Board Members and Officers

The Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation is composed of current and former Governor's spouses who have an interest in its mission. Its mission is to support the efforts of current Governor's spouses or their representatives, both in their states and nationally, to prevent or reduce childhood drinking, especially among the 9-15 year old population.

Board Officers (Elected February, 2009)

    Chair - Karen Baldacci, First Lady Emeritus, Maine
    Vice Chair - Sharon Kitzhaber, First Lady Emeritus, Oregon
    Secretary - Glenna Fletcher, First Lady Emeritus, Kentucky
    Treasurer - Sally Ganem, First Lady, Nebraska
    Chair Emeritus - Patricia Kempthorne, First Lady Emeritus, Idaho
    President/CEO - Hope Taft, First Lady Emeritus, Ohio
    Co-Chair - James R. "Duke" Aiona, Jr,  Former Lt. Governor, Hawaii 
    Co-Chair - Nancy Freudenthal, First Lady Emeritus, Wyoming
    Co-Chair - Mikey Hoeven, First Lady Emeritus, North Dakota

Board Members

  • Michael Scippa, Public Affairs Director, Alcohol Justice
  • Mary Herman, First Lady Emeritus, Maine
  • Sherri Geringer, First Lady Emeritus, Wyoming
  • Dr. Enoch Gordis, Former Director, NIAAA, Maryland
  • Lori Hauser Holden, First Lady Emeritus, Missouri
  • Janet Huckabee, First Lady Emeritus, Arkansas
  • Stephanie Johanns, First Lady Emeritus, Nebraska
  • Cathy Keating, First Lady Emeritus, Oklahoma
  • Lori Otter, First Lady, Idaho
  • Michele Ridge, First Lady Emeritus, Pennsylvania
  • Mary Ann Solberg, Former Deputy Director, ONDCP, South Carolina

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