Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Directors

We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the American Heart Association Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Directors. These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the Greater St. Louis area.


Board President
Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology
Attending Physician, Stroke Service
at Barnes Jewish Hospital
BJC Institute of Health at Washington University

Randy Koning
Ernst & Young

Krista Bauer
Vice President, Human Resources
Ameren Corporation

Denise Hooks-Anderson, MD

Assistant Professor
Saint Louis University


Kelvin R. Adams, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Saint Louis Public Schools

Paula Boswell-Beier
SVP, Operations

Georges Chahoud, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE
Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardiology
St. Joseph Hospital - Lake St. Louis
St. Louis Cardiology Consultant, LLC

Melissa Cloniger
Audit and Assurance Partner

Todd Crippin
Vice President, Network Management
United HealthCare

Julie Kulawiec
Vice President, Sales and Account Management
Express Scripts

Gretchen Leiterman
Chief Operating Officer
Saint Louis University Hospital

Peter Panagos, MD, FACEP, FAHA
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine

Traci Ramsey
Human Resources Sr. Director, Executive Talent Management &
People Leader Effectiveness

Tim Rea
Principal / Chief Marketing Officer
Edward Jones

Devita Stallings, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Saint Louis University School of Nursing


Jennifer Jaeger
St. Louis Executive Director