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 Leadership opportunities:
even years: Chair-Elect, Treasurer, Member at Large (Communications), Member at Large (Development)
odd years: Chair-Elect, Secretary, Member at Large (Nominations)
Executive Director – Brenda Bandy
Project Manager for Breastfeeding Welcome Here, Local Resources Directory – Julie Fields
Child Care Provider On-line Course Instructor – Vanessa Flood
2017 Board Members
Jolynn Dowling (term 2016-2018, 3 year succession/rotation)
Wichita State University School of Nursing
Brenda L. Moffit (2017-2019, 3 year succession/rotation)
Memorial Health Systems, Abilene, KS
Immediate Past Chair
Michelle Sanders (term 2015-2017, 3 year succession/rotation)
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Michelle Stephens (term 2017-2019)
Quality of Life Coalition; Stephens Chiropractic
Lisette Jacobson (term 2015-2017)
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Members at Large
Becky Reid (term 2015-2017)
K-State Research and Extension, Cowley County
Stephanie Henry (term 2015-2017)
Neosho County Health Department
Treva Smith (term 2017-2019)
Swope Health Services