Board Candidates

The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce the following candidates for upcoming elections. To learn more about your 2018 candidates, click “Read Candidate Statement” above each candidate’s name. CVs available upon request by contacting Carolyn at kafp@kafponline.org.

District Director Elections

Elections for District Directors are conducted by U.S. Mail ballot. 2018 elections will be held for districts 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8. One representative from each district will be elected. Ballots were mailed on April 13 to members in each district up for election. Ballots must be returned to KAFP postmarked no later than May 15, 2018. Below are 2018-19 District Director Candidates.

Click here to view the district map. Click here to view the current Board of Directors.

District 1

Keith Ratzlaff, MD

Keith Ratzlaff, MD

Olathe, Kansas

District 2

Tessa Rohrberg, MD

Tessa Rohrberg, MD

Winfield, Kansas
F. Ron Seglie, MD, FAAFP

F. Ron Seglie, MD, FAAFP

Pittsburg, Kansas

District 4

Shana Jarmer, MD

Shana Jarmer, MD

Wellington, Kansas

District 6

Courtney Huhn, MD

Courtney Huhn, MD

Lansing, Kansas
Graig Nickel, MD, FAAFP

Graig Nickel, MD, FAAFP

Lawrence, Kansas

District 8

Ferrill Conant, MD

Ferrill Conant, MD

Smith Center, Kansas
Dereck Totten, MD, MPH

Dereck Totten, MD, MPH

Colby, Kansas

Officer, Delegate, Alternate Delegate

Elections

The election for officers, Delegate and Alternate Delegate will be conducted in person during the Annual Meeting at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm during the Member Meeting & Election. The following positions are up for election. You must be present to vote.

Secretary

Jen Bacani McKenney, MD, FAAFP

Jen Bacani McKenney, MD, FAAFP

Fredonia, Kansas
Margaret Smith, MD, FAAFP

Margaret Smith, MD, FAAFP

Kansas City, Kansas

Treasurer

Gretchen Irwin MD, MBA, FAAFP

Gretchen Irwin MD, MBA, FAAFP

Wichita, Kansas

Delegate / Alternate Delegate

The following members have been nominated for the following four positions: Delegate (2 year term), Delegate (1 year term), Alternate Delegate (2 year term) and Alternate Delegate (1 year term).

Jen Brull, MD, FAAFP

Jen Brull, MD, FAAFP

Plainville Kansas

Delegate (2 year term)

Doug Gruenbacher, MD

Doug Gruenbacher, MD

Quinter, Kansas

Delegate (2 year term)

Diane Steere, MD

Diane Steere, MD

Wichita, Kansas

Alternate Delegate (2 year term)

Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP

Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP

Plainville, Kansas

Alternate Delegate (1 year term)