Annual Report

2017 Annual Report - Leadership
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The American Lung Association is governed by a dedicated and diverse volunteer Board of Directors, and managed by an experienced team of staff who guide its lifesaving mission daily.

National Board of Directors
July 2016-June 2017

  • John F. Emanuel, JD
    Board Chair
  • Penny J. Schilz
    Vice Chair
  • Karin A. Tollefson, PharmD
    Vice Chair
  • Stephen R. O’Kane
  • Kathryn A. Forbes, CPA
    Past Board Chair
  • Linn P. Billingsley, BSN
  • Michael F. Busk, M.D., MPH
  • Larry Blumenthal
  • Cheryl A. Calhoun, CPA, MBA
  • Christopher Carney
  • Michael V. Carstens
  • Mario Castro, M.D., MPH
  • Sumita B. Khatri, M.D., M.S.
  • Robert K. Merchant, M.D., M.S.
  • Stephen J. Nolan, Esq.
  • Harry Perlstadt, Ph.D., MPH
  • Jane Z. Reardon, MSN, APRN, CS, AE-C
  • Al Rowe
  • Kathleen Skambis, JD
  • Jeffrey T. Stein, CFP, CRPS
  • Leticia W. Towns
  • Hanley H. Wheeler

    National and Regional Offices

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