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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
University of Kansas Medical Center

Jim Brophy
North American Partners in Anesthesia

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

Christopher Cahlamer
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
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Reggie Henderson
Vice President and General Manager
Telamon Corporation

Dustin Hinton
President & CEO

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
Chicago Chest Center, Suburban Lung Associations

Heidi Larson
Goff Public

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

Lisa McKinney
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Donna Mosakowski
Director of Business Development-Anesthesia
Medline Industries

Chris Scaglione
Sr. Vice President, Financial Operations

Ryan Sevcik

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.

Mike Carstens
Vice President, Health Products
Physician's Mutual

Lisa Fuchs, MHA, RRT, CTTS
Respiratory Therapy Program Director
Methodist College

Rob Glorvick
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
West Gate Bank

Calli Hite
Senior Manager, Public Affiars
Cox Communications

Chris Hoke
Managing Director, Secuity
Sirius Computer Solutions

Russell Hopp, DO
Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology clinics at Creighton University Medical Center and at Children's Hospital. Director of Pediatric Allergy at Creighton University School of Medicine and at Children's Hospital. Co-director of specialty clinic in Food Allergy and Food Hypersensitivity Disorders at Children's Hospital.
Children's Hospital

Krajicek, MD
Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
CHI Health

Rudy Lackner, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine

Julie Lazure, RN BSN
Vice President Operations, Acute Care
Nebraska Medicine

Brian Lodes
NMC Corporation

Michelle Mapes
Executive Vice President – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Green Plains, INC

Sumit Mukherjee, MD
Medical Director-Thoracic Oncology; Attending Physician-Pulmonary and Critical Care
Methodist Hosptial Systems - Jennie Edmunson

Kathy Nellor
Wellness Business Consultant
Blue Cross Blue Shield

Ryan Schmidt, BS RRT
Clinical Specialist

Jeff Schreiner
The Scoular Company

Ryan Sevcik
Attorney, Shareholder
Koley Jessen PC

Tyler Shovlin
Vice President, HR
Select Medical

Carrie Valenta
CHI Health

Steve Wallace
North American Lead

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