Board of Directors

The Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter is proud to be led by a strong Board of Directors who provide governance, strategic advice and development assistance. We are thankful to these individuals who donate their time, talent, and expertise to advancing the Lupus Foundation of America – Heartland Chapter’s mission.

Chair of the Board

Keith Lanier

Vice Chair of the Board

Burnis J. Chitwood


Chad M. Stiening


Alfred Kim, MD, PhD

Board Members

John Aton
Gilda S. Baldwin
Richard Brasington, MD, FACP
Joel O. Christensen
Eian Clinkscale
Therese Tryniecki Cross, PhD
Austin M. Dalrymple, DO
Arica Evans
Ann Fisher-Jackson
Mitchelle Price
Barbara Langsam Shuman
Margie Skiljan
Katherine Temprano, MD