Board Members

The American Lung Association in Arizona counts on local area board members to:
• Raise the profile of the American Lung Association in the communities we serve;
• Increase resources to fund local programs and services; and
• Advocate for lung health through public policy initiatives.

The area-Board is represented on the American Lung Association of the Southwest corporate Board of Directors as provided in the Bylaws of the American Lung Association of the Southwest.


Larry Blumenthal, Chair
CFO, Goodnight Pediatrics

Susan Cordier
COO, Care 1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc

Kristen Torres
Campus Director, Pima Medical Institute

Alan Crawford
Quality Specialist, Clinical Performance Assessment and Improvement (CPAI), Banner Desert Medical Center

Derek Strader
Director of Surgical and Cardiopulmonary Services, Cancer Treatment Centers of American

Lynn Rosenbach
CEO, Banner Home Care

Jeff Garbe
Executive adviser Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, CVS Health

Cherri Marrese
General Manager, Air Conditioning by Jay

Lanre Kolawole
Pharmacy District Coordinator, Fry’s Food and Drug Stores

Edward Salanga
Attorney, Quarles & Brady, LLP

David Sanderson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Mayo Clinic of Arizona

Grant Smedley
Manager, Environmental Policy and Innovation, SRP

Roger Brown
Director, Clinical Program Development, United HealthCare, Military and Veterans 

Kanyon Hunt
Health System Specialist, AstraZeneca

If you are interested in serving on the local area board of directors please contact Julie Reid at