Kinder Heart Foundation Leadership Board

Kinder Heart Foundation’s Board of Directors is called Vision Council and is comprised of founders, alumnae and volunteers who are elected by the voting delegates at annual Vision Convention. Vision Council members are elected for two-year terms and serve as the governing body of the foundation.


Richard James Smith

Shannon Meredith Smith

Gisela Kugler

National President, Founder 
University of Southern California

National Vice President, Founder
University of California Fullerton, BSN, RN

National Treasury, Founder