News Releases - 2013

May 9, 2013

Sloan Elected Chairman, Four Kansans Elected to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Board of Directors

Steve W. Sloan, Pittsburg, was elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Board of Directors at its annual meeting May 9 in Topeka. Diane L. Lee, CPA, CSEP, Hutchinson, was elected to a one-year term as vice chairman.

Sloan, president and CEO of Midwest Minerals, Inc. since 1995, has served on the board since 2008. Lee, who also joined the board in 2008, is a certified public account with Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk and Loyd, LLC.

Directors elected to four-year terms at the meeting were Leon J. Boor, retired administrator of Memorial Hospital, Abilene; Andrew C. Corbin, president/CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Topeka; Gary D. Shorman, president/CEO of Eagle Communications, Inc., Hays; and Susan M. Smith, senior vice president and chief human relations officer, GLMV Architecture, Inc., Wichita.

Other members of the board are James M. Alley, III, D.D.S., Wichita; Leonard R. Hernandez, Wellington; Robin R. LacKamp, Rose Hill; Steven D. Marsh, Wichita; Edward J. Miller, Iola;  Louis E. (Gene) Mosiman, Topeka; Robert L. Mullen, Manhattan; Thomas C. Simpson, M.D., Sterling;  Cathy Mih Taylor, M.D., Chanute; and, Kenneth W. Winter, Dodge City.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
For more than 70 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has built a reputation of trust with its members and contracting providers by providing outstanding customer service while quickly and accurately processing claims; fairly administering benefit plans and contracts; offering programs, services and tools to help members improve or maintain their health; and operating under the highest ethical standards while being good stewards of premium dollars. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and is the state’s largest insurer, serving all Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte. For more information, visit www.bcbsks.com.

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