Board of Directors

Mary Ellen Conlee, President

Mary Ellen ConleeWichita, KS
2010-2016

Mary Ellen Conlee, the owner of Conlee Consulting Group, Inc., has provided lobbying and public affairs services in Kansas for 25 years. She is recognized as having expertise in health care, managed care, Medicaid funding, mental health policy, post secondary technical education as well as community not-for-profit partnering with the state.

Juan Perez, Parent, Vice President

Juan Perez, SecretaryUlysses, KS
2009-2018

Joining the Keys Board of Directors in 2000, Juan Perez is also the Principal of Kepley Middle School in Ulysses, Kansas. He has held his position as Principal for eight years. He began working with Keys in 1998 as a Technical Assistance Peer Network (TAP'N) consultant reaching the community around Ulysses. Juan is the parent of a child with serious mental health issues.

Juan also served as a member of:
The board of the Kansas State High School Activities Association (1993-1999) and was an executive member for the last three of those years (1996-1999).
The National Federation of High Schools where he has recently completed his first term (one term is four years).

Julie Figgs, LMSW, Parent, Treasurer

Mike Davis - no photoTopeka, KS 
2015-2018
Bio not available.

Cheryl Reynolds, Parent, Secretary

Mike Davis - no photoAtchison, KS 
2008-2017
Bio not available.

Vishal Adma, M.D., Professional, Member

Dr. Vishal Adma

Kansas City, Kansas
2011 - 2017

Dr. Vishal Adma, Medical Director, oversees medical services at the Psychiatric Hospital and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility.  Additionally, he provides psychiatric care to children and families.  Dr. Adma began working at KVC in 1999.

Dr. Adma utilizes a broad-based, multidisciplinary treatment approach to achieve KVC’s mission of providing the best possible medical and behavioral healthcare.  Dr. Adma acts as a liaison with community mental health centers, case managers and family members, and his vision for KVC is to continue expanding services so children and families can have the opportunity to receive essential specialized treatment.

Dr. Adma has Certification in Medical Quality, as well as a master’s in nutrition and food management.  He is an assistant professor in the University of Kansas Department of Psychiatry, serves as a hospital surveyor for The Joint Commission and is a diplomat for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Dr. Adma serves as the chairman of the board of trustees for the Telugu Association of Greater Kansas City.

Jeff and Janette Keil, Parents, Members

Mike Davis - no photo

Topeka, KS
2011 - 2017
Bio not available 

 

Beryl New, Ph.D., Professional, Member

Mike Davis - no photo

Topeka, KS 
2015 - 2018
Bio not available.

 

Michael J. Hammond, MSM, Caregiver of School Age Child, Member

Mike Davis - no photo

Topeka, KS 
2014 - 2017
Bio not available. 

 

Vicki Vossler, Ph.D., Professional, Member

Mike Davis - no photo

Topeka, KS 
2015 - 2018
Bio not available.