TRIO National News Archive

  • New TRIO pinThe new TRIO pins have been mailed out!  If you are registered as a dues paid 2010 or 2011 member, your chapter has a pin in your name.  Members-at-large should have received their pins in the mail in September.  Wear your TRIO pin proudly and invite others to join your chapter and our cause to save lives through organ donation. Questions can be sent to Sylvia Leach at the TRIO office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Pins are also available for sale for $5/ea at that same address.

  • (updated 7/27/11) TRIO Scholarships<--  click here to see the list of available scholarships.  Applications for the 2011 TRIO Scholarship closed on June 30th.  Awards will be announced this Fall.

  •  TRIO focus on youth: new Youth Circle leadership announced - see co-leaders Bill Coon and  Mary Wu's stories (and books) then read our growing list of youth transplant stories, including that of our newest member, Julie Bonn.  Also, check out Youth Circle member, Mary Wu's book in the making linked on her story page.  Mary Wu is also a featured writer on the NKF web site in an article on Medicine Compliance 

    Participate in the new Q&A youth forum.  Also, this team is looking into hosting a series of employment seeking workshops by audio conferencing to help young transplant recipients who are looking for employment, hoping to provide a resource for sharing both practices that have succeeded as well as those to avoid.  If you are interested, send a note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will put you on the mailing list for when it is launched.  And don't miss the many scholarship opportunities on our Scholarships web page.

  • TRIO's "Transplant Presentation Library" continues to  expand with new releases now through July 2011 - click on this title to check out the updated program listing AND a long list of scheduled future programs
  • Latest book review added: see review of "After the Diagnosis"  (<-- click on title) new paperback                                    edition
    • TRIO 2010 Leadership Summit noted in Sept-Oct UNOS UPDATE bi-monthly magazine

    • TRIO Elects National Board officers for 2011 
      Please offer your support and congratulations to our new 2011 TRIO Board officers who took office to serve you at the Oct 23rd Annual national board meeting:
      President: Jim Gleason
      VicePresident: Elizabeth Rubin
      Secretary: Susan Pincus
      Treasurer: Mark Jackson

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