Indianapolis Board of Directors

We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the Indianapolis American Heart Association Board of Directors.
These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the Greater Indianapolis area. 

The Indianapolis Board of Directors of the American Heart Association was recognized by the American Heart Association National Board for being
one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Silver designation for excellence. 
 

President
Jeffrey Hilburn MD, FAHA
JWM Neurology
President - Elect
Marc Gerdisch, MD, FACS, FACC
Cardiac Surgery Associates
Chair
Monte Curnutt
Roche Diagnostics  
 
Leadership Development Chair
 Jim England
J.D. Byrider Advertising Group, Inc.
Chair-Elect
Kathy Krusie
Community Health Network
 
 


2016-2017 BOARD MEMBERS

 
Jerry Smartt Jr., MD
Smartt Neurology, PC
 
 
Mark R. Owens
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP 
 
 Tom Brown
United Water Environmental Services   
 
Lori Shannon, RN, MBA
St. Vincent Heart Center
 Dr. Shawn Smith, Superintendent
Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
Tony Lamont
Tony Lamont Enterprises 
 
 

MIDWEST AFFILIATE BOARD

 Dan Krajnovich
UnitedHealthcare

 
 
   
 
NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Calvin E. Roberson, Jr., MHA, MPH
Indiana Minority Health Coalition 
Joe Heerens
General Counsel at Airport
Tom Blair
Fifth Third Bank
Member, Affiliate Board of Directors 
  
James Tisdale, BSc (Pharm), Pharm.D, BCPS, FCCP, FAPhA, FAHA
Purdue University
Jennifer Wessel
Indiana University
Purdue University Indianapolis
 
   



LIFETIME MEMBERS

Michael Ball, MD
St. Vincent Medical Group
 
Ruth Rench, MS, RN
Genentech, Inc.
 

 

 
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Andrew B. Buroker, Esq.
Krieg DeVault LLP 
Arthur Coffey, MD
IU Health Physicians Cardiovascular Surgeons
Pamela Hunt, BS, MSN, RN
Community Heart & Vascular Hospital

Mark A. Jones, MD, FACC
Indiana Heart Physicians
Tom Malasto
Community Health Network
Michael Schroyer, RN, MSN, MBA, FACHE
St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana  
  




For more information on the Indianapolis Board of Directors:
Wendy King, Executive Director