Staff

Amanda M. Ferguson, M.A.

Executive Director

Amanda was named Surgery on Sunday's executive director in May 2017. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration of the program, including community outreach, public relations, marketing, volunteer recruitment, and fundraising.  She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Kentucky and an M.A. in Psychology from Vanderbilt University. Amanda and her husband, Todd, live in Lexington with their three children.

Gaby Dawson

Volunteer Coordinator

Gaby joined Surgery on Sunday as volunteer coordinator in May 2018. She is responsible for credentialing and training volunteers, assigning them for surgery days, and keeping their records up to date. She also helps with the scheduling of patients, medical recordkeeping, and quality assurance procedures. A native of Venezuela but a long-time Lexingtonian, she brings many years of legal and medical office experience to our program. Gaby lives in Lexington with her husband, Jack. They have two children in college.

Tony Reyes, Certified Medical Interpreter

Interpreter Coordinator

Tony Reyes was named interpreter coordinator in September of 2015. Tony has been the lead medical interpreter for Surgery on Sunday since inception in 2005. In addition to surgery days, he assists with pre-operative calls and appointment confirmations with surgeons. Tony is responsible for ensuring qualified medical interpreters are on the bedside with patients during surgery days to ensure terminology and understanding is communicated properly to the medical providers and patients.