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Board of Directors

The Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition Board is comprised of a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, as well as representatives from four founding member organizations and advocates representing six regions across the state.  The 15 members of the 2015-16 Board of Directors are listed below.


Joyce Cussimanio, President
Independent Consultant, Girard

Reagan Cussimanio, Vice-President

Teresa Briggs, Secretary
Also serving as the Southeast Regional Representative
Regional Prevention Center of the Flint Hills, Emporia

Kevin Walker, Treasurer
American Heart Association, Overland Park (AHA is a TFKC founding organization)

Ken Davis, Immediate Past President
KUMC/School of Health Professions, Kansas City

Board Members:

James Gardner
Primary Care, Manhattan

John Neuberger
KUMC, Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Candace Ayars
A.T Still University, Topeka resident

Ashley Ray
American Lung Association - Great Plains/Gulf Region, Topeka (ALA is a TFKC founding organization)

Hilary Gee
American Cancer Society, Topeka (ACS is a TFKC founding organization)

Jennifer Church
KDHE/Community Health Promotion (KDHE is a TFKC founding organization)

Daniel Craig - North Central Regional Representative
Central Kansas Foundation, Salina

Becky Tuttle - South Central Regional Representative
Medical Society of Sedgiwck County, Wichita

Misty Jimerson - Northwest Regional Representative
Thomas County Health Department

Donna Gerstner - Southwest Regional Representative
Finney County Health Coalition, Garden City

Nicole Brown - Northeast Regional Representative
Johnson County Health Dept., Olathe

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