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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.

Midland States 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.

FY2017 Board of Directors

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Kelly Hamilton

Rebecca Baker
Franklin, TN

David Balas
Saugatuck, MI

Jennifer Bazante
Louisville, KY

Rick Braun
Southfield, MI

Dr. Amy Chuang
Oberlin, OH

John Cloud
Dayton, OH

Dr. Steven Coulter
Signal Mountain, TN

Tom Farrington
Douglas, MI

Joan Fowler
Georgetown, KY

Blake Greenstein
Westerville, OH

Kelly Hamilton
Powell, OH

Pete Kalmey
Louisville, KY

Dr. Sumita Khatri
Shaker Heights, OH

Leslie Newman
Henderson, KY

Harry Perstadt
Haslett, MI

Dr. Jesse Roman
Louisville, KY

Therese Smith
Ypsilanti, MI

Leticia Towns
Memphis, TN

Richard Trivisonno
Cleveland, OH

Missia Vaselaney
Cleveland, OH

Laverne Yousey
Akron, OH

Cathy Zion
Louisville, KY

Management Team

  • Barry Gottschalk, Executive Vice President, Midland States Region
  • Robert Singletary, Vice President, Finance and Administration
  • Andrew Feast, Vice President, Development
  • Emily Lee, Vice President, Mission Services
  • Patricia J. Volz, Vice President, Communication
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