Members

Terry Trafton

Chair

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Independence, Missouri

Nominating Committee

Mr. Trafton was appointed to the CAC in 2014. He works as a behavioral health specialist in Kansas City, Missouri.

Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley

Vice Chair

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Community Input Committee; Nominating Committee

Ms. Lesley was appointed to the CAC in March 2016. She is the executive director of Gilda’s Club Kansas City.


Art Chaudry

Treasurer

Appointing Authority:
Jackson County Executive

Review Committee

Mr. Chaudry was appointed to the CAC in 2016. He is the president/CEO of Swope Community Builders and Swope Community Enterprises.


Lisa Peek

Secretary

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Belton, Missouri

Review Committee

Ms. Peek was appointed to the CAC in November 2016. She is an insurance and financial services agent at Farmers Insurance.


Nozella Brown

Secretary

Appointing Authority:
Mayor/CEO of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas

Nominating Committee

Dr. Brown was appointed to the CAC in 2014. She is the extension agent for Family & Consumer Sciences at Kansas State University.


Damon Daniel

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Review Committee

Mr. Daniel was appointed to the CAC in 2018. He is the president of Ad Hoc Group Against Crime in Kansas City, Missouri.


Niki Donawa

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Nominating Committee, Chair; Community Input Committee

Ms. Donawa was appointed to the CAC in 2015 and was elected as chair in 2017. She is the chief community relations officer for Truman Medical Centers.


Mike Enos

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Community Input Committee, Chair

Mr. Enos was appointed to the CAC in 2014. He is Vice President, Marketing Communication for Axis Insurance.


Alan Flory

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Nominating Committee

Mr. Flory was appointed to the CAC in January 2019. He is the former president of reDiscover and a past member of Health Forward Foundation’s Board of Directors.


Glenna Garcia

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Iola, Kansas

Nominating Committee

Ms. Garcia was appointed to the CAC in 2017. She currently serves at the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center as the manager of quality improvement and waiver services.


Brian Geary

Appointing Authority:
Johnson County, Kansas County Commission

Nominating Committee

Mr. Geary was appointed to the CAC in 2017. He currently serves as the vice president of commercial loans in Olathe, Kansas.


Aaron Link

Appointing Authority:
Johnson County, Kansas County Commission

Nominating Committee

Mr. Link was appointed to the CAC in October 2015. He is a project manager at Perceptive Software.


Susan Mills-Gray

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Harrisonville, Missouri

Review Committee, Chair

Ms. Mills-Gray was appointed to the CAC in 2015. She is a Nutrition and Health Specialist at University of Missouri Extension.


Mary Jo Moore

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Independence, Missouri

Review Committee

Ms. Moore was appointed to the CAC in 2014. She is a consultant and coach for HealthierChurch.org.


Lana McKinney

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Nominating Committee

Ms. McKinney was appointed to the CAC in 2018. She is an investigations officer at KU Medical Center.


Thuylinh Pham, M.D.

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Independence, Missouri

Community Input Committee; Review Committee

Dr. Pham was appointed to the CAC in February 2015. She is a pediatrician at Children’s Mercy Hospital.


Carey Spain

Appointing Authority:
Mayor of Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Review Committee

Ms. Spain was appointed to the CAC in January 2019. She is the director of social work care management at Children’s Mercy Hospital.


Tenia Strother

Appointing Authority:
Jackson County Executive

Community Input Committee

Ms. Strother was appointed to the CAC in 2018. She currently serves as a human relations manager for the Kansas City Aviation Department.


Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Sub-Committees

Community Input Committee
Mike Enos, Chair
Niki Donawa
Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley
Thuylinh Pham, M.D.
Tenia Strother

Nominating Committee
Niki Donawa, Chair
Nozella Brown
Alan Flory
Brian Geary
Glenna Gracia
Aaron Link
Lana Perry-McKinney
Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley
Terry Trafton

Review Committee
Susan Mills-Gray, Chair
Art Chaudry
Damon Daniel
Mary Jo Moore
Lisa Peek
Thuylinh Pham, M.D.
Carey Spain

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