Meet the Board

Tammy is passionate about helping those with EDS and related disorders since watching her mother suffer and then pass away in 2004 without ever knowing the cause of her ailments. In 2009, Tammy was diagnosed with what is formerly called "Type 2" or Mild Classical Type of EDS. She has attended 2011 and 2012 EDNF Conferences, the 2016 Ehlers Danlos Society Global Learning Conference, and EDS Wellness’ “Wellapalooza” Integrative Health and Wellness Conference in 2017. She is the creator and administrator for Ehlers-Danlos & Joint Hypermobility on Facebook, which currently has over 600 members. Tammy went to school for Healthcare Management so she could help others with EDS. She graduated magna cum laude in 2016, and soon after she was elected to the Board of Directors for Ehlers-Danlos Network CARES. In the past, she had been a successful Entrepreneur and salon owner for over 9 years.

Tammy Kosbab

Founder & President

Tammy is passionate about helping those with EDS and related disorders since watching her mother suffer and then pass away in 2004 without ever knowing the cause of her ailments. In 2009, Tammy was diagnosed with what is formerly called "Type 2" or Mild Classical Type of EDS. She has attended 2011 and 2012 EDNF Conferences, the 2016 Ehlers Danlos Society Global Learning Conference, and EDS Wellness’ “Wellapalooza” Integrative Health and Wellness Conference in 2017. She is the creator and administrator for Ehlers-Danlos & Joint Hypermobility on Facebook, which currently has over 600 members. Tammy went to school for Healthcare Management so she could help others with EDS. She graduated magna cum laude in 2016, and soon after she was elected to the Board of Directors for Ehlers-Danlos Network CARES. In the past, she had been a successful Entrepreneur and salon owner for over 9 years.
 
Linda Stapleford Bluestein, M.D., says:
"Tammy Kosbab, co-founder of EDS Wisconsin, Inc., is extremely passionate about serving patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders.  Driven to improve the lives of patients in Wisconsin, Tammy works tirelessly and with great compassion.  As a physician, I greatly appreciate Tammy's organizational and communication skills as well as her dedication to bridging the gap between patients and healthcare providers. I have found Tammy to be reliable, caring and enthusiastic.  It has been a true pleasure working with Tammy Kosbab and EDS Wisconsin Inc."
Steve is a successful entrepenuer: Fishing Hot Spots, Inc., Fishidy, EDS Wisconsin, and others.  He has served on numerous Boards and Committees in business and educational settings. He is a family oriented person who has a personal and passionate connection to EDS.

Steve Swierczynski

Vice President & Treasurer

Steve is a successful entrepenuer: Fishing Hot Spots, Inc., Fishidy, EDS Wisconsin, and others. He has served on numerous Boards and Committees in business and educational settings. He is a family oriented person who has a personal and passionate connection to EDS.

Tsilos graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 2007 from UW Madison Law School. She also graduated with double majors from UW Milwaukee with Honors. Tsilos has family members who have been diagnosed with EDS.  She has been diagnosed with Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder, and related conditions Sjogren’s & Psoriatic Arthritis Mutilans. She is currently the owner of Subwiches restaurant in the Wausau Metro Area.

Tsilos "Jewels" Schoener

Secretary

Tsilos graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 2007 from UW Madison Law School. She also graduated with double majors from UW Milwaukee with Honors. Tsilos has family members who have been diagnosed with EDS. She has been diagnosed with Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder, and related conditions Sjogren’s & Psoriatic Arthritis Mutilans. 

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