President
PresidentLynelle Phillips, RN, MPH
Term ends April 2026

Ms. Phillips earned her BSN from Ohio Wesleyan University and her MPH from Emory University with an emphasis in environmental and occupational health. She worked for CDC/ATSDR as an Environmental Health Scientist, Nurse Consultant for Vaccine Safety and Development and Public Health Advisor assigned to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Her research expertise is in environmental health and hazardous substance exposure, vaccine-preventable diseases, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.  She has been a consultant for the Heartland National TB Center in areas including education, case study development and consultation. She has served as faculty for the Sinclair School of Nursing and School of Health Professions Department of Public Health at the University of Missouri for the past 12 years. Her teaching expertise is in community health nursing, epidemiology, vaccine-preventable diseases, environmental health, and ethics. She has also led several undergraduate study abroad programs to Cape Coast, Ghana and Capetown, South Africa. She currently serves on the Columbia Boone County Board of Health and is the Vice President of the Missouri Public Health Association. She recently has been appointment as Extension Nurse Specialist for the MU Extension Service, where she is helping to lead efforts to promote influenza and COVID-19 vaccines statewide. 

Vice-President
Vice-PresidentAnnie Eisenbeis, PharmD
Term ends April 2026

Dr. Annie Eisenbeis received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and is a licensed pharmacist in Missouri and Illinois. She completed an Executive Fellowship in Association Management at the Missouri Pharmacy Association after working as a pharmacy manager and clinical coordinator for several community pharmacies in both urban and rural Missouri. Her current role at the Missouri Pharmacy Association as the Director of Practice Development involves overseeing and managing programs including the Pharmacy & Technology Innovation Program and the Pharmacy Service Expansion Program. These programs work to support the design, testing, and evaluation of novel approaches to address evidence-based strategies aimed at reducing risks, complications, and barriers to prevention and control of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Through the Pharmacist Service Expansion program, over 90 pharmacies have become accredited to provide diabetes self-management education classes and education and are building a sustainable reimbursement model for pharmacist-led services. Dr. Eisenbeis serves as the Vice President of the Missouri Immunization Coalition and as a member of the City of Columbia’s Substance Abuse Advisory Commission. She is currently pursuing her Executive MBA at the University of Missouri Trulaske School of Business.  

TreasurerMichelle Morris, MPH
Term ends April 2025

Michelle Morris is the Administrator of the Polk County Health Center. She serves on the board for the Missouri Association of Local Public Health Agencies and is a member of the Missouri Public Health Association.

Secretary
SecretaryKate Lichtenberg, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Term ends April 2025

Dr. Lichtenberg is the physician director of enhanced personal health care with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in St. Louis.  She has an extensive background of sharing her expertise by serving in leadership roles of many local, state, and national organizations.  This includes serving as chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Commission on Quality and Practice, past president of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP).  She has been recognized for her services and is the recipient of the Greater St. Louis Community Health Award.  Dr. Lichtenberg earned her medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and a combined family medicine and public health general preventive medicine residency at the Forest Park Hospital, which is now closed, and Saint Louis University.  

State of Missouri Bureau of Immunizations Chief
State of Missouri Bureau of Immunizations ChiefLynelle Paro

Lynelle Paro is Bureau Chief for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ Bureau of Immunizations.  She also currently serves as the coordinator of the school and daycare immunization programs.  Ms. Paro has been with the Department for 28 years.

NE Regional Representative
NE Regional RepresentativeLisa Terbrock, BSN, RN
Term ends April 2026

Lisa Terbrock is the Nurse Supervisor at the St. Charles County Public Health Department. Lisa has been a nurse for over 18 years, serving most of those years in community health as a school nurse and lead nurse. She oversees the Vaccine for Children (VFC) and the Vaccine for Adults (VFA) programs at the St. Charles County Public Health Department. She is a member of the Missouri Public Health Association (MPHA), the Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN), and the American Public Health Association (APHA).  She is particularly excited about collaborating with fellow board members to develop strategies that increase immunization rates, address vaccine hesitancy, and enhance access to vaccination services in underserved communities across the Northeast region.

SE Regional Representative
SE Regional RepresentativeAlan Barnette, MD
Term ends April 2025

As a neonatologist at Saint Francis Healthcare System in Cape Girardeau, Dr. Alan Barnette cares for critically ill infants in the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Alan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Washington University and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi.  He completed his pediatric residency and a neonatology fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  Alan has worked with Missouri Foundation for Health, Bootheel Babies and Families, and the Missouri Department of Social Services to reduce infant mortality. As a board member of the Missouri Foundation for Health, he aspires to eliminate underlying causes of health inequities, transform systems, and enable individuals and communities to thrive. 

Central Regional Representative
Central Regional RepresentativeScott Henderson, MD
Term ends April 2026

Dr. Henderson is the medical director at the University of Missouri Student Health Center.  He oversees all medical operations at the Student Health Center including compliance, immunizations and other public health matters.  Prior to assuming this role at MU, he had 23 years of experience in graduate medical education.  He served in faculty roles in community-based family medicine residency programs in Iowa and Wyoming.  He served as residency program director for 12 years of those years.  He has held positions as an associate professor at the University of Wyoming and adjunct associate clinical professor at the University of Iowa and Des Moines University.  He has an extensive background in public health, school health, and college health at the local, state, and national levels.  Dr. Henderson graduated from the combined BA/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  He completed his Family Medicine residency training at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program at Cheyenne and a fellowship in Academic Family Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. 

NW Regional Representative
NW Regional RepresentativeShawnna Jackson, RN, MSN, PHNA-BC
Term ends April 2025

Shawnna Jackson, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and the RN-BSN Program Track Coordinator at Graceland University. She is also adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri, School of Health Professions. Shawnna has 18 years of experience in local public health, specifically in the areas of communicable disease prevention and control, immunizations, and school health. Shawnna is board certified in public health nursing and is currently working on her Doctor of Nursing Practice through Graceland University. 

SW Regional Representative
SW Regional RepresentativeHenry Irvin, PharmD
Term ends April 2025

Dr. Henry Irvin grew up in rural Southern Illinois and received a Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy.  After graduation, he and his wife moved to the Branson area to be close to her family and their favorite place on earth, Tablerock Lake.  He served the area as a community pharmacist at a large retail drugstore for nearly 20 years before joining Faith Community Health as a clinical pharmacist.  With the help of Dr. Heather Lyons-Burney, PharmD, and many others, they worked to open the first Charitable Pharmacy in the state of Missouri in February of 2023.  As Executive Director and Pharmacist in Charge of Neighbor’s Pharmacy, Dr. Irvin works to help provide access to medications and pharmacy care to the underserved and uninsured patients in Branson and the surrounding areas.  When chain pharmacies first started providing immunizations in 2008, Dr. Irvin’s location was among the first in the country to offer influenza vaccines all day without an appointment, providing over 1,000 vaccines in the first year.  His goal is to provide the same access to much-needed vaccines through Neighbor’s Pharmacy for the uninsured population of Southwest Missouri.