Speakers
Somer Love
Somer Love
Somer was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 11 months in 1980. She tries to live each day to the fullest by keeping her hopes high and dreams big. Somer is an active advocate in the CF community, and created Love To Breathe® in 2001 to educate and raise awareness about cystic fibrosis and spread love whenever she can. Follow Somer on LoveToBreathe.com.

Julie Riedy
Julie Riedy
Julie – who loves traveling, running and cooking – is a longtime CF advocate. She adventures with her husband, Chad, who has CF, and their two sons in Alexandria, Virginia. Julie works to spread her positive outlook in daily living as well as in her long-term perspective. You can find her cheering on her kids, laughing with friends, sitting near Chad as he does treatments, or on social media at @julieriedy on Instagram and @julie_riedy on Twitter.

Drew Strube
Drew Strube
Drew Strube is the parent to a child, Major, with CF. He and his wife, Jaci, have been avid advocates in the CF community since Major’s diagnosis at 7 days old. As the Co-chair for Advocacy from the state of Iowa, Drew focuses on fundraising and advocating to his senators and representatives in Washington, D.C., on behalf of all of those affected by CF. You can follow him on Facebook and Instagram at @strube_strength, or contact him via email at andrew.strube@gmail.com.