Our Leadership

2023-2024 Board of Governors


President - Jessica Richter, DO, MPH - Kansas City, MO
President-Elect - Caitlin Rogers, DO - St. Louis, MO
Vice-President - James Starrett, DO - St. Louis, MO
Treasurer - Elizabeth Bowman DO - Montreal, MO
Secretary - James A. DiRenna, Jr., DO, FACOFP - Kansas City, MO
Immediate Past President - Ian Fawks, DO, FACOFP - Springfield, MO
Alan Brewer, DO, FACOFP - St. Joseph, MO
Chelsie Cain, DO - Kansas City, MO
Eric Lesh, DO - Kirksville, MO
Patrick Nakashima-Moran, DO - St. Louis, MO
Aaron Neisen, DO - Kansas City, MO

Resident Members
Ann Abbott, DO - Kansas City, MO
Mallory Dameron, DO - Kansas City, MO
Student Members
Levi Stacken - ATSU-KCOM
Shalom Lee - KCU-Kansas City
Josie Schmitz - KCU-Joplin

The Board of Governors handles all governance, policies, and procedures. The Society has two standing committees: the Convention and Education Committee, which plans and helps to implement the annual family medicine CME programs; and the Membership Committee which is tasked with growing the organization.