Board of Directors

The Kansas Health Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors composed of individuals from across Kansas representing the business, legal, educational and health sectors.

KHF Staff

Staff members at the Kansas Health Foundation come from all professional backgrounds and knowledge bases. Together, this team works across departments to meet the organization’s mission of improving the health of all Kansans.

Christopher Power

Vice President of Operations

Deanna Van Hersh

Vice President for Programs

Stephen Webster

Chief Financial Officer

Kristi Zukovich

Vice President for Communication and Policy

Valerie Black

Information Technology Officer

Ashley Booker

Associate Communication Officer

Chan Brown

Program Officer

Doug Clasen

Facilities Manager

Monique Garcia

Director of Community Relations

Gina Hess

Grants Associate

Kathy Lawless


Nadine Long

Director of Strategic Learning and Grants Administration

Candace Malone

Program Assistant

Natalie Olmsted

Program Officer

Mary Poort

Finance Assistant

Ashley Thorne

Program and Evaluation Associate

Jeff Usher

Senior Program Officer

Blair Weibert

Grants Officer

Chase Willhite

Associate Vice President for Communication

Carolyn Williams

Senior Program Officer

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