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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.

Southwest 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.

Board of Directors

Larry Blumenthal, M.B.A.
Vice President of Finance for Physician Integration
Dignity Health

Jeff Cellucci
VP of Operations
Capital Senior Living

Jan Eyer
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
United Healthgroup/Optum

Wendy Lawson
System Director of Respiratory Therapy, Radiology, and Sleep Center
Oklahoma Heart Hospital

Craig Litle
Mortgage Loan Officer

Lynn Rosenbach
VP, Post Acute Services & CEO, Banner Home Care and Hospice
Banner Home Care

Duane Ross
Medical Director
Evolent Health

Pete Sabal
RVP, Provider Solutions
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Michael Siler
Practical Strategic Solutions

Grant Smedley
Director, Power Delivery Engineering

Larry Staples
in2IT Architecture

Julie Wilder, Ph.D.
Project Lead
Sandia National Laboratories

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.

Leadership Board

Shelley Berkley
CEO and Senior Provost
Touro University Western Division

Linn Billingsley
Vice President of Regional Operations
Las Vegas Integrated Care Market,Kindred Healthcare Inc.

Matthew Grimes
Chief Operating Officer
Desert Radiology

Marilyn Gubler
Chief Executive Officer
Gubler/Kelch Enterprises

Connie Jones
Responsible Gaming Strategies

Lisa King
Area VP of National Business Development & Strategy
Gentiva Health Services, Kindred Healthcare Inc

Brian Kleven
Cheif Financial Officer
Dignity Health, St. Rose Dominican

Kelly LeGrow
Vice President
Brown and Brown Insurance of Nevada, Inc.

Art Little
Professor-Cardiorespiratory Sciences Program
College of Southern Nevada

Ryan Moon
Chief Operating Officer
Spring Valley Hospital

Mike Murphy
President and General Manager
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Nevada

Patti Peterson
Senior Financial Advisor
Desert Crest Financial

Pete Sabal
Regional Vice President
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Nevada

Bud Schawl
Kindred Hospitals Las Vegas

Steve Shell
Chief Executive Officer
Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

Larry Staples
in2IT Architecture

Brent Wright
Chief Executive Officer
Wright Engineers

Management Team

  • Tammy Rocker, Division Vice President; Southwest
  • Kelly Smith, Division Vice President of Health Promotions, Southwest
  • Stacey Mortenson, Division Director, Health Promotions, Southwest
  • Laura Zaccardi, National Manager of Human Resources

Staff Directory

Las Vegas Staff

  • Shannon Proctor, Executive Director
  • Will Rucker, Division Director | Health Promotion | Western
  • Kimberly Rogers, GPC, Manager | Health Promotions | Nevada
  • Michele Vogan, Administrative Assistant
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