The Board of Directors of Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus is dedicated to ending lupus. Their passion to help move our organization forward to support the mission and vision and make a difference for those with lupus is immeasurable. This commitment, knowledge, and expertise will continue to ensure the sustainability and vitality of the organization.


Susan Payseno

Susan Payseno brings to Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus more than 30 years of human resources and labor relations experience in both the private and public sectors. She was Vice-President of GPI, a management consulting firm in Eugene, OR, where she worked with a variety of wood products industry clients. Susan served in human resources and labor relations positions at several State of Oregon agencies. She is recognized for her knowledge of employee relations and her ability to develop strategies and solutions to client management issues. Susan holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Portland State University and a Bachelor’s in Social Science from Western Oregon University.  She has led several employee relations compliance and best practices initiatives for Kaleidoscope. She continues to provide such guidance and direction in this area. Susan has a family member with lupus.


Greg BW

Greg Dardis

Greg has held many positions and taught at Marylhurst since 2003, primarily in the areas of environmental and health sciences.   Greg is currently a board member and chair of the Conservation Committee of the Columbia Land Trust, a nonprofit organization devoted to innovatively conserving wildlife habitat, working farms and forestlands in the lower Columbia Basin.  Greg is very interested in the medical field’s research in autoimmune diseases and how to best translate this information to the general public.