American Lung Association Board Chairs and Presidents/CEOs

 

Board Chairs

    • Edward L. Trudeau, MD, 1904-05*
    • Hermann M. Biggs, MD, 1905-07*
    • Frank Billings, MD, 1907-08*
    • Vincent Y. Bowditch, MD, 1908-09*
    • Edward G. Janeway, MD, 1909-10*
    • William H. Welch, MD, 1910-11*
    • Mazyck P. Ravenel, MD, 1911-12*
    • Homer Folks, 1912-13*
    • John H. Lowman, MD, 1913-14*
    • George M. Kober, MD, 1914-15*
    • Theodore B. Sachs, MD, 1915-16*
    • Edward R Baldwin, MD, 1916-17*
    • Charles L. Minor, MD, 1917-18*
    • David R. Lyman, MD, 1918-19*
    • Victor C. Vaughan, MD, 1919-20
    • Gerald B. Webb, MD, 1920-21
    • James Alexander Miller, MD, 1921-22
    • Lawrason Brown, MD, 1922-23
    • Charles J. Hatfield, MD, 1924-25
    • Theobald Smith, MD, 1925-26
    • Henry Sewall, MD, 1926-27
    • H. Longstreet Taylor, MD, 1927-28
    • Eugene L. Opie, MD, 1928-29
    • Linsly R Williams, MD, 1929-30
    • Henry Boswell, MD, 1930-31
    • Alfred Henry, MD, 1931-32
    • John H. Peck, MD, 1932-33
    • Stuart Pritchard, MD, 1933-34
    • Kennon Dunham, MD, 1934-35
    • James J. Waring, MD, 1935-36
    • Esmond R Long, MD, 1936-37
    • J. Arthur Myers, MD, 1937-38
    • Chesley Bush, MD, 1938-39
    • Henry D. Chadwick, MD, 1939-40
    • Paul P. McCain, MD, 1940-41
    • Bruce H. Douglas, MD, 1941-42
    • J. Bums Amberson, M.D" 1942-43
    • Lewis J. Moorman, M.D" 1943-44
    • Fred H. Heise, MD, 1944-45
    • Will Ross, 1945-46
    • William P. Shepard, MD, 1946-47
    • James R Rueling, MD, 1947-48
    • Herbert L. Mantz, MD, 1948-49
    • RD. Thompson, MD, 1949-50
    • David T. Smith, MD, 1950-51
    • Alton S. Pope, MD, 1951-52
    • Sidney J. Shipman, MD, 1952-53
    • Mark H. Harrington, 1953-54
    • John H. Skavlem, MD, 1954-55
    • Edward T. Fagan, 1955-56
    • Howard W. Bosworth, MD, 1956-57
    • William M. Morgan, PhD, 1957-58
    • Mario M. Fischer, MD, 1958-59
    • H. McLeod Riggins, MD, 1959-60
    • Herbert C. De Young, 1960-61
    • Stuart Willis, MD, 1961-62
    • William J. Martin, 1962-63
    • Peter W. Janss, 1963-64
  • William L. Cooke, MD, 1964-65
  • Albert W. Dent, LL.D., 1965-66
  • Sydney Jacobs, MD, 1966-67
  • Joe K. White, 1967-68
  • Daniel E. Jenkins, MD, 1967-68**
  • John L. Gompertz, MD, 1968-69
  • Judge Ernest E. Mason, 1969-70
  • William B. Tucker, MD, 1970-71
  • John H. Biddle, 1971-72
  • Justice John C. Harrison, 1972-73
  • Wendell L. Van Loan, Ed.D., 1973-74
  • Joseph B. Stocklen, MD, 1974-75
  • Jack L. Hoffman, 1975-76
  • James Kieran, MD, 1976-77
  • Robert E. Douglas, 1977-78
  • Ethelene J. Crockett, MD, 1978-79
  • Richard Sinsheimer, 1978-79**
  • G. Gordon Beck, 1979-80
  • Richard Sinsheimer, 1980-81
  • Edmund C. Casey, MD, 1981-82
  • Conrad M. Fowler, 1982-83
  • Edward M. Sewell, MD, 1983-84
  • Jeanne Malchon, 1984-85
  • Walter J. Hatcher, 1985-86
  • Lois T. Ellison, MD, 1986-87
  • Carol H. Kawanami, 1987-88
  • Thomas J. Godar, MD, 1988-89
  • Anne L. Davis, MD, 1989-90
  • John D. Allen, MD, 1990-91
  • John D. White, PhD, 1991-92
  • Lee B. Reichman, MD, M.P.H., 1992-93
  • Alfred Munzer, MD, 1993-94
  • Joseph H. Bates, 1994-95
  • Jacqueline D. McLeod, MPH, 1995-96
  • Thomas F. Gibson, 1996-97
  • Donald L. Clark, 1997-98
  • Linda B. Ford, MD 1998-99
  • Ernest P. Franck, 1999-2000
  • John M. Coruthers Jr., 2000-01
  • Judge Cordell Meeks, 2001-02
  • Anthony J. DeLucia, Phd., 2002-03
  • William M. Voigt, 2003-04
  • Charles A. Heinrich, 2004-05
  • John F. "Jack" Sutter, 2005-06
  • Terri E. Weaver, PhD RN, FAAN, 2006-07
  • Bruce A. Herring, 2007-08
  • Stephen Nolan, Esq., 2008-09
  • Mary H. Partridge, 2009-10
  • H. James Gooden, 2010-11
  • Albert A. Rizzo, MD, 2011-12
  • Ross Lanzafame, Esq. 2012-14
  • Kathryn A. Forbes, 2014-16
  • John F. Emanuel, JD, 2016-2018
  • Penny J. Schilz – 2018-2020
  • Stephen R. O’Kane – 2020-22
  • Cheryl A. Calhoun, CPA – 2022-24 

*National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, 1904-18
National Tuberculosis Association, 1918-68
National Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association, 1968-73
American Lung Association, 1973-present

**For unexpired term

Managing Directors/Presidents/CEOs

  • Livingston Farrand, MD, 1905-14
  • Charles J. Hatfield, MD, 1914-22
  • Linsley R. Williams, MD, 1922-28
  • Kendall Emerson, MD, 1928-47
  • James E. Perkins, MD, MPH, 1948-70
  • Robert J. Anderson, MD, 1970-73
  • Gerald Riso, 1974-77
  • Charles Kiesewetter, 1977-79
  • James A. Swomley, 1980-90
  • John R. Garrison, 1990-2001
  • John Kirkwood, 2001-07
  • Bernadette Toomey, 2007-08
  • Charles Conner, 2009-12
  • Harold Wimmer, 2013-Present

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