Health Forward Elects Board Officers and Members to Board of Directors

Date: February 21, 2014
Contact: Jennifer Sykes
Phone: 816-241-7006
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has elected its 2014 officers and new members to its Board of Directors.

Thomas Carignan, Gena Clounch, Edwin Galan, MA, MS, APRN, and James Nunnelly were re-elected to serve their second, three-year term on the board. Health Forward also welcomed three new board members:

Tom Cranshaw, retired President/CEO of Tri-County Mental Health Services
Susan Garrett, Mattie Rhodes Center
Wayne Powell, Vice President of Executive Services and Chief of Staff at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Kenneth Southwick. Ed.D, was elected as the Chair of the Health Forward Board of Directors. Other officers include Kimberly Young, elected as Vice-Chair; Jon R. Gray, re-elected as Secretary; and Carignan, elected as Treasurer.

“All of the individuals elected to serve on the Health Forward Board of Directors bring with them a wealth of knowledge, expertise and a great passion for our mission to help eliminate barriers and promote quality health for the uninsured and underserved,” said Bridget McCandless, M.D., Health Forward President/CEO.