WICHITA, KAN. – Kristi Zukovich joined the Kansas Health Foundation as Vice President for Communications on June 27.
Most recently, Zukovich was the director of communications and community initiatives for Sedgwick County where she served as the strategic advisor to the county manager, commissioners, and departments regarding communication messages and community initiatives.
During that time, she coordinated community engagement and communication strategies for the construction of Intrust Bank Arena, served as the liaison with technical education stakeholders to develop the National Center for Aviation Training, and served as the state legislative representative to advance community efforts.
A Wichita native, Zukovich is a Kansas State University graduate with a BA degree in journalism and mass communications. She also earned a MS degree in human resources development from Pittsburg State University.
At KHF, Zukovich will oversee external communication strategies as well as plan and implement communication programs to educate the public in support of the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of Kansans.
The Kansas Health Foundation is based in Wichita, but statewide in its focus. With a mission to improve the health of all Kansans, KHF envisions a culture in which every Kansan can make healthy choices where they live, work and play. To achieve this, KHF focuses its work in four impact areas: access to affordable health care, healthy behaviors, civic and community engagement and educational attainment. During its history, KHF has provided more than $500 million in grants to Kansas communities and organizations, and looks forward to working toward its mission and vision for many years to come.
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