Marilynne Seguin, R.N., has worked in general and private duty, intensive care and hospital administration. She is the author of textbooks dealing with legal and ethical aspects of nursing, and has published widely on many areas of caring for terminally-ill patients. She is a founding member and Executive Director of Dying with Dignity.
Cheryl K. Smith is special counsel for the Oregon Right to Die Society, as well as Director, Government Services for the Oregon Rehabilitation Association. She was Staff Attorney for the Hemlock Society for four years and has written extensively on the legal aspects of assisted suicide. She has a Juris Doctorate, with Distinction, for the University of Iowa College of Law and a B.S., Health Information Administration from Seattle University.