Board & Staff

Board Members for 2020

Molly M. Wood, JD, Lawrence, Elder Law Attorney

Vice President:
Morgan Bell, LMSW, Lawrence, Palliative Medicine Social Worker

Deborah Merrill, Lenexa, Retired Elder Policy Advisor

Margaret Farley, BSN, JD, Lawrence, Attorney


Executive Director ~ Mitzi E. McFatrich

Office Manager ~ Lenette Hamm

Outreach & Sustainability Claire Shanovich

Public Policy Coordinator ~ Barbara Conant

Past President:
Linda Carlsen, Overland Park, Community Volunteer


o Barbara Braa, Eudora, Vice-President/Trust Officer
o Ann Campbell, Topeka Retired, Accounting Kansas Dept. on Aging
o Mary Edwards, Leawood, Community Volunteer
o Sarah Jen, Lawrence, Assistant Professor, KU School of Social Welfare
o Jennifer Johnson, Lawrence, Author
o Laura Kirk, M.F.A., Lawrence, Filmmaker, Assistant Professor KU,     Department of Theatre and Dance
o Andrea Leavitt, LMSW, Overland Park, Social Worker/Care Manager
o Bobette Puderbaugh, MBA, Lawrence, Bookkeeper
o Judith Purdy, Wichita, Registered Nurse
o Dave Ranney, Lawrence, Retired Journalist
o Samantha Shepherd, Overland Park, Elder Law Attorney
o Matthew N. Stein, MD Lawrence, Retired Physician

Honorary Board Member

William Dann, Lawrence