About the Network
About the Network
The SIDS Network of Kansas, Inc. was founded in 1996 and certified as a non-profit corporation in the
State of Kansas on July 31, 1998.  The Network serves the entire State of Kansas, which spans 82,000
square miles, and whose population is 2.7 million.  The SIDS Network of Kansas is a support organization
dedicated to providing grief and bereavement support services to families that experience the sudden
death of an infant. Additionally, the Network provides community awareness and professional education
specific to sudden infant death.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant under 1 year performance of a
complete autopsy, examination of the death scene and review of the clinical history.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ted & Susan Bredehoft
Co-Founder, Past President
(SIDS Grandparents)
Patty Calderon-Cordoba
Farmer's Insurance (SIDS Parent)
Todd Connell, J.D., CPA
President, Heritage Group
Nika Cummings, J.D.
Cummings & Cummings (SIDS Parent)
Brenda Davis, RN, MS, CRRN
Director Medical Surgical Nursing/Critical Care,
Norman Regional
Maurice Duggins, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
KU School of Medicine
Karen Foley
Community-At-Large
Stacey Frye, CPA
Lee Mathews Equipment (SIDS Parent)
Linda Hall
General Manager, Physicians & Surgeons   
Exchange
Shalae Harris, RN, BSN, MPA
Sedgwick County Health Department
Cindy Henderson
Community-At-Large (SIDS Grandparent)
Andrea Maurer
Captain, Sedgwick County Emergency
Medical Services
Melody McCray-Miller
Kansas House of Representatives
Sonia Phillips
Treasurer, Allen, Gibbs and Houlik, LC
Emma Richmond
President, O & G Exec., Berexco
(SIDS Parent)
Emalyn Rogers
Community-At-Large
Rhea Rogers, M.D.
OB/GYN, Wichita
Peter Sargent
Boeing (SIDS Parent)
Angela Scott
Teacher, Holy Savior Catholic Academy
J. Kolbe Sheridan
Wesley Medical Center
Dianna Smith, RN, BSN
City of Wichita Environmental Health
Bob Sterbens
General Manager, Downing-Lahey
Fannette Thornhill-Scott, M.D.
Community-At-Large
John Tracy
Reno County Medical Investigator
Jeremy Train
Compliance/Training Chief, PK Safety
Robert Wolfe
Battalion Chief, Wichita Fire Department

REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Diana Conway
Central KS Peer Support (SIDS Parent)
Dori Smalley
Southeast KS Peer Support (SIDS Parent)
Connie Entz
Northwest KS Peer Support
(SIDS Grandparent)
Mary McClasky
Southeast KS Peer Support (SIDS Parent)
Shawn Vrana
Northwest KS Peer Support (SIDS Parent)

ADVISORS/CONSULTANTS
Lance Slaymaker, D.O.
Pediatrician, SIDS Medical Advisor
(SIDS Parent)
Brian Schoenthaler
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The SIDS Network of Kansas, Inc.   1148 S. Hillside, Suite 10    Wichita, KS 67211    
Toll free: 1-866-399-7437    Ph: (316) 682-1301    Fax: (316) 682-1274
Web site: www.sidsks.org     E-mail: info@sidsks.org
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Our Mission
The mission of the SIDS Network of Kansas is to serve those who are or may be touched by the tragedy of
SIDS by providing supportive services for all those affected, community awareness, professional
development and support for medical research efforts.
Our Staff
Office hours: please call to ensure staff is present
Phone: 1-866-399-7437 (toll free) or 316-682-1301
Fax: 316-682-1274
General e-mail: info@sidsks.org
Web site: www.sidsks.org
Executive Director:
Christy Schunn, LSCSW
E-mail: christys@sidsks.org
Program Administrator:
Lindsay Smith, LMSW
E-mail: lindsays@sidsks.org
Administrative Assistant:
Bridget Koenig
E-mail: sidsbrk@aol.com
Where We Are Located
The SIDS Network is located at 1148 S. Hillside, Suite 10 Wichita, KS 67211 which is near the corner of
Hillside and Harry. Our office is on the lower level of the Doctor's Building in Suite 10.
(see map and pictures of building below)
Hillside Street
Communications Assistant:
Amanda Yoder
E-mail: sidsayod@aol.com