Health Forward Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors

Date: June 24, 2014
Contact: Jennifer Sykes
Phone: 816-241-7006
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has elected two new members to its Board of Directors.

Hon. Ann Mesle was elected to complete the term of Ed Galan, APRN, who resigned in May from the Board due to new job responsibilities. Mesle is a retired Jackson County Circuit Court judge serving on the criminal, civil, domestic and juvenile court dockets for 13 years.

Zori Rodriguez, LCSW, was elected to complete the term of Susan Wilson, Ph.D., who resigned in March to take the position of Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Rodriguez is the Executive Director of SAVE,Inc.

“We are delighted to welcome these two women onto the Health Forward Board of Directors. They both bring not only a wealth of experience but a deep 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.