We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the Kansas City 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 Kansas City area.
The Kansas City Board of Directors of the American Heart Association was recognized by the American Heart Association National Board as one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Gold designation for excellence.
Dr. Rhea Pimentel
The University of Kansas Health System
DVP, Workers’ Compensation and Union Labor Studies
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Dr. Michael Artman
National Director - Engineering Services
JE Dunn Construction
Chief Executive Office
St. Joseph Medical Center
Senior Vice President, Civic and Community Initiatives/Community Volunteer
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Account Executive Producer
Dr. Steven Kaster
Chief Medical Officer
HCA Healthcare - Menorah Medical Center
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Dr. Willie Lawrence Jr.
Chief of Cardiology
Research Medical Center
Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists
Vice President, Commercial Lending
Central Bank of the Midwest
Dr. Jonathan Wagner
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Mercy Hospital/University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Dr. Heath Wilt
For more information on the Kansas City Board of Directors: Laura Lopez, Executive Director,