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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.

Southwest 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.

FY2018 Board of Directors

July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

At-Large Director, National Board of Directors
Linn P. Billingsley
Kindred Hospital
Las Vegas, NV

National Board Representative
Larry Blumenthal, M.B.A.
Dignity Health
Cave Creek, AZ

Jeff Cellucci, Kindred Hospital,
Dallas, TX

Jan V. Eyer
United Healthgroup/Optum
Denver, CO

Wendy Lawson MPH, RRT, AE-C
Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK

Kelly LeGrow
Brown and Brown Insurance of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV

Chair
Craig Litle
First Fidelity Bank
Oklahoma City, OK

Lynn Rosenbach, MD
Banner Home Care and Hospice
Scottsdale, AZ

Duane Ross, MD
TrueHealth New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Michael Siler
Practical Strategic Solutions
Salt Lake City, UT

Chris Stanley, M.D., M.B.A.
Navigant
Denver, CO

Julie Wilder, Ph.D.
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, NM

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.

Chairman of the Board
Wendy Lawson
Oklahoma Heart Hospital

Past Chairman of the Board
Craig Litle
First Fidelity Bank

Nominating Chair
Lorrie Bamford
Gaming Capital Group

Membership

  • Summer Duke
    Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
  • Robert Duncan
    Bank of Oklahoma
  • Jeff George
    Chief Meteorologist, Fox25
  • Dr. Kendal Hervert
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Ashley Howard
    Daily Oklahoman, Newspaper in Education
  • Rebecca Knox
    Rose State College
  • Matt Lay
    Tulsa Firefighters Local 176
  • Nancy Myers
    Nurse Psychologist (R.N., Retired)
  • Dr. Matthew Reinersman
    Stephenson Cancer Center and OU Health & Science Center
  • Adrienne Rollins
    Center for Health Innovation & Effectiveness
  • Dr. Eva Sawheny
    Oklahoma Heart Hospital
  • Wendy Sparks
    Carl E. Gungoll, Exploration LLC
  • Lynda Van Horn
    INTEGRIS Cancer Institute
  • Scott VanHorn
    Oklahoma City Firefighters IAFF Local 157

If you are interested in volunteering for the American Lung Association or learning more about our mission, please contact Terri Bailey, Executive Director, at[email protected].

Management Team

  • Bill Pfeifer, Executive Vice President, Southwest Region
  • Kelly Smith, Senior Vice President of Programs
  • Laura Zaccardi, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
  • JoAnna Strother, Regional Director of Public Policy

Staff Directory

Oklahoma Staff

  • Terri Bailey, Executive Director
  • Aimee Merick, Development Manager
  • Patrick Hattaway, Program Manager
  • Felicia Stroud, Office Assistant
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