Board Officers 2018-2019

Audrey Dunkel, JD
Kansas Hospital Association
MCHC Chairperson
Chair, Board Executive Committee

Jovanna Rohs, PhD
Head Start, Mid America Regional Council (MARC) MCHC Chair Elect and Chair, Bylaws Committee

Dan Ryan, MPA, JD
Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.
MCHC Board Secretary and
Chair, Board Development Committee

Wilaiporn Rojjanasrirat,

Graceland University School of Nursing
MCHC Treasurer and
Chair, Board Finance Committee

Tracy Russell
Mother & Child Health Coalition
Executive Director
Ex-Officio member of the Board


Board of Directors

Hayat Abdullahi, BA
Truman Medical Centers -
Hospital Hill

Scott Anglemyer,

Kansas Association of Community Action Programs;
Co-chair, Pregnancy, Infant & Child Health Committee

Carol Ayres
The Family Conservancy
Co-chair, Pregnancy, Infant & Child Health Committee

Raymond Daniels, EdD
Community Advocate from Kansas
and Retired Superintendent, Kansas City Kansas Public Schools

Katherine Friedebach, MD
Sunflower Health Plan

R. Audrey Hill, MPA
Saint Luke's Health System;
Co-chair, Legislative/Advocacy Committee

Jamie Katz, MPH, CPP
Johnson County Mental Health Center;
Chair, Metro KC Youth Collaborative

Stephanie Seger, MSW, MA
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Co-chair, Legislative/Advocacy Committee


Advisory Board

Betty Boyd
Community Advocate from Missouri

Alvin Brooks
Former City Councilman

Kara Hendon
Vice President
Fleishman-Hillard, Inc.

Paget Higgins
Community Advocate from Missouri

Christine Kemper
Kemper and Company

Audrey Langworthy
Former Kansas Senator

Jan Marcason
Former City Councilwoman, Kansas City, Missouri
Mike McCann
Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne, LLP

Betty Novak
Community Advocate from Kansas

Margo Quiriconi
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

Louis Ruiz
Kansas State Representative

Berta Sailer
Operation Breakthrough

Melinda Laughlin
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services

Rachel Sisson
Kansas Department of Health and Environment