Board & Staff

The staff at Cairn Health has a strong commitment to serving those who apply for our programs and services.


Amber Beck
Executive Director


Brittany Vuu
Executive Administrative Assistant


Hailey Tipton
Client Advocate 


Maria Moran
Client Advocate

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Board Officers

Dr. Jacob Ott, MD
ED Attending Physician
CEP America/Ascension Via Christi

Vice President
Dr. James L. Vayda, MD, FACEP
Attending Physician &
Assistant ED Medical Director

Ascension Via Christi, CEP America

Kent Koehler, PMP, CPHIMS

Regional Technology Director
Ascension Technologies

Heather Poorman
Human Resource Manager
The Arnold Group

Board of Directors

Phillip Brownlee (ex officio)
Executive Director
Medical Society of Sedgwick County

Kevin S. Harrison, Ed.D.
Asst Prof/Director of Diversity (DEI)
Cohen Honors College @ WSU

Dr. Moneeshindra Mittal, MD, MMM, CPE, FAPA
Medical Director, Behavioral Health
Ascension Via Christi

Thi-Thi Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Medication Management Pharmacy Specialist
Ascension Via Christi

Calvin Pearson CFP
Financial Consultant, RJFS
6 Meridian

Cecilia Thibault
Client Experience Strategist

Malachi Winters, BSW
Division Chief, EMS Education Division
Sedg County Emergency Medical Service