Our Leadership

National Leaders

Kathryn A. Forbes, CPA
Chair

John F. Emanuel, JD
Vice Chair

Penny J. Siewert
Secretary/Treasurer

Ross P. Lanzafame, Esq.
Past Chair

Harold Wimmer
President and Chief Executive Officer

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2014-15 National Board of Directors

Linn P. Billingsley, BSN
Division Vice President, Kindred Healthcare, Nevada

Nevada

Michael F. Busk
System Executive, St. Vincent Health Wellness & Preventive Care Institute

Indiana

Cheryl Calhoun

Cheryl A. Calhoun, BA, MBA
Managing Director, CBIZ MHM, LLC

California

Chris Carney

Chris Carney
Vice President, Sales, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Pennsylvania

Michael V. Carstens
Vice President, Health Products, Physicians Mutual Insurance Co.

Nebraska

Mario Castro, M.D., MPH
Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine

Missouri

Arthur A. Cerullo, JD
Drummond & Drummond

Maine

John F. Emanuel, JD
Vice Chair

Vice Chair

Wisconsin

Kathryn A. Forbes, CPA
Chair

Chair

Pauline Grant, MS, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Broward Health, North Broward Medical Center

Florida

Sumita Khatri

Sumita Khatri
Co-Director Asthma Center, Cleveland Clinic

Ohio

Ross P. Lanzafame, Esq.
Past Chair

Past Chair

New York

Angela V. Mastrofrancesco
Senior Vice President, Comerica Bank

Florida

Robert Merchant

Robert Merchant, MD, MS
Billings Clinic

Montana

Stephen J. Nolan, Esq.
President, Law Offices of Stephen J. Nolan

Maryland

Stephen R. O'Kane
California

Harry Perlstadt, Ph.D., MPH
Michigan

Austin K. Pugh
Washington, District of Columbia

Jane Z. Reardon, MSN, APRN, CS, AE-C
Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist, Hartford Hospital

Connecticut

Penny J. Siewert
Secretary/Treasurer

Secretary/Treasurer

Wisconsin

Jeffrey T. Stein, CFP
Vice President, Peter M. Baker Agency, Inc.

Connecticut

Karin Tollefson

Karin A. Tollefson, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly and Company

Indiana

Leticia Towns

Leticia W. Towns
Senior Vice President, Regional One Health

Tennessee

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2013-14 Chairs Assembly

American Lung Association in California

David Pogue

David Pogue
Vice Chair

Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, CBRE

Susan S. Griffin, RPA, CPM, CCIM
Chair

Senior Property Manager, Cassidy Turley

California

American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

Jake Peltzman

Jake Peltzman
Vice Chair

Associate Administrator, Pediatrics, Nemours

Timothy P. Woodbridge
Chair

Vice President, Embassy Bank

American Lung Association of the Midland States

Kellie Hamilton

Kellie Hamilton
Vice Chair

Leslie Newman
Chair

King, Deep and Branaman

American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific

Ted J. Zurcher
Chair

Patty Ginsburg
Vice Chair

Buster Consulting & Communications

American Lung Association of the Northeast

Jonathon K. Rosen
Vice Chair

Impact Communications

Kent S. Booraem
Chair

State Farm Insurance

American Lung Association of the Southeast

Michael J. Hoffman
Vice Chair

William Cook
Chair

American Lung Association of the Southwest

Geri Reinardy, MPA
Chair

Caroline Moassessi
Secretary/Treasurer

American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest

Al Rowe
Chair

Steven T. Mielke
Vice Chair

Assistant Treasurer, Johnson Controls

Jack Schapiro

Jack Schapiro
Vice Chair

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National Office Senior Staff

Harold Wimmer
President and Chief Executive Officer

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Neil Ballentine
Vice President, Digital Strategy/Information Technology

Paul Billings
Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Education

Alana Burns
Vice President, Signature Cause Campaign

Rusty Burwell
Vice President of Governance

Sally Draper

Sally Draper
Vice-President of Development

Karen Engstrom
Vice President, CRM

Susan Rappaport
Vice President, Research & Health Education

Chaunda Roseborough-Smith

Chaunda Roseborough-Smith
Vice President, Communications & Marketing

Laura Scott, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

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Charter Association Chief Executive Officers

American Lung Association of
the Mid-Atlantic

Deborah Brown
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific

Renee Klein
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Southeast

Martha Bogdan
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest

Lew Bartfield
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Midland States

Barry Gottschalk
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Northeast

Jeff Seyler
President and CEO

American Lung Association of the Southwest

Bill Pfeifer
President and CEO

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