Please use the listing below to find a KHA staff member. Each staff member's name is a link to their e-mail address. To contact by phone, just dial 502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 (in Kentucky) and ask for the staff member by name or extension.

Michael T. Rust, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
ext. 4362 

Nancy Galvagni
Senior Vice President
ext. 4345 

Education and Administration

Sharon Perkins
Director, Education and Human Resources
ext. 4355 

Ashley Peterson
Director, Administration
ext. 4323

John Tyson
Manager, Building and Support Services
ext. 4338 

Tammy Wells
Receptionist
ext. 4310

Government Relations

Sarah S. Nicholson
Vice President, Government Relations
ext. 4334 

Claire Arant
Government Relations Coordinator
ext. 4336

Health Policy and Finance

Elizabeth Cobb, MPH
Vice President, Health Policy
ext. 4364 

Carl Herde
Vice President, Finance
ext. 4325

Debbie Bonn
Health Policy and Finance Assistant
ext. 4361

Information Services

Matt McDonald
Director, Information Technology 
ext. 4376 

Data Analysis and Planning

Chuck Warnick
Vice President, Data Analysis and Planning
ext. 4322 

Melanie Moch, CPC
Director, Data Collection and Training
ext. 4328

Membership Services

Pam Kirchem, MBA
Director, Membership Services
ext. 4363

Communications and Publications

Brian Bobrow
Director, Media Services
ext. 4359 

Ginger Dreyer
Director, Communications
ext. 4341

KHREF

Dick Bartlett, BS, MEd
Emergency Preparedness/Trauma Coordinator
ext. 4305 

Brad Learn
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
ext. 4351

Kentucky Hospital Improvement Innovation Network

Donna Meador, MSN, RN, CENP, CPHQ
Director, K-HIIN
ext. 4375 

Dolores Hagan, RN,BSN,CPHQ
K-HIIN Education and Data Manager
ext. 4389 

Deborah Campbell, RN-BC, MSN, CPHQ
Infection Prevention Improvement Advisor
ext. 4383 

Charlie Kendell
External Liaison
ext. 4331 

Emily Henderson, PharmD
Pharmacy Consultant
ext. 4358

KHA Solutions Group

Michael T. Rust, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
ext. 4362 

Brian Brezosky, JD
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
ext. 4333 

Cheri Estes
Administrative Assistant
ext. 4319

Finance Department

April Smith
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
ext. 4329

Brent Wates
Financial Assistant
ext. 4343

Property and Casualty

Darlene Phillips, MBA, CPCU
Director of Insurance Services
ext. 4314 

Brenda Conn
Customer Service Representative, Property and Casualty
ext. 4352 

Employee Benefits

Darlene Phillips
Director of Insurance Services
ext. 4314 

Professional Liability Claims Department

Kim Naber, JD
Director, Professional Liability Claims
Associate General Counsel
ext. 4369

WorkComp Network Department

Kim Naber, JD
Director, Professional Liability Claims and Workers’ Compensation
Associate General Counsel
ext. 4369 

Linda Ladegast
Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager
ext. 4316 

Jill Osborne
Medical Only Claims Adjuster
ext. 4365 

Teia Buell
Claims Adjuster
ext. 4374

Affinity Partner Program

Pam Kirchem
Director, Membership Services
ext. 4363