Our Team

Every member of our team is dedicated to Kylie's cause. 


Bree Rowand aka "Kylie's Mama"

President & Founder

Bree Rowand found the Kylie Rowand Foundation in April 2015 after her only child and 2 year old daughter Kylie passed away from neuroblastoma. Before Kylie was diagnosed, she worked at a bank and enjoyed life as a family of three. Since Kylie’s passing, Bree has kept busy taking care of her two other children Lucas (2) and Bailey (1) and running the foundation full time. She is passionate about caring for other children with cancer and fighting for a cure.


Luke Rowand aka "Kylie's dada"

Advisory Member


Larry Olds aka "Kylie's Papa"

Advisory Member


Elaine Jacobson, CPA


Rachelle Vitale


Rachelle Vitale joined the KRF in May of 2015 as the Secretary and a Board of Directors member. She was born and raised in San Diego and attended SDSU, graduating magna cum lade with a BA in Art with an emphasis in Interior Design. Her focus is family, faith and friends. When is not planning workplaces, she is watching her sons play baseball or traveling with her husband Mario, oldest son Mario (10) and youngest son Vincenzo (7). Her passion is helping others by being a support system. 

Jennica Lawford

Volunteer Coordinator for the Love Like Kylie Program

 Jennica Lawford is a San Diego native. She has her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and her masters degree in Education. She is married to her husband Adam and they have a beautiful daughter named, Audrina (5). Since following Kylie’s journey, Jennica has become aware and passionate about helping the kids of KRF, while raising awareness and funds for a cure.