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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

FY2020 Board of Directors

July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Rebecca Baker, BSN, RN
Chief Clinical Officer
Utilize Health

David Balas, JD
(MI Attorney General's Office)

Jennifer Bazante
Enterprise Vice President
Humana, Inc.

Rick Braun, JD
Collins Einhorn Farrell, PC

Amy Chuang, MD
(Cleveland Clinic)

John Cloud, JD
Rogers & Greenberg, LLP

Tom Farrington
Sr. VP and Chief Information Officer
Perrigo Company

Joan Fowler, PharmD
Creative Educational Concepts, Inc.

Kelly Hamilton, CPA
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
OSU Health Plan - Ohio State University

Pete Kalmey
Executive Vice President & President Hospital Division
Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

Sumita Khatri, MD, MS
Co-Director Asthma Center
Cleveland Clinic

Leslie Newman, JD
King, Deep & Branaman

Harry Perlstadt, Ph.D., MPH
(Professor Michigan State Univ.)

Elsira Pina, DO
Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Therese Smith, RN, MPA, CCM
RN/Case Manager
University of Michigan

Leticia Towns, MSHA, FACHE
Senior Vice-President
Regional One Health

LaVerne Yousey, MSTE
(University of Akron)

Cathy Zion
President and Publisher
Zion Publications, LLC

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.

Louisville - Leadership Board

Lisa Bellafato
Health Education Manager

Joshua Berkley
Attorney at Law
Berkley Oliver

Debbie Burdorf
Director of Relocation
Semonin Realtors

Tiffany Cardwell
Human Resources Consultant
Mountjoy Chilton Medley

Veronica Combs
Content Strategy Solutions

Ylonda Davis
Director Consumer Operations
Farm Credit Mid-America

Don Hardison
Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch/Bank of America

Kyle Hoylman
Managing Partner
Protect Environmental

Robert Karman M.D.
Expert Sleep Medicine

Patricia Klika
Commonwealth Sign

Pamela Lindemann
Director Respiratory Care
Baptist Health Paducah

Douglas Lotz
Allergist - Immunologist
Family Allergy & Asthma

Mike Marnhout
Bluegrass Oxygen

Josephine Mei M.D.
Kentuckiana Pulmonary Associates

Sean Muldoon
Senior VP & CMO
Kindred Healthcare, Hospital Division

Timothy Mullett
Medical Director
Markey Cancer Center - Univ of KY

Ted Smith, Ph.D.
Director of Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil
Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute, University of Louisville

Steve Tong
LC patient/ teacher

Jenise Wehmiller Edwards
Business Analyst
Hogan Lovells

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