Our Team Members

Introducing the Co-Founders of the Virtual Death Doula Network, Inc.

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  Andrea Sugar

Death Doula/VDDN Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Andrea (She/Her) is a Boulder, CO based doula. She is also a Reiki practitioner and life coach with a background in community mental health, addiction studies and suicide research. Andrea also has extensive experience working with veterans who have returned from war zones.  

andrea.sugar@virtualdeathdoula.net

 

  Daniel Shaw

  Death Doula/VDDN Co-Founder

  Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Daniel (He/Him) a death doula based in Portland, OR. Daniel is an Army veteran and served in the Middle East. Among other contributions to the VDDN, Daniel acts as the group's webmaster.

daniel.shaw@virtualdeathdoula.net

 

  Emily Cross

  Death Doula/VDDN Co-Founder

  Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)

Emily (She/Her) is a death doula, currently in the United Kingdom. Emily Cross started her death doula practice in 2017 in order to serve and uphold the wishes of the dying.

emily.cross@virtualdeathdoula.net

And the Doulas of the Virtual Death Doula Network, Inc.

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Willow Kelly

Death Doula

Willow (She/They) works as death doula in Virginia. She is also member of the National Home Funeral Alliance and acts as a home funeral guide with deep roots in community organizing, advocacy, facilitation and education.