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The steering committees listed below are part of the national ON OUR OWN TERMS outreach campaign. For information on activities in your area associated with the outreach campaign, please check the discussion forum for your state.

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Kansas  

Barbara Baldwin
Smoky Hills PTV
6th & Elm Streets
PO Box 9
Bunker Hill, KS 67626-0009
(785) 483-6990
barbara baldwin@ KOOD.pbs.org



  Dr. Bob Haskins
Hospice, Inc.
1211 W. Oak
Chanute, KS 66720
(316) 431-6530
rhaskins @kumc.edu


Kay Lohmiller
Social Work Coordinator
Meadowlark Hospice
2220 7th Street
Clay Center, KS 67432
(785) 632-2225
mhospice @kansas.net



  Jo Clipson
Hospice of the Prairie
2010 First Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(800) 466-7209
hopi @starr tech.net


Julie Pinkerton
Clinical Coordinator
Hospice of the Prairie
2010 First Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(316) 227-7209
juliep @starr tech.net



  Vicki Fell
Program Director
Hand in Hand Homecare & Hospice
1320 C. of E Drive, Suite 5
Emporia, KS 66801
(316) 342-6640
vsfell @newman hospital.org


Midge Pelch
Newman Home Health
1320 C. of E Drive, #6
Emporia, KS 66801-2584
(316) 342-5606




  Wanda Koerner
Clinical Director
Hays Home Health & Hospice
105 W. 13th Street
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-6200
wkoerner @haysmed.com


Esther Ideker
Volunteer Coordinator
Jackson County Friends of Hospice
326 E. 9th
Holton, KS 66436
(785) 364-4828
esther- ideker @usa.net



  Sheila MacGrath
Executive Director
Hospice of Reno County, Inc.
3 Compound Drive
Hutchinson, KS 67502
(316) 665-2473
horc @sout hwind.net


Dr. Jack Wortman
Reno County Health Coalition
8 Tomahawk
Hutchinson, KS 67502
(316) 663-6001
horc @southwind.net



  Anne Kelley
Administrator
Valley View Professional Care
1417 W. Ash
Junction City, KS 66441
(785) 762-2162
akelley @rmc1.com


Brad Dyrness
First Church of The Nazarene
1315 W. Ash St.
Junction City, KS 66441-3330
(785) 762-4402
jcnaz @oz- online.net



  Marge Barnett
Department of Nursing
KU Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160-7220
(913) 588-4355
mbarnet1 @kumc.edu


Dr. Emily Taylor
Dean
Kansas Board of Healing Arts
2117 Riviera Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047
(785) 841-1816
metaylor @webtv.net



  Rev. Tom Wilkins
First Christian Church
920 N. Jordan
Liberal, KS 67901
(316) 624-2469
revtom @swko.net


Robert Carlton
Executive Director
Central Homecare and Hospice, Inc.
427 SE 2nd
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 283-8220
robertc @cent ralhh.org



  DeAnn Behring
Volunteer Coordinator, MSW
Hospice of Jefferson County
1212 Walnut -- U.S. Hwy. 59
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
(785) 863-2447
jchd @rural net1.com


Sandy Kuhlman
Hospice Services, Inc.
PO Box 116
Phillipsburg, KS 67661
(785) 543-5324
hospice @ruraltel.net



  Mary Beth Warren
Director
University of Kansas Medical Center
P.O. Box 296
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(316) 235-4040
mwarren @pittstate .edu


Eunice Proctor
Pratt Regional Medical Center
200 Commodore St.
Pratt, KS 67124-3099
(316) 672-5936
eproctor @prmc.org



  Sharon Will
Development Director
South Wind Hospice, Inc.
920 E. 1st
Pratt, KS 67124-0862
(316) 672-7553
swhospic @pratt.net


Kim Fair
Program Director
Hospice of Salina, Inc.
333 S. Santa Fe
Salina, KS 67402-2238
(785) 825-1717
kim.fair @salhelp .org



  Roger Steinbrock
Coordinator of Public /Alumni Relations
Kansas State University - Salina
2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 826-2642
rstein@sal. ksu.edu


Dave Pomeroy
KTWU
1901 S.W. Jewell Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-1100
(785) 231-1111
zzpomer @ktwu. wuacc. edu



  Steve Pontoski
SVHHS & Hospice
2252 SW 10 Ave.
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 354-4911
schtevep @aol.com


Donna Bales
President and CEO
Association of Kansas Hospices
1901 University
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 263-6542
livewell @southwind .net



  Don Checots
KPTS/Channel 8
320 West 21st Street
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 838-3090
don_checots @kpts. pbs.org


Karen Everhart
Program Director
Hospice Care of Kansas
630 N. St. Francis
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 264-9180
spclk @south wind.net



 



Kentucky  

Judy Flavell
Community Outreach Coordinator
Kentucky Educational Television
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40502
(606) 258-7247
jflavell @ket.org



  Jennifer Steen
Director of Volunteers and Education
Hospice of the Bluegrass
2312 Alexandria Drive
Lexington, KY 40504
(606) 276-5344
jsteen @hospicebg com


Jennifer Fowler
Project Coordinator
Kentucky's Journey's End Project
2501 Nelson Miller Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 426-6220
jfowler @kyha.com



  Maria Moore
VP/Mission & Outreach Service
Lourdes
1530 Lone Oak Rd
Paducah, KY 42002-7100
(270) 444-2115
mmoore @lourdes- pad.org



Maine  

France Shea
Outreach Director
Maine Public Television
1450 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
207-783-9101
fshea @mpbc.org



  Kate O'Neill
12 Jones Creek Dr. #3
Scarborough, ME 04074-9229
(207) 883-4604
koneill @maine.rr .com



Maryland  

Diedre Webb
Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117-1499
(410) 581-4105
diedrewebb@mptv.org




 



Massachusetts  

Angela Lifsey
Director, Media & Community Relations
WGBH
125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02134
(617) 300-5322
angela_ lifsey @wgbh.org




  Betsy Goodwin
Covenant Health Systems
420 Bedford St.
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 862-1634
betsy _ goodwin @covenanths.org


Carol Wogrin, PsyD
Executive Director
National Center for Death Education - Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 928-4727
cwogrin @mountida .edu




  Rigney Cunningham
Hospice Federation of Massachusetts
Executive Director
1420 Providence Highway, Suite 277
Norwood, MA 02062-4662
(781) 255-1848
hospice fed @aol.com



Jean Edmunds
UMass Medical School
Office of Ethics
55 Lake Ave. North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4026
jean. edmunds@ umassmed.edu




  Michael D. Wilson
Burn Intensive Care Unit
Massa chusetts General Hospital
Fruit Street
Boston, MA 01244
617-726-3354
MDW partner @aol.com




Michigan  

Diane Farquar, MSW
Director Program Services
ALS of Michigan
8521 Lyndon St., #200
Detroit, MI 48238
alsofmi @yahoo.com




  Beth Sollman
Educational Outreach Coordinator
WFUM
303 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 762-3028 ext. 133
esollman@ flint .umich.edu
Amy Ferguson
Communications Department
Fetzer Institute
9292 West KL Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009-9398
(616) 375-2000
info@ fetzer.org



  Deborah J. Russell
Bronson Methodist Hopsital
252 East Lovell Box 46
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(616) 341-6079
russelld@ bronsonhg. org


Kay Benisek
Director
Munson Hospice and Palliative Care
1105 Sixth Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-6094
kbenisek@mhc.net


  Dana MacLellan
Munson Hospice and Palliative Care
1105 Sixth Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-7665
dmaclell @mhc.net


Ruby Iwamasa
WDCQ/Channel 19 Delta College
Delta & Mackinaw Roads
University Center, MI 48710
(517) 686-9352
rtiwamas @alpha. delta.edu



 


Minnesota  

Dan Corbett
WDSE
1202 East University Cir.
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 724-8567
dan- corbett@ wdse.pbs. org




  Katrina Tobey
Grief Support Center
St. Mary's Support Center
Duluth, MN 55805
(218) 786-4085
katri natobey @bresnan link.net
Ben Wolfe
Director
Grief Support Center
St. Mary's Support Center
407 East 3rd St.
(218) 786-4402
Duluth, MN 55805
grief center @sndc.org



  Lyle Hoxtell
Coordinator on Aging
Otter Tail County Department of Public Health
221 W. Cavour
Studio One
(218) 739-2528
Fergus Falls, MN 56537


Deb Olien
Northfield Hospital
801 W. 1st St.
Northfield, MN 55057
(507) 645-3398
debbmail@ yahoo.com



  Ann Sunwall
Manager Community Relations
KTCA-TV
172 East 4th St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 229-1126
asunwall @ktca.org


Linda Norlander
Minnesota Partnership to Improve End of Life Care
1600 University Avenue Suite 300
St. Paul, MN 55104
(651) 917-4636
lnor lander @tcaging .org



 


Missouri  

Dick Millspaugh
Boone Hospital Center
1600 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 815-3583




  Jan Schupp
NACC Chaplain
2014 Redwood DR
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(573) 893-6391
JGS chupp1 @aol.com
Ann Allegre
Physician Contact
Kansas Medical Society
1625 W 92nd
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-2600
AAAllegre @health midwest.org



  Nick Haines
Executive Producer
KCPT TV
125 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108-3216
(816) 756-3580
nick _haines @kcpt.org


Linda Johnson
Social Worker
Midwest Bioethics Center
1021-1025 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 221-1100
ljohnson @midbio. org



  Sally A. Schwab
Heartland Health
5325 Faraon St.
St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 271-6040
sally. a.schwab @email. heartland- health.com


Mary Pat Gallagher
KETC/Channel 9
3655 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63108-6915
(314) 512-9137
mpgal @ketc.org



  Saundra Carter
KOZK/Channel 21
821 N. Washington
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 865-2100
Saundra_ Carter @ KOZK.pbs.org

Montana  

Jean Forseth
Program Manager
Big Sky Hospice
123 S 27th St.
PO Box 35033
Billings, MT 59107-5033
(406) 247-3302
(406) 247-3303
jeanf@ ycchd.org




  Linda Lemke
Hospice Volunteer and Staff Nurse
Big Sky Hospice
123 S 27th St.
PO Box 35033
(406) 259-1012
Billings, MT 59107-5033
Jan Davies
Deaconess Hospice
915 Highland Blvd.
Bozeman, MT 59715-0699
(406) 585-1099




  Chris Seifert
Montana PBS
Visual Communications, Room 172
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-3437
chris_seifert@ montan apbs.org


Loren Hines
Easter Seals Hospice
507 Centennial Ave.
Butte, MT 59701-0284
(406) 723-5780




  Barbara Landrun
Barrett Memorial Hospital
1260 S. Atlantic St.
Dillon, MT 59725-0357
(406) 683-3000



Bev Hellman
Glendive Medical Center
202 Prospect Drive
Glendive, MT 59330-0199
(406) 365-3306



  Kathy English
Peace Hospice
125 Northwest Bypass
Great Falls, MT 59404-0414
(406) 727-6161

Bev Hellman
Glendive Medical Center
202 Prospect Drive
Glendive, MT 59330-0199
(406) 365-3306



  Gary Weglarz
Hospice Coordinator
West Montana Home Care
2525 Colonial Drive
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 447-3142
garyw@ westmont . org
William Marcus
Director of Broadcast Media Center
KUFM-TV
180 Performing Arts Radio/ Television Center
University of Montana
(406) 243-4154
(406) 243-3299
Missoula, MT 59812
wmarcus@ selway .umt .edu



  Barbara Spring, PhD
Director of Community Engagement
Missoula Demonstration Project
320 East Main St.
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 728-1613 ext 202
bkspring @aol.com
Lilly Tuholske
Communications Manager
Missoula Demonstration Project
320 East Main St.
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 728-1613
lillyt @montana.com



  Tari Heppe
Clark Fork Valley Hospital
PO Box 768
Plains, MT 59859
(406) 826-4873
pln4406 @black foot.com