Family Health

 
Directions

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612

785-296-1310

Link: Family Health Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Piper, Dr. Jessie Co-Bureau Director 785-296-6136  
Flerlage, Derik Co-Bureau Director 785-296-4747  

Child Care Licensing 
Directions

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612

785-296-1270

785-559-4244


Link: Child Care Licensing Page


Administration 

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612

Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Mowder, Lynn Administrative Specialist for the Bureau 785-291-3368  

Epidemiology 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Kim, Jamie Epidemiologist 785-296-6467  
Markert, Brandi Epidemiologist 785-296-4110  

Fiscal / Purchasing 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ray, Christina Fiscal Analyst 785-296-1547  
Hammond, James Central Accounts Payable / Purchasing (CAP) 785-296-7214  

Children & Family Health 

1000 SW Jackson St, Suite 230
Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Clark, Jaquita Child and Adolescent Health Consultant 785-296-8079  

System of Supports 
Directions

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 220
Topeka, KS 66612

Link: System of Supports Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Smith, Heather System of Supports Section Director 785-296-4747  
Goss, Kaylee System of Supports Program Consultant 785-250-6641  
Ungerer, Cora Family & Consumer Partnership Program Coordinator 785-296-8625  

Kansas Early Childhood Developmental Services 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Staab, Heather Part C Training, Education and Outreach Coordinator 785-213-6764  
Gustafson, Cally Program Consultant 785-296-1329  
Waggoner, Tricia Part C Coordinator 785-296-2245  
Zachritz, Rob Data Program Analyst 785-296-1294  
Batt, Sandra Senior Administrative Assistant 785-296-3319  

Consultant Unit 

Topeka, KS 66612

Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Swedlund, Juliet Perinatal and Infant Health Consultant 785-296-1305  
Wolf, Stephanie Clinical Perinatal and Infant Health Consultant 785-515-6718  
Nelson, Jill Perinatal Health Consultant 785-515-6717  
Torrez, Kelsee Consultant Unit Director/Behavioral Health Consultant 785-296-1327  

Community Partnerships 

Topeka, KS 66612

Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Akin, Carrie Unit Director 785-296-1234  
Fernandez, Geno Pregnancy Maintenance & Teen Programs Manager 785-296-1307  
HIll, Morgan Home Visiting Program Manager 785-296-7433  
Guyton, Dione Home Visiting Program Consultant 785-296-1311  
Devlin, Pamela Home Visiting Program Consultant 785-296-1311  
Frye, Holly MCH Program Consultant 785-296-1308  
Merrill, Toni Reproductive Health & Family Planning Program Consultant 785-296-6141  
Rivera-Newberry, Ivonne Family Planning Clinical Consultant – Office at KDHE 785-296-1300 316-337-6189

Special Health Care Needs 
Directions

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 220
Topeka, KS 66612

785-296-1313

Link: Special Health Care Needs Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Perez, Karen Program Manager 785-296-1295  
Valdez Garay, Alejandra Care Coordinator 785-296-3617  
Del Real, Liz Care Coordinator 785-296-1312  
Zavala, Adelina Program Consultant & Financial Eligibility Specialist 785-296-1313  
Retana, Ruby Care Coordinator 785-296-1328  

Screening & Surveillance Unit 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ellis, Grace Administrative Assistant    
Luna, Aidee Point of Care Program Consultant 785-296-6861  
Elliott, Lisa Newborn Point of Care Screening Program Consultant 785-296-6761  
Dalrymple, Alyson Birth Defects Program Coordinator 785-296-6134  
Black, Michelle Newborn Blood Screening Blood Spot Follow-up Coordinator 785-291-3366  
Duncan, Drew Section Director 785-296-1292  
Morris, Shane Screening & Surveillance Outreach & Education Coordinator 785-296-8212  
Anderson, Kinsey Newborn Blood Screening Blood Spot Program Coordinator 785-291-3363  
Lowrey, Marilee Newborn Blood Screening Short Term Follow-up Coordinator 785-368-8376  
Schardine, Liz Newborn Point of Care Screening Program Manager / Audiologist 785-368-7167  
Sorell, Kasey Health Planning Consultant / Maternal & Perinatal Initiatives 785-296-1205  
Neuhofel, Connie Screening & Surveillance Support Specialist 785-291-3363  

Early Care & Youth Administrative Staff Unit 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Force, Kim Senior Administrative Assistant 785-296-3569  
Arizpe, Alecia Senior Administrative Assistant 785-296-7745  
Jimerson, Tricia Senior Administrative Assistant 785-291-3187  
McDaniel, Larissa Administrative Assistant 785-296-3279  

Early Care & Youth Programs 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Branizor, Paula Section Director 785-296-8026  
Crosswhite, Liz Business Supervisor 785-296-8080  
Nelson, Debi Business Analyst 785-296-1278  
Becher, Teresa Administrative Specialist 785-296-8166  
Broky, Michelle Senior Administrative Assistant 785-296-8234  
Jellison, Tammy CCL Help Desk 785-296-3339  
Buckridge, Wyatt Administrative Assistant 785-296-8081  
Gasperich-Hurla, Krista Public Service Administrator II 785-296-2522  
Webb, Shelley Public Service Administrator II 785-296-6922  
Kern, Debbie Program Consultant I 785-296-1395  
Hodgens, Erika Public Service Administrator I, Concordia, Kansas 785-230-9398  
Tellez, Sandy Program Consultant 785-368-7277  
Walker, Lisa Program Consultant I 785-296-8165  
Zillinger, Roxanne Public Service Administrator II 785-296-1275  

Early Care District Staff 

Topeka, KS 66612

Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Schoenberger, Melissa Field Services Supervisor, Northwest District Office, Hays, KS 785-207-0623  
Stabb, Amy Northwest District Office, Hays, KS 785-207-8112  
Keller, Jill Northwest District Office, Hays, KS 785-213-0635  
Donovan, Tina Southeast District Office, Chanute, KS 620-860-7241  
Manuel, Jennifer South Central District Office, Wichita, KS 316-706-3523  
Claussen, Patti Southwest District Office, Dodge City, KS 620-213-0913  
McCluskey, Nicole Southwest District Office, Dodge City, KS 620-952-3975  
McCluskey, Nicole Southwest District Office, Dodge City, KS 620-952-3975  
Finney, Laura Child Care Licensing Surveyor: Chautauqua, Elk, Harper & Sumner Counties 785-250-6404  
Kester, Libby Child Care Licensing Surveyor, Stockton, KS 785-207-2041  

Nutrition & WIC Services 
Directions

1000 SW Jackson
Suite 220
Topeka, KS 66612-1274

785-296-1320

785-559-4242

Link: Nutrition and WIC Services Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Line, Main WIC Main Line   785-296-1320  
Moreno, Annette Vendor Manager (APL) 785-296-1325  
Stout, Taylor Title Local Agency Fiscal Coordinator 785-480-8114  
Miller, Chelsea Vendor Manager (Compliance) 785-296-0093  
King, Amy System & Data Analyst 785-296-8956  
Pelzel, Danica Director   785-296-1320  
Sanders, Krista Administrative Specialist 785-296-1320  
Florea, Casey Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator 785-296-0752  
Thomsen, Patrice Nutrition Services Coordinator 785-296-1189  
Vickers, Kelly Assistant Director 785-296-0092  
Owsley, Amanda Outreach & Program Integrity 785-296-1322  
Speirs, Linda State Agency Fiscal Analyst 785-925-6436  
Lewis, Suzan Vendor Manager (Contracts) 785-296-2865  
Hutchinson, Junna Local Agency Fiscal Coordinator 785-291-3161  

Maternal Child Health 

Topeka, KS 66612

Topeka, KS 66612


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Miller, Jennifer Title V MCH Director 785-296-1205