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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.

FY2020 Board of Directors

July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Tom Andreesen
Managing Director
Protivi Inc.

H. William Barkman, MD, MSPH, FCCP
Director
University of Kansas Medical Center

Jim Brophy
Advisor
North American Partners in Anesthesia

Arthur Brown
Academic Dean, Health and Public Services
Des Moines Area Community College

Christopher Cahlamer
Attorney
Godfrey & Kahn, SC

Michael Carstens
Vice President, Health Products
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company

Malcolm DeCamp, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chair, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Rob Goren
President & CEO
Delta Dental of Missouri

Thomas Gross, MD
Professor
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Reggie Henderson
Vice President and General Manager
Telamon Corporation

Dustin Hinton
President & CEO
UnitedHealthcare

Michael Jaeger, MD
RETIRED - Medical Director
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

William Kempiners
Community Volunteer

Joy Kleinmaier
SVP of Strategy and Business Development
Indian University Health

Kevin Kovitz, MD
Director
Chicago Chest Center, Suburban Lung Associations

Heidi Larson
CFO
Goff Public

Todd Mahr, MD
Allergist/Immunologist, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Lisa McKinney
Partner
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Donna Mosakowski
Director of Business Development-Anesthesia
Medline Industries

Chris Scaglione
Sr. Vice President, Financial Operations
TierPoint

Ryan Sevcik
Attorney

Koley Jessen

Management Team

  • Lewis Bartfield, Executive Vice President, Upper Midwest Region
  • Meghan Miller, SVP of Development
  • 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.

James Chmiel, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
IU School of Medicine and Riley Hospital

Gina Davidson
EVP Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
Community Health Network

Christopher Doehring, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Franciscan St. Francis Health

Jamie Ellis
Chief of Operations & Finance
Katz Sapper Miller

Nasser Hanna, MD
Associate Professor and Practiitioner
Indiana University Health

Reginald Henderson
Vice President & General Manager
Telamon

Bruce Heslin, MD
St. Vincent Medical Group

Rachel Hobson
Corporate Risk Manager
F.A. Wilhelm Construction

Michele Howell, PMP
Vice President Business Development
Aon Risk Solutions

Alex Intermill
Partner
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Matthew Keppler
Market Chief Executive Officer
Kindred Hospital Indianapolis South

Joyanna Kleinmaier
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
I.U. Health

Daniel Long
Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP

Lindsay Lux
Vice President
CivicPoint LLC

Mike McCulloch
Vice President of Corporate Lending
Old National Bank

Johanna Nahod-Carlin
VP Customer Experience
MHS & Ambetter

Timothy Oliver
Managing Director Commercial Bank
BMO Harris

Bernard Reed
Vice President – Wealth Advisor
BMO Harris

Ben Shine
Community Development Director
Sun King Brewery

Darin Smith
Project Director
Anthem

Rupal Thanwala
Account Manager
Tenthpin Management Consultants

Michael Thor
Managing Director
Protiviti

Joel Tragesser
Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP

Craig Turner
Attorney
Buehler Laws Group

Sara Underwood
Respiratory Biologics Specialist
GSK

John Warden, MD
Pulmonolgist
Pulmonary & Critical Care, IU Health Physicians

Mark Williams, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care, IU Health Physicians

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