HCF Elects Board Officers and Members to Its Board of Directors

February 24, 2011
Jennifer Sykes

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has elected its 2011 Board officers and elected new members to its Board of Directors. Norman Siegel, an attorney at Stueve Siegel Hanson, was elected to a second term as the Chair of the HCF Board of Directors. Other newly elected officers include Karen Cox, Vice-Chair; Dr. Bernard Franklin, Secretary; and Sheilahn Davis-Wyatt, Treasurer.

Siegel and Franklin were elected to serve their second three-year term on the board. HCF also welcomed the following five new members to serve a three-year term:

  • Gena Clounch, Human Resources Consultant for Social and Rehabilitation Services, Iola, KS
  • Dr. Betty Drees, Dean and Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Edwin Galan, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, School of Nursing
  • Jim Nunnelly, Retired, former Administrator, Jackson County Prosecutor's Office/COMBAT
  • Peg VanWagoner, Vice President, Director, Institutional Client Strategies and Operations, American Century Investment Management

"We are excited to welcome these new members to our Board of Directors. All of the individuals bring with them a wealth of knowledge, expertise and a great passion for our mission to help eliminate barriers to quality health for the uninsured and underserved," said Steve Roling, President/CEO.