As an innovator in our field, we are always looking towards the future. Read more about our strategic plan here.


Brad Steinle, MD
Medical Director: Adult Medical Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

Dr. Steinle is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He received his Doctor of Medicine from University of Kansas. He has a strong background in neuro-rehab and is the Department Chair of Rehab Medicine at Saint Luke's Health System which he has held since 2007.


Nicole McCartan, MD
Medical Director: Pediatric/Adolescent Medical Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

Dr. McCartan is Board Certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. She received her Doctor of Medicine from University of Missouri – Columbia. She specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine with special interest in Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury. She is on staff at Children’s Mercy Hospital.



Medical Staff

Terrie L. Price, PhD, ABPP
Chief Neuropsychologist
Director of Neuropsychology and Family Services

Sara Baker, SLP
COO, Medical Rehabilitation and Education Services

Sara Baker has more than 26 years of experience in the field of speech-language pathology and medical rehabilitation. She is actively involved in the MS Society - Mid-America Chapter, the Mid-America MS Achievement Center, and the American Stroke Foundation. Additionally, Ms. Baker has presented on a wide range of topics related to reimbursement, stroke, brain injury, and concussion.


Allen Floyd
Director of Employment Services

Allen Floyd has been providing economic opportunity services to underserved populations for more than 20 years. He is responsible for designing and implementing new employment service models that better assist participants in achieving economic stability and their own personal goals. Floyd brings a keen understanding of how to successfully help individuals with disabilities overcome employment obstacles from a consistent track record of success in healthcare, mental healthcare, and financial industries.


Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of a group of business leaders, community volunteers and concerned citizens who are dedicated to helping advance our mission by providing organization governance and giving generously of their time, talents and resources to raise awareness and funds for the organization.

David Hunt Chairman
Liz Hawks Vice Chairman
Greg Gille Treasurer
Pam Dittmer Secretary
Jeanne Sosland Development Committee Chair
Tom Cranshaw Governance Committee Chair
Sarah Bloss Marketing Committee Chair
Beth Whalen CCC Board Representative
At Large  

Robert Aschentrop
Jane Bartley
Sarah Pence Bloss
Al Boulware
Paul Bower
Tom Cranshaw
Henry “Butch” Dougherty
Robert Eisler, Jr.
Margaret Fitzgerald
George Guastello, II
Sara Gude

Connie Kamps
Jean Kiene
Theresa Levings
George Morris
Sarah Nyp, MD
Kristen Page
George Parkins II, MD
Michael Pateidl
Bonnie Pearson
Harry Peel
Beth Whalen

The Rehabilitation Institute Foundation
Scott Adams
Richard (Dick) Ballentine
Michael L. Biagioli
Debra Box
Charles (Chuck) Connely
Beth Hall
Howard (Buddy) Jones
George Parkins, II M.D.
Edward J. (Ned) Reitzes
Teri Salach
Kathryn H. Vratil
The Rehabilitaion Institute Foundation Directors Emerti
John Parker
Randy Hedlund
Steve Liggett
Margo Shepard
Robert D. Payne


Our Board of Directors provide oversight and governance by being active participants on one or more of the following committees:

  • Board Organization
  • Executive Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Marketing Committee
  • Philanthropy Committee
  • Strategic Planning and Quality Accreditation Committee

Board Member Duties

Serving as a member of our Board of Directors is a rewarding, satisfying and educational experience.  The opportunities for community service and leadership growth are substantial.  Along with this potential for personal and professional development comes responsibilities and obligations of service.  These duties extend well beyond the basic expectations of attending meetings, personal giving and fundraising activities.

Board of Director Job Description

Board of Director Responsibilities

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