Health Forward Seeks Applicants for 2013 Board of Directors

Date: July 18, 2012
Contact: Jennifer Sykes
Phone: 816-241-7006
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) is accepting applications to fill seven upcoming vacancies on the 2013 Health Forward Board of Directors. To download the application click here

Members of the Health Forward Board of Directors serve a three-year term. Directors can be re-nominated for a second three-year term. Board meetings are the second Wednesday every other month at the Health Forward offices (2700 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64127).

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, reside or work in the Health Forward service area and are required to represent the Health Forward service region’s gender, racial, cultural, geographic, and ethnic diversity. Candidates with experience in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

asset management and investment strategy
public health
health care delivery to the uninsured or underinsured
health care advocate
community/neighborhood development
philanthropic administration
marketing/public relations
work in the research, legal or non-profit sectors
Health Forward’s Community Advisory Committee reviews applications and selects candidates for interviews. Interested and qualified candidates are asked to complete and return an application with your most current resume to or mail to:

Health Forward Foundation
c/o Brian Johnson, Chair CAC Nominating Committee
2700 E. 18th Street, Suite 220, Kansas City, MO 64127

All materials must be emailed or postmarked on or before September 7, 2012. For a full list of qualifications and a nomination form, interested applicants can visit the Health Forward website.

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About Health Forward

The Health Forward Foundation provides leadership, advocacy and resources that eliminate barriers to quality health for the uninsured and underserved in Kansas City, Missouri, Cass, Jackson and Lafayette counties in Missouri and Allen, Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. Since it began grantmaking in 2005, Health Forward has awarded over $140 million to agencies addressing health needs in the community. For more information, visit

2700 East 18th Street, Suite 220
Kansas City, MO 64127
816-241-7006 • FAX: 816-241-7005

Health Forward Foundation
2300 Main Street, Suite 304
Kansas City MO 64108
(816) 241-7006