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Local Leadership

Our Regional Board and Regional Management Team lead us in our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Upper Midwest Regional Board

The regional board is the governing body responsible for strategic focus, organizational goals and measurable results in achieving the mission. The business of the board includes the equitable distribution of resources and programs as well as the development of volunteer structures across the entire region.

FY2019 Board of Directors

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Officers

Chair
Todd A. Mahr, M.D.
Allergist/Immunologist
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Vice Chair
Position Open

Directors

  • Jim M. Brophy
    Advisor
    North American Partners in Anesthesia
  • Arthur C. Brown
    Academic Dean, Health & Public Services
    Des Moines Area Community College
  • Christopher Cahlamer
    Attorney
    Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
  • Jeffrey Cahn
    Community Volunteer
  • Michael V. Carstens
    Vice President, Health Products
    Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
  • Malcolm DeCamp, M.D.
    Professor of Surgery
    Chair, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    University of Wisconsin
    School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Rob Goren
    President & CEO
    Delta Dental of Missouri
  • Thomas Gross, M.D.
    Professor
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Reggie Henderson
    Vice President and General Manager
    Telamon Corporation
  • Dustin Hinton
    President & CEO
    UnitedHealthcare
  • Michael Jaeger, M.D.
    Community Volunteer
  • William Kempiners
    Community Volunteer
  • Joy Kleinmaier
    SVP of Strategy & Business Development
    Indiana University Health
  • Kevin Kovitz, M.D.
    Director
    Chicago Chest Center
    Suburban Lung Associations
  • Heidi Larson
    CFO
    Goff Public
  • Audrene Lojovich
    Community Volunteer
  • Lisa McKinney
    Partner
    Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
  • Donna Mosakowski
    Director of Business Development - Anesthesia
    Medline Industries
  • Alan D. Rowe
    Executive Director
    Institutional Effectiveness
    Kirkwood College
  • Ryan Sevcik
    Attorney
    Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O.
  • Jack Shapiro
    Community Volunteer

Management Team

  • Lewis Bartfield, Executive Vice President, Upper Midwest Region
  • Meghan Miller, SVP of Development
  • Penny Fena, Chief Mission Officer
  • Brian Leibl, SVP of Finance
  • Michael Mark, SVP of HelpLine Services
  • Kristen Young, Executive Director - Greater Chicago
  • Linda Crider, Executive Director - Kansas
  • Greg Voss, Executive Director - Minnesota
  • Angela Wiseman, Executive Director - Missouri
  • Julia McCarville, Executive Director - Nebraska
  • Tanya Husain, Executive Director - Indiana
  • Micki Sandquist, Executive Director - Iowa
  • Linda Witucki, Executive Director - Wisconsin

Local Leadership Board

The purpose of the American Lung Association's Local Leadership Board to is raise the organization's profile in the community, advocate for lung health and increase resources to fund local programs and services.

Local Leadership Board members impact the work of the Association including: programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.

Chair
Thomas Gross, M.D.
U of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Division of Pulmonary Diseases

Vice Chair
John Bergman
Hubbell Realty Company
Vice President-Real Estate Management

Secretary
Laura Montgomery
Hubbell Realty Company
Office Manager | Executive Assistant

Membership

  • Amy Boeckmann
    DMACC
    Respiratory Therapist / Instructor
  • Arthur Brown, RRT, CRTT, CPFT, RCP
    DMACC
    Academic Dean of Health and Public Service
  • Christine Brandenburg
    EMC Insurance Companies
    HO Claims Stat Rptg Manager/Assistant Secretary
  • Laura Delaney, PA
    Des Moines University
    Assistant Professor
  • Alicia Gerke, MD
    U of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Division of Pulmonary Diseases
  • Whitney Kolbe
    Kemin
    Wellness Center Manager
  • Roger J. Kuhle, Esq.
    Polk County Attorney's Office
    Attorney
  • Jessica McLeran, RN
    The Iowa Clinic
    Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Lori Mein, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
    Mercy Medical Center
    Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Tom Muselman
    Retired - West Bank
  • Jean Rommes
    Retired-Patient Advocate
  • Jennifer Tinnermeier
    The Iowa Clinic
    Chief Legal Officer
  • Mark Westergaard, Jr
    Wells Fargo
    Implementation Consultant
  • National Representative
    Alan Rowe
    Kirkwood Comm. College
    Executive Director
  • Staff
    Micki Sandquist
    Executive Director
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