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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


Todd A. Mahr, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Vice Chair
Position Open


  • Jim M. Brophy
    North American Partners in Anesthesia
  • Arthur C. Brown
    Academic Dean, Health & Public Services
    Des Moines Area Community College
  • Christopher Cahlamer
    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.
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Reggie Henderson
    Vice President and General Manager
    Telamon Corporation
  • Dustin Hinton
    President & CEO
  • Michael Jaeger, M.D.
    Community Volunteer
  • William Kempiners
    Community Volunteer
  • Joy Kleinmaier
    SVP of Strategy & Business Development
    Indiana University Health
  • Kevin Kovitz, M.D.
    Chicago Chest Center
    Suburban Lung Associations
  • Heidi Larson
    Goff Public
  • Audrene Lojovich
    Community Volunteer
  • Lisa McKinney
    Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
  • Donna Mosakowski
    Director of Business Development - Anesthesia
    Medline Industries
  • Alan D. Rowe
    Executive Director
    Institutional Effectiveness
    Kirkwood College
  • Ryan Sevcik
    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.

Dan Long
Quarles & Brady LLP

Vice Chair
Joy Kleinmaier
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Indiana University Health

Recruitment Chair
Darin Smith
Project Director, Specialty Strategy & Execution

Executive Director
Tanya Husain


  • Jo Carlin
    Vice President, Customer Experience
  • Gina Davidson
    Executive Vice President, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
    Community Health Network
  • Christopher Doehring, MD
    Vice President, Medical Affairs
    Franciscan St. Francis Health
  • Jamie Ellis
    Chief of Operations and Finance
    Katz Sapper Miller
  • Gary Fammartino
    Regional President
    St. Vincent Health/Ascension
  • Julie Griffith
    Vice President
    Innovation Institute
  • Nasser Hanna, MD
    Associate Professor and Practioner
    Indiana University Health
  • Reggie Henderson
    Vice President and General Manager
  • Bruce Heslin, MD
    St. Vincent Medical Group
  • Michele Howell, PMP
    Vice President
  • Alex Intermill
    Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
  • Matt Keppler
    Market Chief Executive Officer
    Kindred Hospital
  • Dan Krajnovich
    United Healthcare
  • Lindsay Lux
    Vice President
    CivicPoint LLC
  • Jimmy Myers
    Distribution Center Manager
    Coca Cola
  • Tim Oliver
    Senior Vice President – Market Manager
    Chase, Indiana and Central Illinois Business Banking
  • Bernard Reed
    Vice President – Wealth Advisor
    Key Private Bank
  • Vishal Talwar
    Old National Bank
  • Michael Thor
    Managing Director
  • Rupal Thanwala
  • Joel Tragesser
    Quarles & Brady LLP
  • Craig Turner
    Buehler Laws Group
  • Sara Underwood
    Respiratory Biologics Specialty Account Manager
  • John Warden, MD
    Pulmonologist Critical Physician
    IU Methodist
  • Mark Williams, MD
    Pulmonologist Critical Physician
    IU Methodist
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