Christian John Lillis

Christian John Lillis is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy. As head of PLF, Christian has led six national convenings of C. diff Advocates, built a 50-person volunteer Advocates Council, coordinated the first-ever C. diff Lobby Day on Capitol Hill, and produced the first-ever public service announcement on C. diff infections. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognized PLF’s work with its Excellence in Partnership award for domestic advocates and organizations. Christian has 20 years of experience in fundraising, patient advocacy and nonprofit management, including being a staff member for the National LGBTQ Task Force, and NYU Langone Medical Center. A native Brooklynite, he lives in his Kensington neighborhood with his husband Chris and their beagle, Maggie Anne.

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