Steering Committee

The Kentucky Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force Steering Committee is comprised of volunteers across Kentucky who represent major health partners in various fields all relating to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health. The Steering Committee meets quarterly, creates and publishes the Strategic Map and Plan, and plans the Task Force meetings. The Steering Committee is comprised of the Chair or Co-Chair person, Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs, and the KHDSP Program.

Meet Our Members

Heart Systems of Care Chairs

Greg Brislin
UofL Health Jewish Hospital

Clara Robertson
Baptist Health Hardin

Kentucky Against Stroke and Heart Disease Chairs

Gina Brien
Division of Women’s Health
Kentucky Department for Public Health

Jennie Morehead
The Emerald Foundation

Stroke Systems of Care Chairs

Kari Moore
University of Louisville

Jane Van Tatenhove
Baptist Health Lexington

Members at Large

Ashlea Christiansen
American Heart Association

John Holder
Kentucky Board of EMS

Brent McKune
University of Kentucky Regional Extension Center

Abigail Loechler
American Heart Association

Kentucky Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Staff:

Lonna Boisseau
Program Manager

Natalie Littlefield, MPH
CARE SMBP Program Director

Samantha Albuquerque, DrPH, MS

Karen Cinnamond, PhD, MSW
External Evaluator, CHES Solutions

Emily Kessinger, MSSW
External Evaluator, CHES Solutions

Breanna Walker, BSN
Task Force Coordinator