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Our Advisory Boards provide expert advice on a variety of issues to ensure that students earning degrees or certificates from JCCC are prepared to enter the workforce and become immediately productive.

Courtney Ash, Director, Respiratory Therapy, University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Carole Basinger, Director, Respiratory Care, Sleep Lab & EEG, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Overland Park, KS

Kelly Bower, Services Clinical Manager, Saint Luke’s Hospital-Plaza, Respiratory Services, Kansas City, MO

Steve Brabbin, Director of Pulmonary & Neurology Services, Liberty Hospital, Liberty, MO

Vance Burns, MD, Program Medical Director, Consultants in Pulmonary Medicine, Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS

Cheri' Cox, Manager, Respiratory Care, Sleep Lab, Neurology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Vascular Access, Saint Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

Lynn Crist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Bryce Dekat, Respiratory Care/Sleep Disorders Center Manager, Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS

Jason Elliott, Director of Major Gifts, University of Missouri-Kansas City, College of Arts and Sciences, Kansas City, MO

Carla Encarnacion, Director, Respiratory Services, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

Mary Lou Guy, Manager Pulmonary Services, Saint Luke's North Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Alisha Hipsher, Manager of Respiratory, Saint Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, MO

Patrice Johnson, Senior Manager, Children's Mercy Home Care, Riverside, MO

Amanda McDaniel, Operations & Hiring Manager, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Mark Petermeier, Director, Respiratory Care & Sleep Diagnostics Department, North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, MO

Karen Schell, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center School of Health Professions Education, Kansas City, KS

Lori Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, National Board of Respiratory Care, Overland Park, KS

Emily L. Wilkinson, Director, Respiratory Services, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Kaitlyn Wolken, Respiratory Therapy Educator, University of Kansas Health System, Department of Respiratory Therapy, Kansas City, KS

Josi Wood, Division Manager, Monaghan Medical, Kansas City, MO