Board of Directors

The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors develops policies that advance the strategic goals and priorities of KAFP members and their patients, monitors program activities, and oversees the business and affairs of the organization.


Sheryl Beard, MD, FAAFP

President, Andover

Chad Johanning, MD, FAAFP

President Elect, Lawrence

Jennifer Bacani McKenney, MD, FAAFP

Vice President, Fredonia

Debra Doubek, MD, FAAFP

Secretary, Manhattan

Gretchen Irwin, MD, MBA, FAAFP

Treasurer, Andover

Jeremy Presley, MD, FAAFP

Board Chair, Dodge City


Jen Brull, MD, FAAFP

Delegate, Plainville

Doug Gruenbacher, MD

Delegate, Quinter

Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP

Alternate Delegate, Plainville

Diane Steere, MD

Alternate Delegate, Wichita


Jen Brull, MD, FAAFP

KAFP-Foundation President, Plainville


Keith Ratzlaff, MD

District 1, Olathe

Tessa Rohrberg, MD

District 2, Winfield

Dirk Smith, MD, FAAFP

District 3, Wichita

Shana Jarmer, MD

District 4, Wellington

Danelle Perry, MD

District 5, Manhattan

Graig Nickel, MD, FAAFP

District 6, Lawrence

Jill Linville, MD

District 7, Lakin

Dereck Totten, MD, MPH

District 8, Colby


Rick Kellerman, MD, FAAFP

Wichita Dept. Chair

Belinda Vail, MD, FAAFP

Kansas City Dept. Chair

Margaret Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA, FAAFP

Kansas City Faculty Representative

Rex Keith, MD

Wichita Faculty Representative

Mary Fischer

Kansas City Student Representative

Jeremy Licktieg

Wichita Student Representative, Voting

Parker Greider

Salina Student Representative


Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP

Communications Committee, Chair

Gretchen Irwin, MD, MBA, FAAFP

Finance and Insurance Committee, Chair

Daniel Dickerson, MD, PhD, FAAFP

Governmental Advocacy Committee, Chair

Melissa Rosso, MD

Membership and Member Services Committee, Chair

Jared Johnson, MD

Practice Enhancement Committee, Chair

Beth Oller, MD

Professional Development Committee, Chair


Ascension Via Christi Family Medicine, Wichita

Philip Dooley, MD, FAAFP

Program Director, Wichita

Cheryl Dobson, MD

Resident Representative, Wichita

Kansas University Family Medicine, KC

Kelsie Kelly, MD, MPH

Program Director, Kansas City

Zachary Degner, MD

Resident Representative, Kansas City

Gurpreet Dhanda, MD

Resident Observer, Kansas City

Smoky Hill Family Medicine, Salina

Kimberly Williams, MD

Program Director, Salina

Cooper Nickel, MD

Resident Representative, Salina, Voting

Wesley Family Medicine, Wichita

Kimberly Krohn, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Program Director, Wichita

Jennifer Thuener, MD

Faculty Representative, Wichita

Haley Lowell, MD

Resident Representative, Wichita

Mariah Miller, MD

Resident Observer, Wichita