andrew Peters earned his BA from Middlebury College and received his BSN from New York University School of Nursing. He has been involved with the Cunniff-Dixon Foundation since 2008, originally working under CDF’s late Executive Director Robert Martensen. Along side his passion for the Foundation, Andrew has…

Clark Harvey, Jr. Esq.


Hospice of the Western Reserve

Clark Harvey, Jr earned his BA from Yale University and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Mr Harvey has been the director of the Hospice of the Western Reserve for 16 years and has been on the board of the Cunniff-Dixon Foundation since 2007.

Stephen H. Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D.

Regional Vice President and Chief Medical Officer East Bay Region

Sutter Health

Dr. Stephen H. Lockhart, M.D., PhD, has been Chief Medical Officer of Sutter Health Network since January 2015. Before that, Dr. Lockhart served as the Chief Medical Officer for East Bay Region and Anesthesiologist at Sutter Health Network and as the Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President of the St.

Dr Dellon is an assistant professor of pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was the recipient of the 2010 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Award in the early-career category.  She is one of the few pediatric pulmonologists in the Southeastern United States caring…

John is a close friend of Andy Baxter and fellow Alumnus of Yale University.  He went on to get his J.D. at The University of California Berkeley in 1968 followed by work with the Ford Foundation Grant for legal research in Europe.  John established himself as a Parter for 43…

Richard Payne, MD, was a Professor of Medicine and Divinity at Duke Divinity School, Duke University and the Esther Colliflower Director of the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life.  Prior to his appointment at Duke, Dr. Payne was Chief, Pain and Symptom Management Section, Dept. Neurology M.D.