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Our Advisory Committees 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, MHSA, RRT
The University of Kansas Health System
Director, Respiratory Therapy

Carole A. Basinger, RRT
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Director, Pulmonary Services and Neurodiagnostics

Vance Burns, MD, FACP, FCCP
Consultants in Pulmonary Medicine
Program Medical Director

Cheri' Cox, RRT
St. Joseph Medical Center
Manager, Respiratory Care, Sleep Lab, Neurology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Vascular Access

Juanita Gordon, BSHS, RRT, RRT-ACCS
North Kansas City Hospital
Clinical Educator, Respiratory Care

Mary Lou Guy, MBA, RRT
St. Luke's North Hospital
Manager, Pulmonary Services

Alisha Hipsher, RRT, BSHA
Saint Luke’s East Hospital
Manager, Respiratory Services

Sarah Hughes, BS, RRT
Olathe Medical Center
Manager, Respiratory Care

Patrice Johnson, MBA, RRT-NPS
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Senior Manager, Clinical Respiratory Services & Children's Mercy Home Care

Robert Kwi, MS, MBA, RRT
North Kansas City Hospital
Director, Respiratory Care and Sleep Diagnostics

Kerrie A. Meinert, MHA, RRT-NPS
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Director, Respiratory Care

Ariel Pomerance, RRT, RT
Research Medical Center
Manager, Respiratory Therapy

April Rahe, MPS, RRT
Menorah Medical Center
Director, Respiratory Therapy, Sleep and Neuro-Diagnostics

Ronald Spruell, MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
Director, Respiratory Therapy SLH

Sarah Taitt, RRT, CPFT
The University of Kansas Health Systems
Supervisor, Pulmonary Function Tests Lab

Lori M. Tinkler, MBA
National Board of Respiratory Care
Chief Executive Officer

Kaitlyn Wolken,RRT-NPS, BSRT
The University of Kansas Health System
Respiratory Therapy Educator

Josi Wood
Monaghan Medical
Division Manager