Reginald L. Robinson joined the Kansas Health Foundation as president and chief executive officer in December 2019.
A long-time Kansan, Robinson received his undergraduate degree and juris doctor from the University of Kansas. He has served as president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, a faculty member at both the Washburn and University of Kansas schools of law, a White House fellow, special assistant to Attorney General Janet Reno, and deputy associate attorney general for the United States. Robinson also was an active duty field artillery officer in the U.S. Army. He is a fellow in the National Academy for Professional Administration (NAPA), and currently serves on the NAPA board of directors.
Robinson has extensive public service and philanthropy involvement both in Kansas and nationally. He was appointed by Gov. Laura Kelly as facilitator for the Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission and was a member of several state juvenile justice advisory groups; appointed by Kansas attorneys general to the Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees (serving as chair for six years); was a member of the Kansas Children’s Cabinet for nine years; and was appointed to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
His community service includes serving on boards of directors for the Friends of the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas Leadership Center, Douglas County Community Foundation, the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, the National Academy of Public Administration, and the National Organization for Victims Assistance.
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