Today, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin announced two new members of their Local Leadership Board of Directors.
The new elected members are:
Justin Green, Vice President of Hospitality and Strategy for the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum
Dr. Alberto de Hoyos, Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Director of Thoracic Oncology for Ascension Wisconsin
Full bios and headshots are available upon request.
The Lung Association’s Local Leadership Board of Directors, which has 18 members, help lead the organization in their mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The purpose of the Board to is raise the Lung Association’s profile in the community, advocate for lung health, and increase resources to fund local programs and services. Board members impact the work of the Association’s programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.
“Justin and Dr. de Hoyos are incredible assets to our local work at the Lung Association. Their insight and experience are critical to helping us serve all communities,” said Megan Cordova, Executive Director of the Lung Association. “Thanks to the service of these individuals, we are helping Wisconsin residents breathe a little easier and our leadership is more representative of all communities.”
The Lung Association in Wisconsin conducts much of its work through fundraisers throughout the year. Their biggest event of the year, the Fight For Air Climb, typically takes place in the stairwells of the U.S. Bank Center but moved to American Family Field as an outdoor climb challenge for the safety of participants, volunteers and staff. Additionally, the organization hosts its annual Gala, LUNG FORCE Walk and conducts local programming that includes: Better Breather’s Clubs, education on vaping, tobacco, and lung disease. Learn more about local educational and fundraising events at Lung.org/Wisconsin.
For more information about these board members or to request an interview, contact James A. Martinez at the American Lung Association at [email protected] or 312-445-2501.
About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.