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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 Plan 2014-2017

KBC Bylaws 2017 with Policies

KBC Organizational Chart

KBC Policies and Organizational Documents

Financial reports:

KBC 2016 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


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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

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

Board of Directors – Conflict of Interest Disclosures