Team Telomere's mission is to provide information and support services to families worldwide affected by Dyskeratosis Congenita and Telomere Biology Disorders, to encourage the medical community’s research in finding causes and effective treatments, and to facilitate improved diagnosis by educating medical providers.
Erik's wife, Jordan, & her family, have long suffered from Dyskeratosis Congenita, a rare disease that impairs bone marrow function. Although there is no cure for the disease, Erik & Jordan continue to show support to the cause in hopes of a cure in the future.
To watch a short video (5m) about telomere's and Dyskeratosis Congenita, click here.
Be The Match®
In addition to Team Telomere, Erik & Jordan are involved with Be The Match®. Over the past 25 years, Be The Match®, operated by The National Marrow Donor Program®, has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. In addition to helping patients find their life-saving marrow donors, they provide support both emotionally & monetarily through-out the entire process.
In 2015, Jordan & Erik hosted the first Be The Match® 5K in Ventura County, raising over $17,000 to support the marrow registry program.
Visit www.bethematch.org for more information about how you can take strides to ending blood cancer.
Aviation Museum of Santa Paula
Since 2011, Erik has been a Director and Officer on the board at the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula, volunteering his time to assist with the preservation of the Santa Paula Airport's history in addition to sponsoring and assisting with multiple events the airport museum conducts throughout the year. Erik's late father, Douglas, had his business stationed at the Santa Paula Airport for many years & it's safeguarding is important to the Dullenkopf Family.
Financial Planning Association of Ventura County
The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the principal membership organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals*, educators, financial services providers and students who seek advancement in a growing, dynamic profession. The primary aim of FPA is to elevate the profession that transforms lives through the power of financial planning.
Erik has been a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), since 2015. He has served in a Director capacity in addition to serving on the Programs Committee for the Ventura County FPA.
As Yosemite National Park’s primary philanthropic partner, the Yosemite Conservancy® is dedicated to preserving the park and enriching the visitor experience. Donors have funded grants for trail and habitat restoration, wildlife management, historic preservation and other high-priority efforts in Yosemite, resulting in more than 640 completed projects to date.
Erik & Jordan have been traveling to Yosemite since early in their relationship and love it so much, their son's middle name is 'Ansel' after famous Yosemite photographer, Ansel Adams.