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  • FY15 Annual Report Leadership

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 Leaders

Board of Directors

Chairs Assembly

  • Larry Blumenthal
    Board of Directors and Regional Relations Committee
    Dignity Health, Cave Creek, Arizona
  • Cheryl A. Calhoun, CPA, MBA
    Board of Directors and Audit and Risk Oversight Committee Chair
    Managing Director, CBIZ MHM, LLC, California
  • Mario Castro, M.D., MPH
    Board of Directors, Scientific Advisory Committee Chair, ACRC Principal Investigator, Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel
    Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri
  • John Cloud, JD
    American Lung Association, Midland States Region
  • John F. Emanuel, JD
    Board of Directors Chair and Executive Committee Chair
    Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell LLP, Wisconsin
  • Mike Fenello
    American Lung Association, Mountain Pacific Region
  • Kathryn A. Forbes, CPA
    Past Board of Directors Chair and Governance Committee Chair
    Vice President Administration, Electric Applications, Inc., Arizona
  • Patty Ginsburg
    American Lung Association, Mountain Pacific Region
  • Kelly Hamilton
    American Lung Association, Midland States Region
  • David G. Hill, M.D.
    Board of Directors, Northeast Regional Board Chair, Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel
    Director of Clinical Research, Waterbury Pulmonary Associates, Connecticut
  • Michael J. Hoffman
    American Lung Association, Southeast Region
  • Eric J. Holshouser
    American Lung Association, Southeast Region
  • Mark Johnson
    American Lung Association in California
  • Sumita Khatri, MD, MS
    Board of Directors and Public Policy Committee Chair
    Co-Director Asthma Center, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
  • Craig Litle
    Secretary/Treasurer
    American Lung Association in Oklahoma
  • Todd Mahr, MD
    American Lung Association, Upper Midwest Region
  • Steven T. Mielke
    American Lung Association, Upper Midwest Region
  • Stephen J. Nolan, Esq.
    Board of Directors
    President, Law Offices of Stephen J. Nolan, Maryland
  • Stephen R. O'Kane
    Board of Directors Secretary/Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
    Health Care Consultant, California
  • Jake Peltzman
    American Lung Association, Mid-Atlantic Region
  • David Pogue
    Chair
    American Lung Association in California
  • Jonathon K. Rosen
    American Lung Association, Northeast Region
  • Penny J. Schilz
    Board of Directors and Regional Relations Committee Chair
    Owner, Quilt-agious, Wisconsin
  • Anthony A. Vasile, D.O.
    American Lung Association, Mid-Atlantic Region

Senior Staff

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