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The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc. (KBC) is comprised of individuals from a wide variety of organizations, agencies, and private businesses all working collaboratively to promote and protect breastfeeding in order to improve the health of Kansas families. The KBC welcomes and encourages participation from anyone who is interested in breastfeeding advocacy in Kansas.

All persons interested in breastfeeding advocacy in Kansas are welcome to attend our bimonthly KBC meetings.

Mission: To improve the health and well-being of Kansans by working collaboratively to promote, protect and support breastfeeding.

Vision: Breastfeeding is normal and supported throughout Kansas.

KBC Strategic Framework

KBC Bylaws 2017 with Policies

KBC Organizational Chart 2018

KBC Policies and Organizational Documents

Financial reports:

KBC 2018 990 Tax return (public)

KBC Leadership opportunities:
even years:  Chair-Elect, Treasurer, 2 Members at Large

odd years: Chair-Elect, Secretary, 1 Member at Large

2019 Board Members

 

Chair
Dr. Lisette Jacobson
(Term: 2018-2021)

University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health

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Chair-Elect
Dr. Sarah Jolley
(Term: 2019-2022)

Community Engagement Institute, Wichita State University

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Immediate Past Chair
Michelle Finn
(Term: Appointed Nov. 2018 – 2020)

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, Merriam

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Secretary
Susan Lukwago
(Term: 2019-2021)

Seward County Health Department

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Treasurer
Earlisha Killen
(Term: 2018-2020)

Riley County Health Department WIC

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Member at Large
Kate Cooley
(Term: Appointed Sept. 2018 – Feb. 2020)

League of Kansas Municipalities

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Member at Large
Jesse Guajardo
(Term: 2018-2020)

Citizens Medical Center, Colby, KS

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Member at Large
Treva Smith
(2nd Term: 2019-2021)

Swope Health Services

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Board of Directors – Conflict of Interest Disclosures

KBC Staff
Executive Director – Brenda Bandy

Project Manager for Breastfeeding Welcome Here, Local Resources Directory – Julie Fields

Child Care Provider On-line Course Instructor – Vanessa Flood

Communications Coordinator – Amy Trollinger

 

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