Board & Staff

Board Members for 2018-19

♦  President:
Linda Carlsen, Overland Park
    Community Volunteer

♦  Vice President:

♦  Treasurer:
Margaret Farley, BSN, JD, Lawrence

♦  Secretary:
Molly M. Wood, JD, Lawrence
    Elder Law Attorney


Executive Director ~Mitzi E. McFatrich

Office Manager ~ Lenette Hamm

Public Policy Coordinator ~ Barbara Conant

Director of Development & Outreach ~ Laura Meyer Pfeifer


  • Morgan Bell, LMSW, Lawrence, Palliative Medicine Social Worker
  • Barbara Braa, Eudora, Vice-President/Trust Officer
  • Ann Campbell, Topeka Retired, Accounting Kansas Dept. on Aging
  • Janet Dunn, Lawrence, Retired Military
  • Mary Edwards, Leawood, Community Volunteer
  • Marlene Finney, LMSW, Topeka, Retired Social Services Administrator
  • Jennifer Johnson, Lawrence, Author
  • Dave Kingsley, Kansas City, Retired Statistics Professor, KUMC
  • Laura Kirk, M.F.A., Lawrence, Filmmaker, Assistant Professor KU, Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Deborah Merrill, Lenexa, Retired Elder Policy Advisor
  • Bobette Puderbaugh, MBA, Lawrence, Bookkeeper
  • Judith Purdy, Wichita, Registered Nurse
  • Dave Ranney, Lawrence, Retired Journalist
  • Matthew N. Stein, MD Lawrence, Retired Physician

Honorary Board Member
William Dann, Lawrence

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