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Board of Trustees


The chapter’s Board of Trustees is an elected group of volunteers with legal and fiduciary responsibilities for overseeing chapter goals, business operations, and focus in implementing the Society’s strategic response to MS.

David Doran

Law Offices of David Doran

Dana Foote

Board of Trustees Chair

Bill Gautreaux

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP

Dr. Sharon Lynch

University of Kansas Medical Center

John Olander

Sr. Vice President, Transmission & Distribution
Burns & McDonnell

Jeffrey D. Peier

Klenda, Austerman LLC

Lyla Perrodin


Ryan Schneider

Senior Vice President, Tenant Representation
Jones Lang LaSalle

Kim Sucha

Managing Director

John Snyder

Managing Partner
Dentons US LLP

Dan Watkins

Law Offices of Daniel L. Watkins

Melea McRae


Mike Vitelli

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Payless ShoeSource

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Kansas City Leadership Council

Kansas City Leadership Council Chair:
John Olander, Burns & McDonnell

Jim Allin, Applied Industrial Technologies
Jennifer Berhorst, Bryan Cave LLP
Aaron Blazier, community volunteer
David Brown, Humana
David Dickey, Consultant
Dana Foote, KPMG, LLP
Bill Gautreaux, Crestwood LP
Tracy Hartman, HCA Healthcare
Becky Hopkins, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
Sharon Lynch, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center
Melea McRae, Crux Marketing
Carrie Mermis, Martin Leigh Attorneys
Dr. Stephen Miller, Retired physician
Candi Moss, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of KC
Robert Nagel, Lockton Companies
Lyla Perrodin, Consultant
Terri Reintjes, Sprint
Brad Satterwhite, KEM Studio
Stacy Schieffer, Veracity Consulting
Ryan Schneider, Jones Lang LaSalle
John Snyder, SNR Dentons US LLP
Bobby Vickers, IMA, Inc.
Dan Watkins, Attorney
Shannon Wolcott, Marks Nelson

Omaha Leadership Council

Omaha Leadership Council Chair:
Randy Root, Burns & McDonnell

Chris Chapman, Star 104.5
Kym Chapman, Best Buy
Darryl Kucera, MS Forward
Gary Lee, INSPRO
Dannielle Oestreich, community volunteer
AJ Sanford, First National Bank
Kim Sucha, KPMG, LLP
Rob Voelker, community volunteer
Mark Westergard, E&A Consulting Group, Inc.

Springfield Leadership Council

Springfield Leadershp Council Chair:
Brian Inman, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Springfield

Abby Akin, Adsmith Marketing & Advertising
Bonnie Bell, Meyer Communications
Timothy Clegg II, Hurts Donut Company & Sno Biz
Blake Cully, Mercy Springfield
David Doran, Law Offices of David Doran
Mark Harrington, Old Missouri Bank
Monique James, community volunteer
Steve Loehr, Loehr Chiropractic & Acupuncture
Greg Mertz, Dings 'N' Things
Joel Pearson, Penny, Murray & Associates
Angela Smith, ADsmith Marketing & Advertising

Wichita Leadership Council

Wichita Leadership Council Chair:
Jeff Peier, Klenda, Austerman LLC

Chelsea Anderson, District Attorney's Office
Tally Bell, Neurology Consultants of Kansas
Dacia Brown, Emprise Bank
Melanie Garrison, Holiday Inn
Gary Hoepner, community volunteer
Ann Reed, community volunteer
Jenn Schultz, Bombardier Aerospace
Cindy Shaffer, community volunteer
Julie Stephens, community volunteer


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